Cameron Heyward

Bell's Curve: Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell returns to work

Le'Veon Bell insists it was just business. All of it.

The eight-month sabbatical from the Pittsburgh Steelers.

The Instagram posts highlighting his workouts while he was away.

His refusal to sign his franchise tag until less than a week before the 2017 season opener.

Nothing personal. Bell just didn't see the point in showing up for training camp and risking an injury that could jeopardize both his team's championship aspirations and his own long-term fiscal future. So the Pro Bowl running back waited until Monday to put pen to paper.

"I didn't want to get hurt in camp," Bell said shortly after completing his first practice with his teammates...