Carter’s Classroom: All the Le’Veon mismatches


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Le'Veon Bell gained 174 total yards against the Chiefs - MATT SUNDAY / DKPS

Le'Veon Bell is back, and it was noticeable beyond his 178 total yards Sunday against the Chiefs, as he poses even bigger problems to cover when he's a receiver for Ben Roethlisberger.

In our preview of the game last week, we talked about how the Steelers could confuse Kansas City's defense by lining up Bell in various positions to create matchup problems. This is exactly what Mike Tomlin and Todd Haley did. They lined him up as a single back, a sidecar to Roethlisberger in the shotgun, in the slot, or even as a flanker.

Beyond positioning, Bell presents problems in matchups because he can overpower defensive backs and outmaneuver linebackers. This session goes into that versatility:

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