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Le’Veon Bell on His Contract Status with the Steelers: “I Just Wanna Get a Deal Done”

Everyone knows that the Steelers and Le’Veon Bell want to get a long term deal done to keep him in Pittsburgh, and Bell himself says he’d like to get the deal done sooner or later.

Here’s a take Friday from TMZ on the matter:

Le’Veon Bell says he doesn’t wanna play anywhere but Pittsburgh … but he wants a long-term deal ASAP ’cause the whole process is wearin’ him out.

“I just wanna get a deal done. I’m tired of having to deal with this every year,” Le’Veon told TMZ Sports at EA Sports’ Pre-Super Bowl party in Minny.

Remember — Bell skipped the entire preseason ’cause he wanted the Steelers to pay him what he’s worth. Ultimately, he ended his holding and signed the franchise tag for $12 mil.

But good news for Steelers fans — the superstar RB told us they’re “in a better spot” with negotiations than last offseason … so stay tuned.

Le’Veon also spoke with us about his teammate, Ryan Shazier, who was just discharged from the hospital … and explained why he thinks Shazier can make it back onto the field one day.

Matt Loede has been in the sports media for over 16 years, with experience covering the MLB, NBA, and NFL. On Sunday’s during football season, you can hear Matt on national networks like Fox Sports Radio, Associated Press, and others. Born and raised in Cleveland Ohio, Matt studies and talks football inside and out, and is anxious to share his thoughts and comments with readers on a daily basis.

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