The Pittsburgh Steelers have had a tough week as they’ve misplaced two of their largest offensive weapons in broad receiver Antonio Brown and operating again Le’Veon Bell. Brown was traded to the Oakland Raiders final Saturday, whereas Bell signed a Four-year $52.5 million cope with the New York Jets. While speaking to the media yesterday, Bell talked about his resolution to sit down out final season and whether or not or not he has any regrets about how he went about issues.
“I do not remorse something that had occurred,” Bell mentioned in response to ESPN. “Everything’s occurred for a motive. Who can say that if I performed final yr, you already know, if I do exit and play final yr on a one-year franchise tag, if I do get harm, do I find yourself sitting on this place immediately, being with the New York Jets on an attractive deal?”
Bell was requested about whether or not or not he’ll be in form for when the season begins. Despite sitting out a complete season, the operating again believes he’s set to have an excellent yr.
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“I have been enjoying soccer because the age of Four years outdated, each single yr,” he mentioned. “The proven fact that I took final yr off — it sucked having to look at soccer — however on the similar time, from the top of December by means of January and February, it is the most effective my physique has ever felt in my life. There’s nothing that comes shut or compares to how I really feel, actually simply resting and letting my physique heal. … I’ve received a lot constructed up in me that it is time to let it go now.”
The Pro Bowl operating again might be becoming a member of a New York Jets squad that went Four-12 final season.