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Bell did not fly with the team, he made is own way to Philadelphia

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Running back Le'Veon Bell is indeed in Philadelphia with the Steelers. However he did not travel with the team, he made is own way.

Jared Wickerham

It has been reported that both the Steelers running backs, LeGarrette Blount and Le'Veon Bell, are in Philadelphia with the team ahead of their preseason game tonight with the Eagles.

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette's Ed Bouchette confirms that this is in fact correct.

However only Blount was on the teams chartered plane, Le'Veon Bell made his own way. It is as of yet unclear how Bell travelled to Philadelphia, but at least we do know that he took the initiative and went to face the music, as it were, of his own accord.

Both running backs are expected to be charged for possession of marijuana after being pulled over in Ross Township, with Bell also facing a much more serious charge of DUI. The Steelers have yet to make an official statement on the matter, and it is unclear whether Bell or Blount will play in tonight's game against the Eagles.