It was a Sunday to overlook for Jets followers, with working again Le’Veon Bell struggling a hamstring damage of their Week 1 matchup vs. the Payments.
Bell’s standing to return to the sport was listed as “uncertain,” with fellow working again Frank Gore getting a brunt of the carries within the third quarter. Josh Adams additionally entered the sport for New York.
Bell came across a go earlier within the sport, developing lame and grabbing his hamstring. He would later return with a closely taped leg, however was clearly hampered by the damage.
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Bell’s hamstrings have been highlighted in latest weeks, with the veteran working again pulled from an August observe with what coach Adam Gase described as “hamstring tightness.” Bell later took to Twitter to counter the pinnacle coach’s claims.
The 2 would later clear the air, with Bell reaffirming that the state of affairs was a case of miscommunication and that their relationship was nonetheless robust.
The wedding of Bell and the Jets has been complicated at finest and a mismatch at worst, with drama following the veteran working again since signing with New York in 2019. What hasn’t been up for debate is Bell’s manufacturing (whereas working behind a poor offensive line). He had simply 1,250 scrimmage yards in 2019, second-lowest whole of his profession.
Bell had simply 14 dashing yards on six carries on Sunday, but additionally had two receptions for 32 yards earlier than injuring his hamstring.
The Jets path the Payments 24-10 within the fourth quarter.