Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell (knee) did not practice for second straight day

Thursday January 1st, 2015

Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell did not participate in practice for the second straight day on Thursday, according to Scott Brown of

Bell hyperextended his right knee during the fourth quarter of last Sunday's win over the Cincinnati BengalsAn MRI exam this week reportedly showed no ligament damage.

Over 16 games this season, Bell has carried 290 times for a team-high 1,361 yards and eight touchdowns.The Steelers released LeGarrette Blount in November and this week signed former Vikings and Browns running back Ben Tate.

The other running backs on Pittsburgh's roster are rookies Josh Harris and Dri Archer

Pittsburgh will face the Baltimore Ravens in the Wild Card round of the playoffs on Saturday.

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