Update: Le'Veon Bell signs with NY Jets

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Re: Le'Veon Bell

Tue Mar 12, 2019 11:50 am

So... is he a douchebag because he held out? I mean... Earl Thomas would've been SMART to hold out after what happened to him. And it's not like it was all peachy in Pitt... Brown wanted out also for a reason. There is a rot there that runs deep.

I wouldn't go to work if I could afford not to and I knew I was worth more than they were paying me. So, THAT part doesn't bother me one bit.

Or is there something else here? Did he hit a chick or act like a douche in some other capacity? I honestly don't know.
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Re: Le'Veon Bell

Tue Mar 12, 2019 11:54 am

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With Anthony Barr spurning the #Jets, they have some extra money. I’m told they’ve taken some of that money and made a last and final big offer to Le’Veon Bell. It’s decision time for the ex-#Steelers RB.
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Re: Le'Veon Bell

Tue Mar 12, 2019 11:57 am

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In a series of cryptic Tweets, LeVeon Bell offers hints through pals that he may be headed to the Ravens.
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Re: Le'Veon Bell

Tue Mar 12, 2019 12:03 pm

He's a Raven.
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Re: Le'Veon Bell

Tue Mar 12, 2019 12:03 pm

UOK wrote:He's a Raven.
That Gabajalamamadingdong tweet was from 2 days ago though.
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Re: Le'Veon Bell

Tue Mar 12, 2019 12:06 pm

G08 wrote:
UOK wrote:He's a Raven.
That Gabajalamamadingdong tweet was from 2 days ago though.
Oh snap.
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Re: Le'Veon Bell

Tue Mar 12, 2019 12:08 pm

Otis Day wrote:Kind of like chasing after one of the Kardashian sisters?


lmao best line this month


It would exciting but scary. I thought he had the 1 suspension for pot in the car with Blount? ( no pun intended lol )

He didnt have a ped suspension did he?
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Re: Le'Veon Bell

Tue Mar 12, 2019 12:10 pm

Missed test was the second.
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Re: Le'Veon Bell

Tue Mar 12, 2019 12:14 pm

Ah ok.

I just went and looked at Ingrams stats for last 2 years and Bells (exluding last year)

The production is very similar. The one constant is a HOF QB keeping the D honest. We need that first and foremost. For the cheaper price I would pretty much prefer Ingram I think. Bell would handicap the hell out of our cap going forward.
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Re: Le'Veon Bell

Tue Mar 12, 2019 12:15 pm

You would think the Bears would have to have a deal in place for a Howard trade before they would announce they signed Bell.
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Re: Le'Veon Bell

Tue Mar 12, 2019 12:17 pm

That is true. I could see us keeping Howard and drafting a RB and going with what we have. What if we are all talking about a big offensive signing and Pace is thinking of getting Suh to play next to Hicks for a year or two lol.

All this speculation is fun but pointless lol.
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Re: Le'Veon Bell

Tue Mar 12, 2019 12:51 pm

Rapaport indicates it’s between Jets and Ravens. NYJ offered most money, I guess.
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Re: Le'Veon Bell

Tue Mar 12, 2019 1:54 pm

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ESPN's Dianna Russini said on NFL Live that "most GMs" around NFL believe offers to free agent Le'Veon Bell are "coming in around $11-12 million" per year, and that's obviously well short of what Bell wants.
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Re: Le'Veon Bell

Tue Mar 12, 2019 2:25 pm

Ravens are apparently finalizing a deal with Mark Ingram.
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Re: Le'Veon Bell

Tue Mar 12, 2019 2:41 pm

I assume that means no Bell?
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Re: Le'Veon Bell

Tue Mar 12, 2019 3:33 pm

Otis Day wrote:I assume that means no Bell?
With Jackson they could be bringing back the wishbone triple option.
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Re: Le'Veon Bell

Tue Mar 12, 2019 4:51 pm

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Among that haven't really been in it for ex-Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell: Bears, Colts, Ravens, Texans and Bills. Market's tough.

