October 13, 2020 | 10:04pm
Le’Veon Bell’s time with the Jets is over.
The Jets released Le’Veon Bell on Tuesday, less than two years after the disgruntled running back signed a four-year, $52.5 million deal. In 17 games, he produced three rushing touchdowns and 873 yards on the ground, never quite clicking with head coach Adam Gase on the field.
Despite the team’s attempts to trade him, Bell will officially become a free agent Wednesday.
The end of Bell’s time in New York drew a predictable amount of hot takes, derision and scorn from NFL fans. Here’s a sampling of the reactions:
Why y’all buy gear with player names on it is beyond me 😂
— El Duderino 🎳 (@RageATL26) October 14, 2020
Came to the comments just to see where this would be Hahahaha
— Farenzeks (@Farenzeks) October 14, 2020
love you forever Lev… im sad it couldn’t work out
— brandon🎡 (@JetsHateMe) October 14, 2020
At 3PM we will get into the national pastime of destroying the pathetic New York Jets.
— Evan Roberts (@EvanRobertsWFAN) October 12, 2020