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Steelers RB Bell could have suspension reduced

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Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell could have his suspension reduced from three games if the NFL Players Union and NFL can reach a settlement agreement in ongoing talks.

ESPN reported the two sides were negotiating as the Steelers opened training camp in Latrobe, Pa.

Bell was suspended three games for a DUI arrest during which he admitted to smoking marijuana. Bell told officers he smoked “two hours ago, I’m not high anymore.”

The NFL instituted a new policy on drunk driving arrests with suspensions starting at two games, with an additional game possible under “aggravating circumstances” such as drug use, possession or property damage.


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