Why Le’Veon Bell Won’t Get the $15 Million Per Year He Wants

July 6, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell wants you to believe everything he says in his music. We know this because, well, he said so.
He means every lyric of hot fire from his new song “Focus”. Bell is just overflowing with truth as he enters the final year of his rookie contract, when a back who’s scored 22 touchdowns in only 35 career games will be paid a pittance of $966,900 in 2016.
Bell knows how much it will cost to retain his services, and how much he wants that number to rise.
Just follow the bouncing ball for the answer, as 120 Sports pointed out:
As first noted by Rob Perez of Fox Sports, the sizzling lyric from Bell that raised eyebrows is “I'm at the top and if not I'm the closest/ I'ma need $15 a year and they know this.”
He’s not wrong. When healthy, Bell is the league’s most versatile running back, and the Steelers are surely aware of what he’s worth.
But there’s a gap be...

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