Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell (knee) ruled out of playoff game vs. Ravens

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Le'Veon Bell ruled out for wild-card game
Friday January 2nd, 2015

Pittsburgh Steelers running back has been ruled out of Saturday's playoff game against the Baltimore Ravens, Pittsburgh announced Friday.

Bell did not practice all week after hyperextending his right knee during the fourth quarter of last Sunday's win over the Cincinnati Bengals. An 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

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