View Full Version : Newcomer to Steelers' backfield looks sharp after all, but it's Stephens-Howling

08-12-2013, 07:50 PM
They promised their new running back would get some snaps with the first team, and they were right.

They said he was fast, had good vision and would be a good fit for their new zone-blocking schemes, and they were right.

But the Steelers running back who made an impressive debut Saturday night in the preseason opener against the New York Giants was not rookieLe'Veon Bell.

Rather, it was LaRod Stephens-Howling, a free-agent pickup from the Arizona Cardinals.

"I really didn't know coming in that Le'Veon wasn't going to play," Stephens-Howling said. "Then they told me they were going to get me in there quick."

And Stephens-Howling made quick work of his opportunity.............

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