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Isaiah Pead

Steelers place All-Pro RB Bell on IR

A season-ending injury to Pittsburgh's star running back Le'Veon Bell has thrust DeAngelo Williams into the spotlight again.

The veteran running back filled in nicely while Bell was suspended early in the season. Now, Williams is the feature back after the Steelers placed Bell on injured reserve Monday with a right knee injury suffered during Sunday's loss against Cincinnati.

"We've been here before," Williams said. "For about eight or nine years, I've been a starter in this league and I started the first two games in the season. I know why (the Steelers) brought me here and I'm going to play my role. If that's what they need me to do, then I'm going to do...