Le'Veon calls himself a 'maybe'

Le'Veon's a "maybe" for the game vs. the Ravens.

The Steelers' running back and team MVP didn't practice today, but he said he felt better than he had on Monday or Tuesday and much better than he had in the immediate aftermath of suffering a hyper-extended right knee in Sunday night's 27-17 victory over Cincinnati.

"I'm just going to continue to take it day by day," Bell said. "We'll see how it goes.

"I just did little things in the training room, tried to test it a little bit, see how it was. I feel really good. I didn't expect to be feeling this well this early. But I am, so I'm just going to take it day by day and see where it goes.

"It's sore, obviously, from Sunday. I'm just going to continue to do what I can, try to progress it when I can, and if I can and see what I can do tomorrow. I rode the bike (today), I ran a little bit. That's about it, little therapy things. I'm going to try to do more tomorrow."

Bell didn't want to estimate his potential availability for Saturday night's playoff game against Baltimore.

"I can't put a percentage on it," he said. "I just know, right now, if I had to practice, today I couldn't practice. I don't want to put any percentages on it. I'm not sure what the percentage is. When I feel good enough, I'm going to play."

Bell's progress to this point has taken a load off his mind.

"When it happened so many thoughts went in my head," he said. "I know how I felt at the time. It was scary. It was more so scary than anything. I was just glad when I got the MRI back that there weren't any significant tears or anything. I was just grateful my knee was OK."

As for the hit by Cincinnati safety Reggie Nelson that knocked Bell out of Sunday night's game, "It was a legal hit," Bell said. "It's football. It's a dangerous sport. He got me down the way he could, so that's that."

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