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Big night for Bell who wins two NFL honors


It's been quite the year for Steelers' running back Le'Veon Bell, winning the team's Most Valuable Player, selected to his first Pro Bowl, being named AP All-Pro and sharing co-winner of the NFL 101 AFC Offensive Player of the Year honor with teammate Antonio Brown, among other honors.

On Saturday, Bell added two more honors when he was selected by fans as the FedEx Ground Player of the Year and the Fantasy Football Player of the Year. Both awards were announced as a part of the 4th Annual NFL Honors.

Bell had 290 carries for 1,361 yards, a 4.7 yard average, and eight touchdowns in 2014. Bell set a Steelers' record in 2014 with 2,215 yards from scrimmage, finishing second in the NFL in that category.

Bell also set a single season record for running backs in receptions with 83 and receiving yards with 854. Bell set a record with the most first downs in a season with 114 and rushed for the fifth-most yards (1,361) in a single season in team history.

"I think this year was a good individual performance for me," said Bell. "I haven't stopped and really looked at it. The year went really fast. When I go back and look at the games, I see some of the things I did and am happy, but a lot of credit goes to the guys up front. The offensive line did a tremendous job of opening holes for me this year. You have to give those guys credit."

FedEx will make a $25,000 donation to the American Red Cross in Pittsburgh for Bell winning the Ground Player of the Year award.

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