Maurkice Pouncey

Steelers' Le'Veon Bell draws comparisons to Marcus Allen

Steelers' Le'Veon Bell draws comparisons to Marcus Allen

He stops. He surveys. He stutters. He goes.

Le’Veon Bell is no typical running back.

The Pittsburgh Steelers star is so calm, so patient, so deliberate, it’s as if he’s waiting for a door to swing open before he chooses a hole to run through. Like the uncommon apostrophe in his first name, he’s got that hiccup hesitation with the ball in his hands, then explodes through a defense.

“I’m standing back there and I’m watching and I’m like, ‘Uh, are you going to go any time here?’” quarterback Ben Roethlisberger said with a smile, describing Bell’s unusual style, which will be on display Sunday when the Steelers play at Kansas City in a divisional game that’s expected to be...

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