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With Le’Veon Bell out of the picture, Steelers find new cohesion at mid-season

With Le’Veon Bell out of the picture, Steelers find new cohesion at mid-season

In case you haven’t noticed, the Black-and-gold look more together as a group these days than they have for years. The late, great Dan Rooney placed team cohesion at the top of his list of qualities that distinguish NFL champions. And in the wake of recent Steelers’ seasons marred by the discord of Le’Veon Bell’s seemingly endless contract dispute or Martavis Bryant’s extended soap opera, how refreshing it is to witness the Black-and-gold currently playing perhaps their best football of recent years in a renewed atmosphere of camaraderie. Whether it’s the Band-of-Brothers unity...
Big Easy Mafia Nov 13, 2018

What Le'Veon Bell's lost $14.54 million season salary could buy

Well, the wait is over. Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell won't play this season. But let's look on the brightside -- think about what you ...
Le’Veon Bell opts to sit out the entire season after failing to report to the Steelers on Tuesday

Le’Veon Bell opts to sit out the entire season after failing to report to the Steelers on Tuesday

Having opted to miss the final deadline to report to be able to play in 2018, Le’Veon Bell will forfeit at total of $14.544 million this year. The Pittsburgh Steelers have faced countless deadlines with Le’Veon Bell this season, but none have been as significant as the one the running back let pass on Tuesday at 4 p.m ET. Opting not to sign his franchise tag before this final league imposed deadline, Bell is now barred from playing at all in 2018, as per the rules of the CBA. His decision will save Pittsburgh the reminder of the outstanding salary he would have been due over the final...
Niner Nation Nov 13, 2018
Le’Veon Bell will sit out the 2018 season

Le’Veon Bell will sit out the 2018 season

Free agency should be interesting next March. The Pittsburgh Steelers will not be getting back running back Le’Veon Bell before the end of the 2018 season. Bell had until Tuesday to report to the team, and chose to stay away. He had to report by Tuesday, and by not doing so, he is ineligible to play the rest of the season. The team confirmed the news shortly after the 1 p.m. PT deadline. The Steelers placed the franchise tag on Bell for the second consecutive year, and he said he would not play under it. The Steelers could franchise tag him again next offseason, but it would count as the...
blog.mlive.com Nov 13, 2018
Le'Veon Bell will sit out entire NFL season, gives up $14.5 million

Le'Veon Bell will sit out entire NFL season, gives up $14.5 million

Bell is ineligible to play in 2018 after not reporting to the Steelers today.
FOX Sports Nov 13, 2018
Steelers RB Le’Veon Bell a no-show as deadline approaches

Steelers RB Le’Veon Bell a no-show as deadline approaches

Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell refuses to sign $14.4 million franchise tender, will sit out all of 2018
Houston Chronicle Nov 13, 2018

Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell refuses to sign tag, out for 2018

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Le'Veon Bell won't play in 2018. The star running back declined to sign his one-year $14.4 million franchise tender with the Pittsburgh Steelers by Tuesday's deadline, making him ineligible to suit up for the AFC North-leading Steelers or anyone else this season.
The Republican Nov 13, 2018
Pittsburgh Steelers' Le'Veon Bell refuses to sign tag, officially out for entire 2018 season

Pittsburgh Steelers' Le'Veon Bell refuses to sign tag, officially out for entire 2018 season

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Le'Veon Bell won't play in 2018. The star running back declined to sign his one-year $14.4 million franchise tender with the Pittsburgh Steelers by Tuesday's deadline, making him ineligible to suit up for the AFC North-leading Steelers...
SNY TV Nov 13, 2018

Jets early betting favorites to land Le'Veon Bell

Le'Veon Bell refused to sign his franchise tag with the Steelers and is set to become an unrestricted free agent in the offseason and the Jets just may be the place for him.
NFL Spin Zone Nov 14, 2018

New York Jets: 2019 Cap space slightly misleading

The New York Jets are second in the NFL in total cap space, and that looks great on the surface, but it’s not all it’s cracked up to be. Le’Veon Bell will be a highly sought after free agent in 2019, unless the Pittsburgh Steelers become petty and franchise tag him for the third and […] New York Jets: 2019 Cap space slightly misleading - NFL Spin Zone - NFL Spin Zone - NFL news, rumors, analysis, opinions, stats, mock drafts, scores, and GIFs.
FOX Sports Nov 14, 2018
Skip Bayless explains why Le'Veon Bell lost and the Steelers won over his holdout contract dispute

Skip Bayless explains why Le'Veon Bell lost and the Steelers won over his holdout contract dispute

Skip Bayless discusses the NFL on today's show. Hear why Skip thinks that the Pittsburgh Steelers won in the Le'Veon Bell dispute because of the emergence of James Conner.
ClutchPoints Nov 15, 2018
Steelers RB Le’Veon Bell’s locker items packed up to be shipped to Bell

Steelers RB Le’Veon Bell’s locker items packed up to be shipped to Bell

The recent news of Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell ultimately deciding not to report to the team this season has been the talk of the NFL lately. Now that Bell has decided to forego this season without pay and presumably hit NFL free agency next season his belongings are left in his locker. Multiple […] The post Steelers RB Le’Veon Bell’s locker items packed up to be shipped to Bell appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Florida Times-Union 17 hours ago

Jaguars expect to start fourth different left tackle of season against Steelers

About to face one of the NFL's top pass-rushing defenses, the Jaguars expect to start their fourth different left tackle this season Sunday against Pittsburgh.Ereck Flowers, who was signed last month and made his team debut last week during a loss to Indianapolis, is likely to replace Josh Walker, who is doubtful to play because of a foot/ankle injury.Flowers played 15 snaps against the Colts before suffering a knee injury that coach Doug Marrone described as tendinitis. He was [...]

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