Harrison's advice: Bell should return, fake injury
10:48 AM ET
Former Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison offered some unusual advice to Le’Veon Bell regarding his ongoing contract dispute, saying the disgruntled running back should return to the team but fake an injury to avoid playing in games.
Harrison, who endured a messy split with the Steelers last season, was asked about Bell’s situation Tuesday during an interview with FS1.
The Jets have called the Steelers to check on running back Le’Veon Bell, whom Pittsburgh is listening to offers on. It was a preliminary conversation with no offer, a source told ESPN.
“If I’m Le’Veon … I’m coming back, what is it, Nov. 13?” Harrison said, referring to the deadline Bell must report to the Steelers by in order to accrue the necessary service time to become a free agent in 2019. “I’m going to go in there, I’m gonna get my credit this season that I need to get and I’m going to do the best I can to get out of this season healthy.
“For me, I’d give you everything at practice. You’d see — the cameras would see — that I’m fine, I’m healthy. But come Saturday, ‘Something ain’t right. I can’t