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After signing Le’Veon Bell to a four year, $52 million contract just one year ago, the Jets, being the Jets and always doing the Jets-iest of things, out Jets’d themselves by releasing Bell Tuesday night. Yes, Le’Veon Bell is no longer on the New York Jets.
While normally a player getting released is not great for fantasy football, I would argue that fantasy managers should be holding onto Bell with all their might and relishing this new opportunity for Bell to escape the clutches of notorious fantasy killer, Adam Gase. There’s no one in the NFL quite as adept at destroying a player’s fantasy value quite like Adam Gase.
Now a free agent, we’ll wait and see which teams are interested in Bell and where he might be playing the rest of the 2020 season. I’ve ranked a few likely landing spots in terms of how much they’d boost Bell’s fantasy value and just how much I would want to see Bell play for this team.
Let’s start with two honorable mentions.
Honorable mention: Los Angeles Rams & San Francisco 49ers
You can’t tell me that the dual threat of Le’Veon …
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