Le’Veon Bell’s return to the sphere wasn’t the largest headline surrounding the Professional Bowl working again on Sunday.
After the Jets suffered their fifth-straight loss, Bell was seen liking tweets that mentioned head coach Adam Gase wanted to make use of him greater than the one goal he bought within the passing sport. He additionally favored a tweet that urged he needs to be traded.
Throughout a convention name with reporters on Monday, Gase addressed Bell’s actions, saying that he wished annoyed gamers would simply come to him as a substitute of occurring social media to talk their thoughts.
“I hate that’s the route that we go together with all of this as a substitute of simply speaking to me about it, however it’s the manner guys wish to do it these days,” Gase mentioned.
Whereas Gase could not like the way in which Bell went about it, he understands why he – together with the remainder of the workforce – is annoyed in the mean time.
“No, I haven’t had an opportunity to talk with him on these particular subjects but. It’s what it’s,” Gase defined. “I do know he’s annoyed that we haven’t gained. Wasn’t essentially the plan of not concentrating on him within the cross sport. Simply kinda ended up being that manner due to how they have been taking part in us. That’s what it’s. You simply bought to attempt to discover methods to maneuver the soccer, that’s all we’re attempting to do. Doesn’t all the time go precisely as deliberate.
“I get it within the side of gamers getting annoyed after they really feel like they need to be focused extra or getting extra touches. There’s plenty of guys feeling that manner and we simply bought to return to work and work out methods to get our guys concerned.”
Gase was requested particularly about Bell liking the tweet referencing a commerce, and he responded by saying he and GM Joe Douglas have solely mentioned the 30-10 loss to the Arizona Cardinals and nothing else.
The Jets clearly know what Bell can deliver to the offense, however as Gase put it, “generally the protection takes guys away.” Jamison Crowder was the Jets’ greatest weapon on Sunday, as he totaled one other week with over 100 yards receiving and a landing.
Bell, however, had 60 yards dashing on 13 carries in his return whereas his solely reception went for seven yards.