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Twitter reacts to Steelers failing to reach deal with Le'Veon Bell

4 monthes ago   |   By Yardbarker

As many expected, a long-term deal between the Pittsburgh Steelers and star running back Le'Veon Bell did not get struck prior to Monday's deadline.Bell had reportedly been seeking what would be close to quarterback pay and the Steelers were not willing to commit to that. Now, he is slated to earn $14.5 million on the franchise tag.From already predicting where Bell will land in 2019, to naming his replacement, to the fantasy football fallout, let's see what the Twitter world thinks about Bell and his long-term contract dilemma.
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Looking at Le'Veon Bell's options moving forward

4 monthes ago   |   By Pro Football Talk

For the second straight year, the Steelers and running back Le'Veon Bell failed to strike a long-term deal before the mid-July deadline for doing so. Last year, Bell's next move was no surprise: He stayed away as long as possible while still cashing 17 checks that totaled $12.1 million. This year, what will he do?
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Le'Veon Bell: This will be my best season

4 monthes ago   |   By Pro Football Talk

Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell‘s agent said that the “practical reality” is that the 2018 season will be his final one in Pittsburgh because no long-term deal was reached before Monday's deadline. If that's the case, Bell says he will be going out with a bang. Bell posted a tweet shortly after the deadline passed
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Le'Veon Bell, Steelers GM issue statements after failed negotiations

4 monthes ago   |   By Yardbarker

The Pittsburgh Steelers and running back Le'Veon Bell failed to reach a long-term deal ahead of Monday's deadline, and his agent stated afterward that it's likely the running back will never play in Pittsburgh again after this coming season.Afterward, Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert issued the following statement. Not long after that, Bell shared a statement of his own, stating that “2018 will be my best season to date.” Bell has put together some phenomenal seasons in the past, including his 2014 campaign in which he totaled 2,215 yards and 11 touchdowns from scrimmage. Needless to...
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Le'Veon Bell declares 2018 will be ‘my best season to date'

4 monthes ago   |   By Yardbarker

There has been some talk that Le'Veon Bell could sit out the first eight games of the 2018 season after he failed to reach an agreement on a long-term extension with the Steelers, but it's clear the star running back has no intention of doing that.After the 4 p.m. deadline to negotiate with franchise tagged players passed on Monday, Bell released a statement predicting 2018 will be his best season as a pro. The Steelers also released a statement, with general manager Kevin Colbert saying the team will once again work to sign Bell long-term next offseason. If you heard what Bell's agent...
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Agent: 2018 likely Bell's last season as a Steeler

4 monthes ago   |   By ESPN

After the Steelers and running back Le'Veon Bell failed to reach an agreement on a contract extension before Monday's 4 p.m. franchise tag deadline, Bell's agent told ESPN, "This now likely will be Le'Veon's last season as a Steeler."
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What no deal means for Le'Veon Bell and the Steelers

4 monthes ago   |   By ESPN

There are several implications of another franchise tag, starting with Le'Veon Bell likely being done in Pittsburgh after this season.
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Franchised Le'Veon Bell, Steelers fail to reach long-term contract for second straight year

Franchised Le'Veon Bell, Steelers fail to reach long-term contract for second straight year

4 monthes ago   |   By USA Today

RB Le'Veon Bell and the Steelers failed to reach a long-term contract for the second year in a row. Bell will again play under the franchise tag in 2018 and will likely become a free agent in 2019.
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Agent: “Practical reality” this is Le'Veon Bell's final year with Steelers

4 monthes ago   |   By Pro Football Talk

There was a little optimism from Mike Tomlin over the weekend, but the lack of strong signs that the Steelers and running back Le'Veon Bell would agree on a long-term deal made it no surprise that Monday's deadline for him to sign such a deal would pass without anything happening. Bell's agent Adisa Bakari confirmed
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Bell's agent: 2018 will likely be Le'Veon's last season as a Steeler

4 monthes ago   |   By TheScore

After Monday's franchise tag deadline expired without a new long-term contract for Le'Veon Bell , the Pittsburgh Steelers running back has made it clear that the upcoming season will almost certainly be his last with the franchise. Bell's agent, Adisa Bakari, told ESPN's Adam Schefter that his client wanted to remain with the Steelers, but the organization didn't feel the same way. "His intention was to retire as a Steeler. But now that there's no deal, the practical reality is, this now likely will Le'Veon's last season as a Steeler," Bakari said. "It became clear the Steelers wanted to...
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Bell, 3 others fail to get long-term deals before franchise tag deadline

