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Old 03-12-2019, 11:36 PM
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Le’Veon a Jet

4 years ... $52.5 million
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Old 03-12-2019, 11:37 PM
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The contract's average annual value of $13.1M is less than the $14.5M for the franchise tag he refused in 2018
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Old 03-13-2019, 07:33 AM
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Bell willing to go to the Jets and Brown happy to be a Raider. What does that say about their former team?
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Old 03-13-2019, 08:14 AM
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The contract's average annual value of $13.1M is less than the $14.5M for the franchise tag he refused in 2018
what a schmuck he was/is for turning down Pittsburgh's offer
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Old 03-13-2019, 12:24 PM
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Old 03-13-2019, 01:29 PM
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Bottom line,more guaranteed money
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Old 03-14-2019, 04:08 PM
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In Steelers proposal to Bell at the end of 19 season he would’ve pocketed 33M. In deal he got he will be at 14.5. Behind by almost $20M. This may be the worst contract decision we have ever seen a player make, and it should’ve been obvious to him and his agent.

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​​After turning down a five-year, $70 million offer from the Steelers in 2018 and then missing out on $14.5 million in 2018 franchise-tag salary, Bell signed a four-year, $52.5 million deal with the New York Jets on Wednesday.

That's less money per year than Devin Funchess will make in 2019 ($13 million) under his new deal with the Colts.

In the Steelers offer, Bell would have been paid $33 million over the first two seasons of his contract. As Joe Banner pointed out, in his new contract with the Jets, he'll have been paid $14.5 million by the end of the 2019 season.
​​While many fans on Twitter defended Bell's actions, saying he wasn't guaranteed enough money by the Steelers, his new deal with the Jets has $35 million guaranteed while the Steelers offer reportedly had $33 million in guarantees.

So he sat out a season and missed out on $14.5 million and only has an extra $2 million in guarantees to show for it.
Financially speaking, this is arguably one of the biggest mistakes we've seen out of a player (and his agent). While he could have suffered a catastrophic injury and lost the rest of his career last season, Bell's market value in free agency shows the Steelers offered a fair contract to him last year
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Old 03-14-2019, 04:10 PM
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Not to mention that he will now live in New York, a bit more expensive, for everything, hahahaha, media ain’t kind either up there.....double Yoi
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Old 03-16-2019, 10:33 AM
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Yea it does seem pretty bad for him, honestly don't know what him or his agent were thinking.

But not a bad deal for the Jets!
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