Top Pick Injured

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Cleveland Browns defensive end Myles Garrett, the top overall pick in the NFL draft, injured his foot during practice yesterday.  Coach Hue Jackson could not asses if the injury was serious.

 

Bell Skips Day One of Minicamp

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Steelers’ All-Pro running back Le’Veon Bell skipped the first day of minicamp yesterday.  Bell is recovering from offseason groin surgery and has yet to sign his one-year tender after the Steelers placed a franchise tag on him in March.  Coach Mike Tomlin called it a “waste of time” to discuss Bell’s absence.

 

Le’Veon Bell Gives Back

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Steelers’ running back Le’Veon Bell donated $750,000 to his high school in Groveport, Ohio for new turf at its football stadium.  The donation will also create “Bell’s Boys Initiatives,” a program designed to teach kids sportsmanship and leadership.

 

Steelers Release Green and Warren

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The Steelers released tight end Ladarius Green and long snapper Greg Warren after both failed physicals.  Green struggled to get healthy following offseason ankle surgery and spent the first half of last season on the physically unable to perform list.  Green had 18 catches for 308 yards and a touchdown before suffering a concussion in December.