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Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell given 15 months probation for DUI arrest

The legal process for Pittsburgh Steelers' RB Le'Veon Bell has finally come to a close with the Pro Bowl player receiving 12 months of probation stemming from his August 20th DUI arrest.

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The legal process for Pittsburgh Steelers' RB Le'Veon Bell might finally be coming to a close when a judge sentenced Bell to 15 months of probation following his August 20th DUI arrest after a police officer smelled marijuana coming from his vehicle, per KDKA in Pittsburgh.

The 22-year-old back will be entered into an ARD program along with the 15 months probation and will have his license suspended for 60 days. Included in the program will see Bell attend mandatory rehab classes.

The joy ride Bell and former Steelers, now turned New England Patriots, RB LeGarrette Blount took will certainly impact Bell off the field, but also on the field. The NFL league office has yet to rule on Bell's situation and most likely will during the offseason as the court proceedings have finally ended.

Similar cases to Bell have resulted in a one-game suspension, but considering Bell was also arrested for DUI, his case could be seen differently in the eyes of the league office and commissioner Roger Goodell.