He returned on Friday, but he’s officially back today.
Steelers running back LeVeon Bell has signed his one-year, $12.1 million franchise tender. The team announced the development on Monday morning.
The team also noted that it has received a two-week roster exemption for Bell. This allows them to carry 54 players until Bell is activated, which could (and likely will) happen before Sunday’s game at Cleveland. Obviously good news for owners. The story also pointed out after the season, the Steelers will have to decide whether to sign Bell to a long-term contract, to apply the franchise tender again (by rule, he’d be entitled to $14.56 million), or to allow him to become a free agent.