Bell not happy about being pulled in Jets’ scrimmage

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Le’Veon Bell was pulled out of the New York Jets’ scrimmage at practice Wednesday as a precaution because coach Adam Gase said the star running back’s hamstrings felt “a little tight.”

Well, an apparently unhappy Bell took to social media shortly after Gase’s video news conference and declared he’s totally fine.

“Ain’t nothin wrong with my hamstrings,” Bell insisted on Twitter.

Bell participated in two series in practice and had one carry and one catch, but then ended up watching the rest of the scrimmage from the sideline as Frank Gore and rookies La’Mical Perine and Pete Guerriero handled the backfield duties.

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“I’ll always have to hold him back and be like, ‘I don’t think it’s a good idea for you to go back out there,” Gase said. “That’s why we pulled him out. He won’t do it on his own. He’ll keep going out there until somebody else pulls him out.”

So, that’s what happened during the scrimmage. And, Bell wasn’t a fan.

“It’s tough to stay loose when you do a bunch of standing around……& I’m used to GOINGGG,” Bell said.

Bell has often said he likes getting lots of carries to get himself in a rhythm during games. But when a Twitter follower pointed out that this was only practice, the veteran running back countered that he needs the on-field action now.

“Exactly…I PRACTICE for a GAME!!!” he wrote. “I need to PRACTICE to be great in GAMES!!! duh.”

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