Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell on injured knee: 'I feel great'

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Le'Veon Bell says knee feels great
Wednesday December 31st, 2014

Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell said he feels "great," but is still day-to-day as he recovers from a knee injury, Aditi Kinkhabwala of reports.

Bell suffered a​ hyperextended knee in Pittsburgh's Week 17 win over the Cincinnati Bengals. He left the game in the second half and did not return, but an MRI revealed no structural damage.

Bell led the Steelers with 1,361 rushing yards and eight touchdowns this season while also catching 83 balls for 854 yards and four touchdowns. 

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Pittsburgh signed running back Ben Tate on Tuesday. While playing for the Browns and Vikings this season, Tate had 371 rushing yards and four touchdowns. 

The Steelers released running back LeGarrette Blount earlier this season after he left a game early after not getting any carries. After the Steelers cut him, Blount signed with the New England Patriots.

Pittsburgh finished 11-5 and won the AFC North. It plays host to the Baltimore Ravens on Saturday at 8:15 p.m. ET.

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