Le’Veon Bell is no longer a member of the New York Jets.
The Jets announced Tuesday night that the NFL star had been cut loose from the organization after trade talks had failed. (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football)
You can read a statement from general manager Joe Douglas below.
Statement from GM Joe Douglas pic.twitter.com/By9XevVXVv
— New York Jets (@nyjets) October 14, 2020
According to Spotrac, Bell made a staggering $28 million in a total of only 18 games for the Jets. That’s a gigantic number for a running back.
Le’Veon Bell’s release leaves behind $15M of dead cap in 2020, & another $4M in 2021 to the #Jets.
— Spotrac (@spotrac) October 14, 2020
Well, the drama surrounding Le’Veon Bell and the Jets is officially over, and he’s no longer with the team.
The question now is where will he go? Despite the fact he didn’t do well in New York, there’s no doubt that he’s still a solid player.
got a lot to prove. i’m ready to go. pic.twitter.com/oDqBM62JfN
— Le’Veon Bell (@LeVeonBell) October 14, 2020
There will be plenty of teams that pick up the phone to inquire about his services, especially if Bell is going to come cheap.
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We’ll see where he lands, but the chapter involving his time with the New York Jets is officially closed.