Steelers TE Heath Miller listed as probable for Week 3; RB Le'Veon Bell questionable
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Steelers TE Heath Miller listed as probable for Week 3; RB Le'Veon Bell questionable

A couple of Steelers who weren't expected to play until some point after their Week 5 bye might be on the field Sunday night against the Bears. Tight end Heath Miller practiced fully all week and is listed as probable for the game. Miller tore three ligaments -- the ACL, MCL, and PCL -- in his right knee last December.
Running back Le'Veon Bell is listed as questionable to play, but he did go through practice on Thursday and Friday. He is recovering from a sprained foot.

Fantasy Analysis:

Miller's comeback is absolutely amazing. He isn't an athletic freak, and he's 30 years old, but he's ready to play football less than nine months after a very severe knee injury. Medical science is pretty cool in this age, kids.
Anyway, Miller probably won't see much playing time this week, but he's worth picking up. His return has to make Ben Roethlisberger smile. Miller is a dependable outlet for Roethlisberger, and that's something the Steelers desperately need right now, especially with their weaknesses on the offensive line.
I don't think Bell will play, but a Week 4 return is looking like a good possibility. He should vault to the top of the depth chart when he comes back or at least split carries with Felix Jones @felixjones28. But again, that offensive line is so beat up already, Bell is going to have some games where he finds no room to run.

Mark Kaboly via Twitter

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