Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert said Thursday that the team prefers to ink Bell to a long-term contract extension this offseason rather than applying the franchise tag on the running back, Jeremy Fowler of ESPN.com reports. "We never will discount the use of the tag because that's collectively bargained," Colbert said Thursday. "But again, our goal is to have something done on a long-term basis.
Evans injured his toe with just over a minute remaining in the first half of Texas Tech's loss to Baylor on Saturday. He did not return and finished with four points (1-6 FG, 0-1 3Pt, 2-2 FT), three assists, and two rebounds.