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Nobody does not know if Leon's Leon will sign his franchise and report to the Pittsburgh Steelers before the deadline on Tuesday, but the team envisages that the Three year old Bowler Pro.
Steelers owner, Art Rooney II, discussed the situation on the web Thursday with SiriusXM NFL Radio:
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. @ steelers Owner of Art Rooney II on Leon Bell & to contract situation …
"We're in this incredible territory"
* LIST HERE * https://t.co/DJQK42ZgGU
"I do not know what its plans are, but I would say at the moment we expect him to come back next week," said Rooney. "We know it's back in Pittsburgh, and so we're hoping to have some communications with him over the weekend, and we're expecting it to be back next week."
Athletics Mark Kaboly Tuesday said there was a "real possibility" that Bell will not sign its franchise tender. If he does not sign it by November 13, before Week 11, he will not be eligible to play for the rest of the season.
By Kaboly, whether Bell is playing at all this year or not, Pittsburgh would have to pay back the average of the top five wages in the NFL if they would freeze him next summer, stating the third year in a row that he would have done so.
Bell let it be known On Monday he leaves Miami, and he was seen in Pittsburgh fitness center one day later, back ESPN's Jeremy Fowler.
On Wednesday, Bell had a message to his critics, telling them that he was "do not apologize" for stand stand:
Leon Bell @LeVeonBell
ʇuıod ʎɯ pǝʌoɹd ǝʌ & no; buʎʎɐs ɯ & # 39; ı ʇɐɥʍ ʇno ǝɹnbıɟ oʇ ǝɯıʇ ǝɥʇ buıpuıɟ ʎןןɐ ǝɹ ǝɹ & # 39; noʎ ɟı if ןɐ˙˙˙ poıɹǝd & # 39; sɹǝǝd ʎɯ ɟo ʇsǝɹ ǝɥʇ puɐ & # 39; ʎן ıɯɐɟ & # 39; ɟן ǝsʎɯ ɹoɟ ʇɥbıɹ OS ǝʌǝı ן ǝq ı ʇɐɥʍ ɹoɟ buızıbo ן odɐ ʇou ɯ & # 39; it
Leon Bell @LeVeonBell
˙˙˙ɯǝɥʇ uo ʎןɹɐ ǝ ןɔ s & # 39; ʇɐɥʇ & amp; ˙˙˙sǝuı ן ǝɥʇ uǝǝʍʇǝq pɐǝɹ ʎן dɯıs ʇsn ظ oʇ ǝɯıʇ ǝɥʇ ǝʞɐʇ ʇ & # 39; uop ǝ ן doǝd ʇsoɯ ʇnq˙˙˙op p & # 39; noʎ ʇɐɥʍ ʇ & # 39; usı sıɥʇ ǝqʎɐɯ ǝsnɐɔǝq suoısıɔǝp ʎɯ ɟɟo ǝɯ ǝbpn ظ ʇ & u; uop˙˙˙buıop ɯ & # 39; ı ʇɐɥʍ ʇnoqɐ pǝıɹɹoʍ & amp; ǝɟı ן ʎɯ uo uoıuıdo uɐ sɐɥ ʎpoqʎɹǝʌǝ ʇnoqɐ ʇsn ظ
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Here's the latest Leon Bell Leaflet tweets, right hand side at https://t.co/x2mKEFhayC
Bell has been looking for a long-term deal with the Steelers in each of the last two years. However, both sides have not been able to reach an agreement on its value.
On a related note, Star star Los Angeles Rams, Todd Gurley helped set Bell market by signing a four year extension, $ 60 million. And yes, Bell warned:
He said the 26-year-old Fowler back in January he was not afraid to sit out the entire 2018 campaign or even retire if he could not reach a long-term agreement during the assault, stating that his bank account was already full enough.
Bell has been protecting her long-term future by sitting out the first half of the season. However, he now has a big decision to do, with question marks still around his contract status that goes into the next offseason.