July 29, 2021

Jets release disgruntled RB Le’Veon Bell

Bell returned from injured reserve on Sunday to see 14 touches for 67 yards in a 30-10 loss to the Arizona Cardinals. Only one of those touches was a catch as Bell remained largely absent from the passing game.

Bell didn’t speak with media after the game, but liked multiple social media posts critical of his limited role in the offense. Head coach Adam Gase wasn’t pleased with Bell’s method of communication.

The New York Jets released running back Le’Veon Bell on Tuesday evening.

The Jets announced the news in a statement from general manager Joe Douglas amid media reports that the team was looking to trade Bell.

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