5 free agents Steelers need to consider from the Super Bowl

Le'Veon Bell #26 of the Kansas City Chiefs (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
Le'Veon Bell #26 of the Kansas City Chiefs (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images) /
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Le’Veon Bell

While I’ve written about him and the next guy on the list reuniting with the Steelers this offseason already, the point is still valid. While Le’Veon Bell has had his struggles since leaving the team, it would be a very Steelers type of move to have him come back. While his contract would have to be at or just above the minimum, the team is in need of some new faces at running back, and Bell could help as the team seeks out their next starting back.

Without a question, Bell had his most success with the Steelers, and a return to them could bring about more of a return to form for the former top running back. At worst, he could be a solid depth player that aids in the transition to a new running back from the draft. Bell could still serve as the third-down back though, as he was a popular target for Ben Roethlisberger while on the team. This could be a win-win for both parties.

Again, he would have to be playing for just about the minimum, and given his struggles, it’s hard to imagine him getting much more than that. Both sides would have little invested in the other, and this reunion likely wouldn’t be for much more than a year. The Steelers would get a capable player that could start or be more of a role player while Bell returns to the team that he dominated for in the past. Both sides could win here if a contract with proper value is signed.