When healthy, Le'Veon Bell brings a dynamic to the Pittsburgh Steelers that few other NFL running backs can bring to their offense on a weekly basis. In 2017, Bell ran for nearly 1,300 yards, caught a career-high 85 passes for 655 yards and scored 11 touchdowns. Yet for the second straight year, contract negotiations with Bell and the Steelers remain at a standstill, although there are reports that "progress is being made".
There's also reports that he could be franchise tagged once again, leading Bell to threaten to sit out, or worse, retire. That's not going to stop other teams, their fans in particular, from dreaming of the former Michigan State Spartan running the show in their backfield. One New York Jets fan is dreaming so big that he decided to tweet to Bell on behalf of the franchise, making him an offer he couldn't possibly refuse:
After likely taking a lot of time to mull it over, Bell fired back a crushing blow to the Jets and their fanbase:
Let's see how Jets fans are taking this one:
Not the dagger they needed this week with the Patriots about to win their 20th Super Bowl. When will the suffering end?