If you were to ask Pittsburgh Steelers fans, or fans of the NFL, one word to describe Le’Veon Bell’s running style, the answer would probably be unanimous: Patient
How could someone not suggest this word when they hear it at least 12 times during the broadcast of a Steelers game? Announcers gawk over Bell’s ability to wait, wait, and wait before hitting the hole for a big gain.
In fact, some call his style almost indefensible, but in a recent episode of “The Film Room” by Brett Kollmann, he outlines how Bell’s style, although unique, certainly can be stopped.
The video, which is embedded below and linked HERE, diagrams just how the Steelers offense is built around Bell’s style, but how his “counter-punch” philosophy very well could make him the equivalent to the Muhammad Ali of the NFL.
Sounds crazy, right? After watching the breakdown it might not be as crazy as it sounds.
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