Both Le’Veon Bell and the Pittsburgh Steelers took big gambles this season. USA TODAY Sports’ Jarrett Bell explains why each one could pay off.
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You can’t knock Jamal Adams for his persistence.
The Jets All-Pro safety took to Twitter on Wednesday urging Le’Veon Bell to give him a call:
Could this be related to pitching the mega free agent to sign with the Jets this offseason? Considering Adams’ previous interactions with Bell on Twitter, it is definitely possible.
In response to a tweet from Bell nearly a year ago saying $60 million was not “enough to come run with Jets,” Adams offered to even open up his own wallet in an effort to get Bell with Gang Green.
Bell then proceeded to sit out the entire 2018 season, which saw the Steelers miss the playoffs for the first time since 2013. In contrast, the Jets have yet to play a postseason game since 2010.
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However, Bell has gone on record before claiming to be a Jets fan, and the team reportedly reached out to the Steelers about a possible trade for the Michigan State product during the season.
With Bell, 26, establishing himself as arguably the premier running back in the NFL since entering the league in 2013, it will undoubtedly take some serious coin to sign him.
The Jets are expected to have around $100 million in cap space to work with this offseason, so it is certainly possible he could join Adams.
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