With Deflategate over, the NFL world can now turn to the next chapter of suspension drama.
That involves Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell, who has vowed to fight a four-game suspension handed down by the league for reportedly missing "multiple" drug tests.
"I'm not going to miss games, trust me," he wrote on Instagram over the weekend. "I'm gonna win the appeal."
Whether he does is a big question for the Steelers, who have a dynamic offense when Bell is on the field with quarterback Ben Roethlisberger and wide receiver Antonio Brown.
The Buffalo News continues its look at the Bills’ opponents in 2016 with a closer look at the Steelers, who visit Ralph Wilson Stadium in Week 14.
Additions: TE Ladarius Green (previously with San Diego), LT Ryan Harris (Denver), LB Steven Johnson (Tennessee), DT Ricard Matthews (San Diego).
Analysis: Green is the Steelers' biggest offseason move -- he'll replace the retired Heath Miller at tight end and has a good chance to put up some big numbers with Roethlisberger. ... Harris started every game at left tackle last season for the Super Bowl-champion Broncos. He'll compete to do the same this year with Pittsburgh.
Subtractions: TE Heath Miller (retired), LT Kelvin Beachum (signed with Jacksonville), DT Steve McLendon (New York Jets), LB Sean Spence (Tennessee), FB Will Johnson (New York Giants), CB Antwon Blake (Tennessee).
Analysis: Beachum suffered a torn ACL in Week Six of the 2015 season, but showed enough to earn starting money from the Jaguars. He worked his way up from a seventh-round draft choice into an impact starter. ... McLendon played just over a third of the defensive snaps last year in a run-stuffing role. ... Spence overcame a devastating knee injury as a rookie to start 13 games over the past two seasons, making 90 tackles. ... Johnson has played in 47 straight regular-season games.
Draft report: Miami CB Artie Burns (first round), Maryland S Sean Davis (second round), South Carolina St. DT Javon Hargrave (third round), Temple LB Tyler Matakevich (seventh round).
Analysis: Burns, who is just 21, had six interceptions for the Hurricanes in 2015. He's a proven playmaker, but may not see the field right away as he gets some seasoning. ... Davis played both cornerback and safety in college, and should provide coverage help on opposing tight ends. .. Hargrave put up big numbers (37.5 sacks) in college, but didn't face the highest level of competition. He figures to get playing time right away. ... Matakevich is an NFL underdog because of his size and speed, but he was a dynamic college player, with nearly 500 tackles in his career and the 2015 Bronko Nagurski Award.
Returning Pro Bowlers: Roethlisberger, Brown, G David DeCastro.
Biggest question: How much better will the secondary be? The Steelers ranked 30th in the NFL against the pass last season, and addressed that by spending their first two picks of the draft on defensive backs. Will that be enough? Pittsburgh likely is comfortable with getting into shootouts with teams because of its high-powered offense, but improving the secondary could push the Steelers from a playoff team to a Super Bowl contender.