With running back Le’Veon Bell refusing to commit to the Steelers for five years and $70 million (asterisk), there’s another question to consider: Will the Steelers ultimately refuse to commit to Bell for one year and $14.5 million?
The options available to Bell regarding when to accept the franchise tender Wholesale Jerseys Paypal and report for duty is premised on the assumption that the franchise tender will still be available to be accepted. Until Bell accepts the franchise tender, the Steelers could (in theory) yank it.
There’s also the question of how ready for the regular season he’ll be without camp.
Last year, he rushed 52 times for 180 yards in his first three games after staying away for camp and the preseason, looking like a guy who needed a month to get ready to play.
Washington was never ready to commit to QB Kirk Cousins in the way that Minnesota did this offseason, so the team pulled off a surprising trade in late January for Smith. The big question entering this season is, Will Smith be an upgrade at QB? The 34-year-old has led his team to the playoffs four of the past five seasons and is coming off the best season of his career, but he also comes to a team without the same supporting cast that he had with Andy Reid, Travis Kelce, Tyreek Hill and co.
Kendall Fuller’s live Twitter reaction upon finding out that he was the unnamed player in the Alex Smith trade.
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