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SportNFL free agency news: Jets release RB Isaiah Crowell after signing Le'Veon Bell

18:30  14 march  2019
18:30  14 march  2019 Source:   sportingnews.com

NFL free agency rumors: Jets divided over Le’Veon Bell decision

NFL free agency rumors: Jets divided over Le’Veon Bell decision The three-time Pro-Bowl running back has been linked to the Raiders and Jets, but one team isn't completely sold on Bell. According to a report from the New York Daily News, the Jets are "divided" when it comes to acquiring the disgruntled Steelers star. The report noted: "There’s a general feeling in the building that Bell is worth pursuing only to a certain point. In other words, the Jets do not want to break the bank and fork over what Bell evidently wants: $15-16 million per year.​" However, New York does know it doesn't want to be used as leverage for Bell to strike a deal somewhere else — like Oakland.

The New York Jets and former Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le ' Veon Bell have agreed on a deal, a person New York still has Isaiah Crowell , Elijah McGuire and Trenton Cannon, but That cleared the running back to become an unrestricted free agent when the NFL ’s new year begins Wednesday.

NEW YORK (AP) — Le ' Veon Bell sat out a full season while considering where he'd make his next Several teams were mentioned throughout the past few days as having interest in signing Bell , with New York still has Isaiah Crowell , Elijah McGuire and Trenton Cannon, but Crowell is likely to be

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Running back Isaiah Crowell's time in New York was short lived.

The Jets announced Thursday they have released the 26-year-old after just one season. The move comes after New York signed free agent Le'Veon Bell to a four-year, $52.5 million contract earlier this week.

New York will have Bell, Elijah McGuire and Trenton Cannon as their top three backs after Crowell's departure.

Crowell signed a three-year, $12 million contract to become the Jets' starting running back last season. He previously spent four seasons with the Browns after he signed as an undrafted free agent in 2014.

In five NFL seasons, Crowell has compiled 3,803 rushing yards and 27 touchdowns. He ran for 685 yards and six touchdowns last season, gaining 4.8 yards per carry in 13 games.

Jets fans celebrate Le'Veon Bell signing on Twitter.
Le'Veon Bell reportedly made his long-awaited free agency decision early Wednesday. Jets fans celebrated accordingly.

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