It might be the offseason, however Le’Veon Bell nonetheless discovered a approach to stiff arm the Jets.
The Steelers working again, who’s an unrestricted free agent, is eager for a considerably massive contract, so one Jets fan took it upon himself to tweet Bell a proposal to affix Gang Inexperienced.
“I converse on behalf of the New York Jets, effectively provide you with $60 million in money when you come play for us,” tweeted Erich Sternkopf.
Bell replied with an eye fixed roll emoji and wrote, “That ain’t sufficient to come back run with the Jets…”
Imagining Bell speeding for the Jets could also be nothing greater than a pipe dream, anyway, however maybe it’s price a shot to gauge his curiosity contemplating he’s taking part in hardball with the Steelers.
The 26-year-old working again has threatened to sit down out subsequent season or retire if the Steelers place the franchise tag on him once more as an alternative of giving him a long-term contract.
Bell held out of coaching camp previous to the season in an effort to get a long-term deal he desired however was compelled to play below the $12.1 million franchise tag.
Bell would obtain $14.5 million if he’s franchise tagged for subsequent season, however the working again believes he deserves more cash on a long-term deal.
His profession common of 129 yards from scrimmage is probably the most for any working again by way of his first 5 years and Bell was second within the NFL this season with 1,946 all-purpose yards, selecting up 11 mixed speeding and receiving touchdowns in 15 video games.
The numbers definitely warrant a long-term contract, simply do not anticipate it to come back from the Jets.