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Bond between Bell, Nix runs deeper than backfield

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Roosevelt Nix cuts George Iloka ahead of Le'Veon Bell. - MATT SUNDAY / DKPS

It's not unusual for a star running back to treat his fullback like a best friend.

In the case of the Steelers' Le'Veon Bell and Roosevelt Nix, they don't have to fake it. The two have known each other since their days growing up in the Columbus, Ohio suburb of Reynoldsburg. Their rivalry began when both strapped on a football helmet for the first time.

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