Only takes one, and as the price drops teams may re-enter. Right now, feeling is you might be able to get him at $11-12 million per.
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Re: Le'Veon Bell

Tue Mar 12, 2019 4:53 pm

UOK wrote:@AlbertBreer
Among that haven't really been in it for ex-Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell: Bears, Colts, Ravens, Texans and Bills. Market's tough.

Only takes one, and as the price drops teams may re-enter. Right now, feeling is you might be able to get him at $11-12 million per.

is Bell ever gonna sign? lol jeez
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Re: Le'Veon Bell

Tue Mar 12, 2019 5:21 pm

UOK wrote:Ravens are apparently finalizing a deal with Mark Ingram.
So maybe Pace is trolling Tevin Coleman?

Davis, Coleman, and Cohen makes a pretty good looking backfield.

Deal Howard for added draft booty.
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Re: Le'Veon Bell

Tue Mar 12, 2019 8:36 pm

UOK wrote:@AlbertBreer
Among that haven't really been in it for ex-Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell: Bears, Colts, Ravens, Texans and Bills. Market's tough.

Only takes one, and as the price drops teams may re-enter. Right now, feeling is you might be able to get him at $11-12 million per.
Bears could still pull the trigger if they wanted. I thought his price would come down to around 10ish. He’ll be signed tomorrow at the latest. I’m hoping it’s the bears. Bell would be the difference maker, No more sputtering out around the 25 yard line, we’d be getting TDs. Come on Pace, let’s go get that ring!
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Re: Le'Veon Bell

Tue Mar 12, 2019 11:29 pm

Bell to the Jets, 4 years 52.5 million
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Re: Le'Veon Bell

Wed Mar 13, 2019 12:05 am

Thank goodness.
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Re: Le'Veon Bell

Wed Mar 13, 2019 12:15 am

Yeah. Good bye. Never wanted him. He's going to the Jets. That should tell you all you need to know. I certainly wouldn't want to pay him $13M a year.
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Re: Le'Veon Bell

Wed Mar 13, 2019 12:19 am

So is our cap space juggling to re-sign callahan?

whats going on?
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Re: Le'Veon Bell

Wed Mar 13, 2019 12:27 am

GSH wrote:So is our cap space juggling to re-sign callahan?

whats going on?
Probably to make room for Bell if his price dropped. Hey. Ha-Ha Clinton-Dix is available. I mean...he sucks. But then the Packers and the Bears would have effectively swapped SS's.
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Re: Le'Veon Bell

Wed Mar 13, 2019 12:43 am

dunno man, pace has always been high on taking care of our guys who play well and deserve it. you gotta think callahan would be gone by now unless he was being stashed for some monster trade coming up. you have to think other teams enquired about him over amos.

next couple days are gonna be wild, whatever plays out, BEAR DOWN.
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Re: Le'Veon Bell

Wed Mar 13, 2019 12:50 am

GSH wrote:So is our cap space juggling to re-sign callahan?

whats going on?
With Bell now off the market, the bears can’t be done in the running back department. Sounds like Ingram is heading to the ravens(thank you baby Jesus). Coleman and Yeldon are still available and would fit very nicely in Nagy’s offense.

WTF is up with the bears backfield? Is Howard going to be a bear? Are they going to draft a back? It can’t be Davis although they’re paying him like it might be. This suspense is driving me bonkers.

Some of that cap should go to securing some of their own so they don’t hit these crazy markets next season.
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Re: Update: Le'Veon Bell signs with NY Jets

Wed Mar 13, 2019 5:17 am

Wasn't meant to be. At least he signed with the Jets and not either within the conference or the division.

It'll be interesting to see what Pace does with the cap money freed up by restructuring Mack's deal.
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Re: Update: Le'Veon Bell signs with NY Jets

Wed Mar 13, 2019 8:35 am

Bell would have been fun and an injection of excitement, but the salary ramifications would have been bad in the long run for us. Look how the Patriots plug and play RBs and refuse to get caught in the trap of getting screwed by a high price tag by them. We need to model after that and do the same.
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Re: Update: Le'Veon Bell signs with NY Jets

Wed Mar 13, 2019 8:43 am

From what I heard from watching NFL Network, ESPN and reading online, the Bears were not even in the mix. They reported that the Ravens were just watching as well and not active like some others reported.

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