Le'Veon Bell rushed 33 times for 204 yards and a score last night. It was very exciting for everyone except the guy who was supposed to be the other half of Pittsburgh's running-back tandem.
LeGarrette Blount didn't touch the ball once during the Steelers' 27-24 comeback win in Tennessee, and, frustrated with a lack of action, reportedly left the field while the game was still being played. He went to the locker room, dressed, and attempted to leave the stadium before being called back by defensive assistant Joey Porter (yeah, that Joey Porter). According to reports, Blount waited for the game's final whistle, then exited the stadium while some of his teammates were still coming off the field.
Blount has been phased out of the Steelers offense in favor of more passing and heavier doses of Bell, and he doesn't appear to be taking it well. Though he's good friends with Bell (the two were charged with marijuana possession during the preseason), Blount has openly complained about his lack of playing time.
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette's story on Blount's early exit says that he "has been an internal problem for at least a month," and that "some players have been pushing for them to release him because of his poor attitude." Blount's contract structure makes it almost certain he won't be with the team next season.