Lastly, we glance back at Le’Veon Bell’s first press conference as a member of the Chiefs. The Chiefs are paying him a $1 million base salary, though that’s prorated for the first five games he was still on the New York Jets, meaning he will make around $690,000 from Kansas City. Bell is signing a one-year deal, NFL Network's Mike Garafolo reported. The Chiefs faked it to him, he blocked linebacker Malik Reed and then went out for a pass, though the completion went to backup tight end Nick Keizer, who fumbled the ball. ï»¿Gardner Minshewï»¿ (thumb) is out. Bell still doesn’t look like the player he once was with the Pittsburgh Steelers. Bell had 38 total yards in his first game against the team that cut him just a few weeks ago. “Clearly, he still has some juice in the tank,” said Chiefs running backs coach Deland McCullough on Thursday. Your favorite teams, topics, and players all on your favorite mobile devices. Speaking of the Jets, they're actually going to be paying Bell some serious money this season even though he's not even playing for them. Dillon has tested positive for COVID-19 after playing in Sunday's loss to the Vikings. ï»¿Jake Lutonï»¿ is close to making his NFL debut as a starting quarterback. Adam Gase reportedly didn’t want to pay Bell and then failed to make use of him in the offense. Since Bell was released, he's entitled to the termination pay and if he decides to take it, then he'll get $6 million from the Jets AND his $690,000 salary from the Chiefs for a total of $6.69 million over the final 12 weeks of the season. The question will linger until Bell returns to action as to whether the back who once terrorized opposing defenses will return to the field when he joins his third team in three seasons. During my football playing days at Pembroke Hill (Mo.) School, I was known for my bad knees and even worse blocking. Le’Veon Bell carries the ball for the Chiefs. The 0-16 Cleveland Browns did it three times within their first seven games. The Chiefs were not the only team interested in Bell's services, as the Miami Dolphins and Buffalo Bills were also in the mix. © 2004-2020 CBS Interactive. Upon first reaction, the Patrick Mahomesï»¿-led Chiefs have themselves another weapon for an already outstanding offense, with Bell having once been one of, if not the, best backs in the game. He got the last laugh though, as his Chiefs picked up a win while the Jets moved to 0-8. The decision to bring in Bell is reminiscent of the New York Giants’ decision to draft Ron Dayne in the first round of the 2000 NFL Draft. As for this year, I think splitting touches with Edwards-Helaire in Kansas City’s offense is a great situation for him and he’ll be allowed to flourish much more than he did with the Jets. Bell was actually a bit of decoy on his very first play, which came with just more than eight minutes in the first quarter. Le'Veon Bell's contract details with Chiefs revealed: Here's how much Kansas City is reportedly paying him The new Chiefs running back won't be making very much money from Kansas City Le’Veon Bell had one sizeable gain on Sunday, but his Chiefs debut otherwise came and went quietly. NFL footage © NFL Productions LLC. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images). Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. Bell, 28, was signed by the Chiefs after being released from his contract with the New York Jets. The Jets saved some money by sending Avery Williamson packing on Sunday night. Look no further than Sam Darnold’s tenure with the NY Jets. But there are subplots to every matchup and this is no different. Though much of the attention was on the running backs, it was some of the Chiefs’ less heralded players who allowed them to defeat the Broncos for the 10th straight time, a streak that dates back to 2015. Born and raised in Kansas City, I now live in Chicago but still have Winstead’s grease coursing through my veins. $1,000, winner takes all. The All-Pro announced the diagnosis himself Monday morning.Â. Here are three storylines to watch for when Tom Brady and the Bucs meet Daniel Jones and the Giants on MNF. Get the day's big stories + fun stuff you love like mock drafts, picks and power rankings. Mais il n'a été que l'ombre de lui-même en 2019-2020 et après cinq défaites en cinq matches pour démarrer cette saison, la franchise new-yorkaise a décidé de se séparer du running back. It came after the team shopped him in a trade and found nobody willing to take on his lucrative contract. Bell is signing with the Kansas City Chiefs, NFL … Everyone knows that Adam Gase isn’t going to survive the year. He could not get anything going in the running game, as he had six carries for seven yards for an average of 1.2 yards per carry. The browser you are using is no longer supported on this site. The Jets are now challenged with defending Bell, who many believe is a perfect fit for quarterback Patrick Mahomes and the Chiefs offense. Mais le running back pourrait être disponible la semaine suivante face aux Denver Broncos et surtout le 1er novembre... face aux New York Jets. He entered the game on the Chiefs… Le quarterback star des Kansas City Chiefs, Patrick Mahomes, pourra bientôt compter sur une nouvelle arme offensive : Le'Veon Bell. In Kansas City, he'll find a friend in Chiefs DT Chris Jonesï»¿, arguably the game's best quarterback to throw and hand off to him and an offense that would seem to stupendously suit him. Each subsequent season, Darnold has been placed in a worse situation than the last and, at this point, all we could do is hope that he finds success elsewhere. Bell got his chance to stick it to the Jets for releasing him, but he failed to prove them wrong on Sunday. The game was so out of hand that neither Edwards-Helaire nor Bell finished the game at running back for Kansas City. Please check your email for a confirmation. Might Bell ring true to his former form and become an in-season signing that makes the rich even richer? The Jets, prior to last week’s game against the Buffalo Bills, were quite literally on pace to be the worst team in NFL history. quarter of a game at Empower Field at Mile High on Oct. 25, 2020. The Jets thought Bell still had some juice left in his legs when they signed him to a four-year deal worth $52.5 million. Safety Daniel Sorensen, who was sporting a nice bleached blond dye job, had a pick-six and two vicious hits on running back Phillip Lindsay, including one that knocked him out of the game. The Kansas City Chiefs wasted little time involving their newest toy, Le’Veon Bell, in Sunday’s 43-16 victory against the Denver Broncos. Even a New York Jets expert expects the game to get boring early. It seems apparent at this point that Gase is helping an already-abysmal team reach that goal. Le’Veon Bell will score the first touchdown of the afternoon against his former team and it will be one of the few talking points coming out of the matchup. Kansas City will cruise to a dominant victory where Chad Henne is once again called upon to finish the game — perhaps as soon as the third quarter. Even the woeful 0-14 Tampa Bay Buccaneers — a first-year expansion team — did that in three of their first seven games as well. The Jets, based on various reports, don’t believe that firing Gase midseason will do the team any favors and they see multiple reasons to hang on to their struggling head coach as long as possible. He was released shortly after that and picked up by the Chiefs. For everyone else, experts and even Jets fans are anticipating nothing more than a lopsided contest with very little—if any—drama involved. Although Bell has done everything in his career to try and get top dollar, the three-time Pro Bowl running back didn't exactly break the bank in Kansas City. Credit to Darnold for lasting three years in the abomination, but eventually it was going to catch up with him. Le'Veon Bell retrouvera les Jets dès le 1er novembre. Marked by short runs, little production, disharmony with coach Adam Gase and his offense, Bell wanted out and got just that when he was released by the Jets earlier this week. Vikings running back Dalvin Cook scored four touchdowns in their win against the Packers after missing one game due to injury.