As we digest the unfortunate news of an upcoming four-game suspension for Le’Veon Bell, there are a number of practical issues the team must address if the Steelers running back is unsuccessful in his appeal against the ban. With DeAngelo Williams on the roster, Pittsburgh is well-positioned to replace Bell with a quality player who has starting ability. Although, at 33-years old and hardly a blemish free injury history of his own, the Steelers have very little depth to fall back on should the need arise. Fitzgerald Toussaint offers some promise after his promotion from the practice squad last year, showcasing some of his talents during the Wildcard game against the Cincinnati Bengals, but he is unquestionably inexperienced.
The Post’s guide to the 2016-17 AFC East the Jets will face this season. Buffalo Bills Coach: Rex Ryan (second season) Biggest newcomers: Ryan was more interested in keeping talent than adding it this offseason, as the Bills focused on — and succeeded in — retaining key offensive line pieces Cordy Glenn and Richie Incognito. Ryan’s first-round pick, Clemson pass rusher Shaq Lawson, turned out to be damaged goods who could miss much of the season with shoulder surgery. Biggest losses: Ryan never got on the same page with pass rusher Mario Williams and jettisoned him in the offseason, which could come back to haunt the Bills if Williams can regain his old form with the division-rival Dolphins.