Former All-Professional RB claims he smoked marijuana earlier than NFL video games
Former NFL working again Le’Veon Bell admitted to smoking marijuana earlier than NFL video games.
Former Pittsburgh Steelers working again Le’Veon Bell appeared on the ‘Steel Here‘ podcast final week, admitting that he smoked marijuana earlier than NFL video games. Bell was an elite runner throughout his time in Pittsburgh, when he was drafted within the second spherical out of Michigan State.
“Trying again on this, that’s what I did,” Bell mentioned. “Once I was enjoying soccer, I smoked, bro. Even earlier than the video games, I’d smoke and I’d go on the market and run for 150, two [touchdowns].”
Nonetheless, Bell finally left the black and gold, as an alternative signing an enormous free-agent contract with the New York Jets. On the time, that appeared like a fairly daring choice for the Jets, and it didn’t repay. Bell had missed the complete 2018 season due to a contract dispute with the Steelers, and so they didn’t budge, as an alternative enjoying Pitt product James Conner and a bunch working backs by committee.
Le’Veon Bell smoked marijuana earlier than NFL video games
Throughout his time with the Jets, Bell famous how totally different the tradition in Pittsburgh was as compared beneath Mike Tomlin.
“Bro, we get to New York, and that’s while you immediately discover out that head coaches make an enormous distinction,” Bell mentioned. “As quickly as I get to New York, I discover that out like the primary week. … Bro, the group wasn’t that nice, don’t get me fallacious, however I really feel like if Coach [Mike] Tomlin [of the Steelers] was teaching that group, we win 9 video games no less than. It’s to the purpose the place [ex-Jets quarterback] Sam Darnold don’t even know just like the precise line’s protections as a result of he’s so confused about our offense as a result of the coach is complicated him.”
Bell additionally mentioned that Gase was horrible at calling performs. The Jets ended up shifting on from Bell simply two video games into his second season in New York. Gase, in the meantime, was fired after simply two seasons as properly.
You possibly can’t coach tradition.