The New York Jets introduced on Saturday that they’ve activated Le’Veon Bell off injured reserve, paving the best way for the working again to return to motion when the membership hosts the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday at MetLife Stadium. Bell was initially positioned on IR again on Sept. 15 as a result of a hamstring harm that he suffered the opener in opposition to the Buffalo Payments and has been out ever since.
Previous to taking place with the harm, Bell was capable of rush the ball six occasions for 14 yards and catch two passes for 32 yards within the eventual 27-17 loss. He was capable of swimsuit up and observe all week, and head coach Adam Gase famous that the veteran again appeared good.
“He did a great job of, one, getting wholesome after which staying in good condition,” Gase stated, through the official crew web site. “Did a great job ensuring that he maintained the place his weight was. It is fairly straightforward, particularly when you have got a hamstring subject to the place you’ll be able to’t do what you are usually used to doing, he did an important job so far as ensuring he stayed proper the place he was at when he bought damage. I believe he feels even higher now than he did once we form of hit that first sport.”
Bell is in his second season with the Jets after signing a four-year, $52.5 million contract with New York in 2019. Final season, he totaled 1,250 yards from scrimmage and 4 complete touchdowns in 15 video games performed. Throughout his absence, Frank Gore has taken the reigns within the backfield. Whereas Bell will all however actually take again his beginning spot, Gore could possibly be concerned on this sport because the Jets might not wish to re-aggravate that hamstring harm.
“That is at all times form of at the back of your thoughts, however I believe it is slightly totally different once you’ve bought a man that is been within the league for so long as he has and finished what he is finished,” Gase stated. “So, I belief him so far as giving me the best data. I believe he appears like his physique is in a great place. I believe with the ability to take the final three weeks to essentially get his physique proper and make it possible for he is wholesome — if he had a priority, he’d inform me.”
Together with activating Bell off IR, the Jets introduced that they’ve signed offensive lineman Jimmy Murray to the lively roster, and launched linebacker Alec Ogletree and extensive receiver Josh Malone. The membership additionally elevated nook Lamar Jackson and quarterback Mike White from the observe squad to the lively roster main as much as this Week 5 matchup.