Le’Veon Bell Rips Joe Mixon After Bengals RB Stated He Might ‘Do Approach Extra’


PITTSBURGH, PA - OCTOBER 22: Le'Veon Bell #26 of the Pittsburgh Steelers reacts after rushing for a first down in the first half during the game against the Cincinnati Bengals at Heinz Field on October 22, 2017 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

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Cincinnati Bengals rookie Joe Mixon apparently spends a whole lot of time fascinated about Le’Veon Bell.

After seeing restricted touches in final week’s loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers, Mixon in contrast himself to the veteran working again.

“Me personally, I really feel like I can do far more than [Bell] did,” Mixon stated Monday, per Katherine Terrell of ESPN.com. “Like I stated, I solely had seven carries. I am unable to showcase nothing if I do not get the ball. There’s nothing else I can say.”

Bell responded to the feedback Sunday, calling his rival out for copying his model: 

Le’Veon Bell @L_Bell26

for somebody who feels they will do “far more” than I can, positive looks like u wanna be me! tryin to imitate my run model, my 1st down celebration

2017-10-29 18:41:46

Le’Veon Bell @L_Bell26

now u put on an arm sleeve in your left arm AND went to the mismatch gloves too?! lol simply change your quantity from 28 to 26 whereas your at it..

2017-10-29 18:43:46

The Steelers earned a 29-14 victory over the Bengals in Week 7.

Bell was a workhorse in that recreation, speeding 35 occasions for 134 yards whereas including 58 receiving yards on three catches. Conversely, Mixon solely had seven carries and three receptions that he was 68 yards from scrimmage.

“It is irritating,” Mixon stated. “I really feel like I am seeing [Le’Veon Bell] obtained the ball 35 occasions, and I obtained it seven within the first half after which do not contact the ball once more.”

Whereas the circulation of the sport was a major issue within the technique for each groups, the Bengals did not get the ball to famous person receiver A.J. Inexperienced within the second half as properly. It is clear the squad has struggled to seek out touches for its greatest playmakers on offense.

Mixon, the second-round pick of Oklahoma, is Cincinnati’s main rusher this 12 months regardless of averaging simply 12.three makes an attempt per recreation coming into Sunday. 

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