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Le'Veon Bell 2019 Outlook

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Regardless of how good a player is perceived to be, it's tough to be successful on a bad offense. Bell may yet have a good game, but people expecting he will suddenly become 2017 Bell due to an easy schedule will be sorely disappointed. 

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2 minutes ago, oliminator123 said:

Apparently Jets are trying to trade Bell? Wth?

So much for that schedule. 

 

The source is Manish Mehta, but it makes sense.  I think I posted the same thing in the trade deadline thread a few days ago.

 

https://www.nydailynews.com/sports/football/jets/ny-leveon-bell-trade-deadline-20191029-pkcnug3sifgufph66ghni7esam-story.html?IRONCOCK

 

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NY Daily News' Manish Mehta reports the Jets are looking to trade Le'Veon Bell before Tuesday's 4 p.m. ET deadline.

 

 

Why? 

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Just now, oliminator123 said:

Apparently Jets are trying to trade Bell? Wth?

So much for that schedule. 

Well dang. I really screwed myself trading for him. 😂 But hopefully a better team with a better O-Line. I honestly think this may end up being a good thing.

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Just now, iretirefromfantasy said:

Can someone explain why they would want to trade him?

Probably because they are in no position to compete now, and could potentially get a pick or two back. Strange given that they just signed him, but I somewhat understand the logic. 

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1 minute ago, munygon2 said:

 

 

1) the Stillers acquire Mariota today from Titans

2) then bring home Bell

3) then sign AB 

 

 

 

 

 

.... and still go 6-10

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1 minute ago, pastorofmuppets2 said:

 

1) the Stillers acquire Mariota today from Titans

2) then bring home Bell

3) then sign AB 

 

 

 

 

 

.... and still go 6-10

Mariota is no better than Rudolph tbh. Your team is usually only as good as your QB (see: Bears)

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Considering Gase was exposed saying he didn’t want him in the first place, then had to make nice, this makes a little sense. What would make more sense is to get rid of Gase.

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1 minute ago, iretirefromfantasy said:

Can someone explain why they would want to trade him?

 

Adapted a bit from what I posted last week:

 

http://forums.rotoworld.com/topic/771079-trade-deadline-targets/?do=findComment&comment=8824067

 

A key thing to remember is the Jets GM came in after free agency.

 

If the Jets wanted to go full tank mode, they could find a way to IR Darnold (that Toe injury is bad! (or now the thumb), and trade away the players that will leave in free agency next year that may have some value to teams this year (Leonard Williams, Robby Anderson, LT Kelvin Beachum, RT Brandon Shell ). 

 

If they really wanted to go nuts they could trade away Le'Veon Bell.  The team getting Bell would acquire him for a minimal cap hit this year, and an "out" after 2020.  The Jets would free more cap room for next year.

 

 

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1 minute ago, oliminator123 said:

Mariota is no better than Rudolph tbh. Your team is usually only as good as your QB (see: Bears)

 

you must be a real riot at parties 🤓

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1 minute ago, pastorofmuppets2 said:

 

you must be a real riot at parties 🤓

I'm usually the guy forcing alcohol down people's throats so yes, as a matter of fact I am!

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