4 monthes ago   |   By TheScore

Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell was one of four players who watched the 4 p.m. ET franchise tag deadline come and go without signing a multi-year deal. The 26-year-old Bell will need to play the 2018 season on a one-year pact that will pay him a fully guaranteed $14.544 million. He'll carry the league's top cap hit among running backs for the second year in a row - this time by more than $6 million - after playing under a $12.12-million franchise tag in 2017. Last season, Bell didn't sign the tender and report to the team until Sept. 1. He still went on to rank third in...
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Le'Veon Bell's agent: 2018 season likely his last in Pittsburgh

4 monthes ago   |   By Yardbarker

The deadline for franchise-tagged players to sign a long-term deal has come and gone, and Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell did not get what he wanted. Jeremy Fowler of ESPN reported the two sides were talking throughout the day ahead of the deadline, but noted there wasn't “much optimism” that Bell would take the deal Pittsburgh had on the table.After failing to strike a deal, Bell's agent made it clear this is likely the last season he'll ever spend in Pittsburgh. Bell has been seeking a massive long-term deal for the past two years. He's made it known that he wants to be...
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Le'Veon Bell's agent: 2018 will likely be RB's last with Steelers

4 monthes ago   |   By Yardbarker

Le'Veon Bell was unable to come to an agreement on a long-term extension with the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday, and he may be unwilling to play for the franchise after the 2018 season.Bell's agent, Adisa Bakari, confirmed to ESPN's Adam Schefter that Bell will play a second consecutive season under the franchise tag, and he said it will “likely” be the star running back's last in Pittsburgh. Obviously, emotions are running high after the Steelers refused to pay Bell what he believes he is worth for a second straight offseason. It's possible that things could change as the season...
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Steelers fail to lock up Le'Veon Bell with long-term deal, report says

Steelers fail to lock up Le'Veon Bell with long-term deal, report says

4 monthes ago   |   By Sporting News

The star running back will play for $14.5 million under the franchise tag after being tendered for the second straight year.
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Report: No deal expected for Le'Veon Bell today

4 monthes ago   |   By Pro Football Talk

There's still a little over a half hour before the deadline, but it doesn't look like the Steelers are going to make a deal today. According to Jeremy Folwer of ESPN.com, a source said no deal was expected today for running back Le'Veon Bell, meaning he'll play out the year on the franchise tag for
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Steelers, Le'Veon Bell continue to negotiate

4 monthes ago   |   By Yardbarker

The franchise tag extension deadline is roughly one hour away, and it's not clear whether the Steelers and Le'Veon Bell are close on a new deal. However, they are at least talking, Ian Rapoport of NFL.com tweets. A deal is considered to be a longshot at this time, Rapoport notes, but there is a good-faith effort being made by both parties. If no deal is reached by 4pm ET/3pm CT, Bell will play out the 2018 season on the $14.5MM franchise tag. The Steelers will not be able to resume extension talks until after the season is over, and Bell will almost certainly opt to test the open...
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Le'Veon Bell threatening to skip much of year as last-minute ploy

Le'Veon Bell threatening to skip much of year as last-minute ploy

4 monthes ago   |   By New York Post

Training camp is still a few weeks away, but the Steelers already have a potentially colossal problem on their hands. Le'Veon Bell, one of the league's premier running backs, is still without a contract extension, and not only may he hold out, but the dynamic rusher is threatening to miss a large chunk of the...
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Should the Steelers pay Le'Veon Bell?

Should the Steelers pay Le'Veon Bell?

4 monthes ago   |   By USA Today

Either way, Pittsburgh is taking a massive risk.
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Steelers, Le'Veon Bell enter 48-hour home str

4 monthes ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

If the Steelers and running back Le'Veon Bell fail to agree to terms on a long-term deal by Monday at 4:00 p.m. ET, the veteran tailback almost certainly will become an unrestricted free agent in eight months. By then, Bell likely will be inclined to let it ride, forcing the Steelers to choose between tagging him a third time (and paying him the quarterback franchise tender of roughly $25 million for 2019) or finally letting the open market determine his value. There have been accounts and reports of progress, but at this point the Steelers either will make him an offer he can't refuse or...
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