The novel was finished and Le & # 39; Veon Bell He left several million dollars on the table. Tuesday, November 11, deadline for runners to attend the training sessions in Steelers and he did not, so the player can not play this season.
Pittsburgh had decided to place the franchise player label on bell; However, the player wanted a multi-year contract so he decided not to go to the internship and wait for it Steeleres give in
But Steelers They found the perfect compensation for Bell in James Conner, rookie runners who have dazzled this season.
"I want to confirm that Le & # 39; Veon Bell He did not sign his franchise player proposal and as a result he will not be eligible to play football in the 2018 season, "he said. Kevin Colbert, general manager of Steelers in a statement.
That way, Bell becomes a free-time next season and released the $ 14.5 million that Steelers offers this season.