Fantasy football start/sit advice, Week 12: Le'Veon Bell is solid start

Le'Veon Bell is getting a lot of carries, but hasn't done much with them. Can that change for fantasy owners on Sunday?

Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell has yet to get his ground game going in his rookie year. He doesn’t have a 100-yard game yet and isn’t able to break big runs as evident by his 3.1 yards per carry.

The good news is that he’s as featured as they come. Bell has at least 18 touches in every game in which he’s played this season and the Steelers don’t really have anyone they trust behind him.

Fantasy impact: Earlier this year, the Browns were shutting down every back in sight, but they’ve finally come back to Earth a bit. Teams are scoring more points and their offense not being able to generate long drives has hindered their defense in trying to stay fresh. Plus, corner Joe Haden should lock up receiver Antonio Brown a bit, so Pittsburgh might be more apt to running the ball.

Bell could get some extra work Sunday and the Steelers are actually starting to get it going on offense. They’ve scored 30.3 points per game over their last three games. He’s worth starting as a top-20 back this week in standard leagues and PPR formats.

More fantasy football news from SB Nation:

Get live advice daily in the Fantasy War Room

Today's fantasy football player updates

Week 12 fantasy football waiver wire advice: QB | RB | WR | TE | D/ST

In This Article

Teams
Players
X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join SBNation.com

You must be a member of SBNation.com to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SBNation.com. You should read them.

Join SBNation.com

You must be a member of SBNation.com to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SBNation.com. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.