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  • Le’Veon Bell starts flirting with potential NFL suitors

    Without any football to keep him busy, Le’Veon Bell has had plenty of time to watch and think about where he’ll play next season. The running back may have just dropped his first hint. The NFL posted a graphic to their Instagram account about Andrew Luck having thrown for three-plus touchdowns in eight straight games...

    New York Post
  • Le’Veon Bell ineligible to play for 2018 NFL season

    The Steelers RB needed to sign his contract tender by 4 p.m—that deadline came and went with no sign of Le’Veon showing up to the team faciilties in Pittsburgh, deeming him unable to play in the 2018 NFL season.
  • One day, NFL players will thank Le’Veon Bell

    Running back is taking a stand against a league that treats players as replaceable.
  • Where do Le’Veon Bell and the Steelers go from here?

    Bell will not play at all this season. Le’Veon Bell had until 4 p.m. ET on Nov. 13 to report to Steelers if he was going to play this season. That’s not going to happen. He will not show up to the team’s facility before that deadline. Bell has now become the first player since Chiefs defensive tackle Dan Williams in 1998 to hold out for an entire season because of the franchise tag. Bell could have earned $14.5 million if he had played all season under the tag for a second straight season....
  • Le’Veon Bell and the Politics of Anti-Solidarity

    Dave Zirin Pittsburgh Steelers players ransacked their teammate’s locker, and NFL owners were assuredly licking their chops as the scene unfolded.   The post Le’Veon Bell and the Politics of Anti-Solidarity appeared first on The Nation.

    The Nation
  • Le’Veon Bell’s season is officially over

    Le’Veon Bell is calling it a season. The star running back’s holdout with the Steelers, after weeks of rumors and changing expectations, ended on Tuesday when he officially became ineligible to play in the 2018 season after not having reported to the team by 4 p.m. Bell, 26, continues to seek a long-term deal after...

    New York Post
  • Did Le’Veon Bell change holdouts forever?

    Le’Veon Bell put his foot down and he provided a blueprint other stars could follow in the future. Le’Veon Bell has until 4 p.m. Tuesday to end his months-long holdout and sign his franchise tender. That doesn’t appear likely. If he doesn’t, the Pittsburgh Steelers running back will not play at all this season. But either way, Bell may have forever changed the way big-name players play hardball with teams. Bell, who was a Pro Bowler in 2014, 2016, and 2017, still hasn’t had a chance to negotiate...