It is secure to say that the Le’Veon Bell expertise in Kansas Metropolis wasn’t as gratifying because the veteran operating again had hoped it might be when he signed with the membership within the midst of the 2020 season. Whereas conversing on an Instagram publish that centered round somebody spending $700 at McDonald’s, a consumer prompt that Bell re-sign with the Chiefs as he at present nonetheless sits on the open market. Bell replied to the plea to move again to Kansas Metropolis and confirmed zero curiosity. In actual fact, he revealed that he didn’t take pleasure in his time with the group and particularly taking part in for head coach Andy Reid.
“I will by no means play for Andy Reid once more,” Bell commented. “… I would retire first.”
Bell signed with the Chiefs in Week 6 of final 12 months after he was launched by the New York Jets. He appeared in 9 video games over that stretch and noticed two begins. Whereas used sparingly in a committee alongside then-rookie operating again Clyde Edwards-Helaire, Bell completed the common season with simply 353 yards from scrimmage and two touchdowns. He was inactive for the AFC Championship Sport in opposition to Buffalo and didn’t play within the Chiefs’ loss to the Buccaneers in Tremendous Bowl LV.
That lack of taking part in time all through that Tremendous Bowl run might be the foundation of Bell’s discontent with Reid, nevertheless it’s finally unclear as to why he’d relatively stroll away from the sport than play for him once more.
As golf equipment throughout the NFL wrap up obligatory minicamp, the three-time Professional Bowl again remains to be with no group. He famous earlier this offseason that he intends on taking part in in 2021 and will look to signal with a group when he is prepared. Whereas we’re nonetheless ready to listen to the place that subsequent cease will likely be for the 29-year-old, it looks like we are able to cross a reunion with the Chiefs off the listing of doable locations.