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Sport Jets' Bell fighting illness, uncertain to play vs. Dolphins

19:40  06 december  2019
19:40  06 december  2019 Source:   thescore.com

Bell: 'I'll live with' decision to sign with Jets

  Bell: 'I'll live with' decision to sign with Jets Le'Veon Bell became one of the highest-paid running backs in the NFL after signing with the New York Jets in March. But his first season with the new club hasn't produced the results he might have expected.© Icon Sportswire / GettyDespite posting just 508 yards and three touchdowns through 10 games, Bell has made peace with his free agency choice. "I made a decision," he said, according to Manish Mehta of New York Daily News. "And I'll live with it."The 27-year-old back hasn't eclipsed 100 rushing yards in a game this season, and he's posted a career-low 3.2 yards per carry.

New York Jets running back Le'Veon Bell isn't guaranteed to play Sunday versus the Miami Dolphins due to an illness.

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Bell missed his second consecutive practice on Friday, and head coach Adam Gase said he expects to know more about the three-time Pro Bowler's availability by Saturday, according to the New York Post's Brian Costello.

Bell, who's experiencing the least productive season of his career, has appeared in all 12 games for the Jets. The 27-year-old has rushed for 589 yards and three touchdowns while averaging 3.2 yards per carry in his first campaign since signing a four-year, $52.5-million deal as a free agent.

Patriots list 17 as questionable vs. Texans amid illness in locker room

  Patriots list 17 as questionable vs. Texans amid illness in locker room An illness that made its way through the New England Patriots' locker room this week is affecting a group of players and making them uncertain to play in Sunday's game against the Houston Texans. New England listed 17 players as questionable for the Sunday night contest, with nine suffering from an "illness," according to the team's official injury report. HIGHLY QUESTIONABLE: Izzo OUT, 17 (yes, 17) questionable for #Patriots #GoPats this SundayNew England listed 17 players as questionable for the Sunday night contest, with nine suffering from an "illness," according to the team's official injury report.

The Jets are also unsure of Jamal Adams' status for Week 14. The safety sat out practice for the third straight day because of an ankle injury, but Gase didn't rule him out, according to Costello.

New York and Miami sit third and fourth in the AFC East, respectively.

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Le'Veon Bell isn't the only member of the Jets that's facing off against his former team this Sunday. FFormer Steelers wide receiver Hines Ward, who played his entire career in Pittsburgh and is arguably their best ever receiver, is an assistant coach for the Jets. Ward is definitely looking forward to the rematch against his old team and certainly hopes the Jets come out with a victory.

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