Le’Veon Bell could not have a fan in his former coach, Adam Gase, however Invoice Belichick has at all times publicly been a supporter of his.
Repeatedly over time, the Patriots coach has raved about Bell, from his time with the Steelers via final 12 months with the Jets. As soon as, he even began a praise by uttering, “Oh my God.”
Final 12 months, Belichick on Bell: “Bell’s clearly one of many prime backs within the league. Excellent with the ball in his arms, nice receiver, only a actually exhausting matchup participant and does a superb job of breaking tackles. He’s a tough man to get on the bottom, whether or not he spins, jumps over guys, makes them miss within the open discipline, places his shoulder down and runs via them.”
Belichick on Bell in 2016: “Oh my god. Oh yeah. He’s an amazing participant, nice arms, catches the ball, very fast, makes individuals miss, robust, breaks tackles, glorious stability, powerful, doesn’t run out of bounds, fights for additional yardage, a terrific participant. … However Bell’s nearly as good as anyone we’ll play.”
In fact, This doesn’t imply Bell, who was released by the Jets on Tuesday night, will likely be a Patriot. They’ve a crowded steady of working backs that features Damien Harris, Rex Burkhead, James White and Sony Michel, who’s presently on Injured Reserve.
However wouldn’t it actually shock Jets followers to see Bell wind up in New England to torment them?