Le’Veon Bell Says He Might Retire, Sit Out Season If Steelers Use Franchise Tag

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Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell is apparently prepared to play hardball with his current team as he seeks a new long-term contract this offseason.

According to ESPN.com’s Jeremy Fowler, Bell said Thursday he “would definitely consider” sitting out the 2018 season or retiring if the Steelers use the franchise tag on him for a second straight season.

This article will be updated to provide more information on this story as it becomes available.

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