Le’Veon Bell: ‘I’m here to win football games’ amid reports Jets coach didn’t want him
The New York Jets' stunning move to fire general manager Mike Maccagnan, just weeks after letting him preside over one of the most important offseasons in franchise history has left a lot of questions.
One involves the team's prominent free-agent signing.
There have been multiple reports that coach Adam Gase, who is serving as acting general manager, and Maccagnan had tension over the signing of Le'Veon Bell: Maccagnan wanted him, Gase didn't think he was worth the money.
That leaves Bell in an awkward spot and threatens to damage the player-coach relationship before Bell even plays a game.
Bell seemed to take the news in stride Wednesday, responding to the situation on his Twitter account.
Opinion: Amid unfair NFL landscape, Jets make right call by unloading GM
Who's next?: 3 potential candidates to replace fired GM Maccagnan
"There’s been a BUNCH of false reports and speculation about me in the past about things I’ve said and done, so I’m used to this," Bell wrote. "I don’t jump to conclusions when I hear or see a story that may affect me. … Even if reports are true, that won’t stop me from doing what I came here to do…everyone has a job to do, and I’m gonna do mine whether peopIe 'like' me or not. I’m here to win football games."
It seems as if Bell is going into this with the right attitude, but it bears watching.
Even if reports are true, that won’t stop me from doing what I came here to do…everyone has a job to do, and I’m gonna do mine whether peopIe “like” me or not. I’m here to win football games.
Source: Read Full Article