Le'Veon Bell Really, Really Wants To Play for the Colts

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Le'Veon Bell Really, Really Wants To Play for the Colts

The soon-to-be free agent running back is making it clear Indy is on his radar.

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Well, well, well look who is back at it flirting with the Colts - yep, Le'Veon Bell.

After giving the Steelers the finger for "not paying him his money" Bell is looking forward to his upcoming free agency, and hopefully playing in Indy. 

So, we've had Eric Ebron openly recruiting Bell to come here, Bell has continued to comment and like posts having to do with the Colts on social media, and now he full-on teased Colts fans by commenting "just imagine " on the latest picture of Andrew Luck on the NFL's instagram account. 

Hmmm. 

We've talked about it before - Chris Ballard is going to have plenty of money to spend this offseason. And by plenty I mean over $100 million. 

That's the kind of money and flexibility Bell is looking for, but is it what Ballard and the Colts are wanting to give? Especially to a player who has been suspended twice and has been a proven distraction in the locker room. 

One of Chris Ballard's core beliefs is building a strong locker room full of "team" guys. How can you continue to preach that message by signing Le'Veon Bell - a proven "me-first" player. 

Say what you want about him just trying to get his, but it's not like the Steelers were offering this guy league minimum. It was a perfectly fair deal for someone who has had injury problems, been suspended twice, and is only getting older. 

This talk will continue through next March and April when Lev Bell finally does find a new home.

Instead of thinking about a new 26 in a Colts uniform, think about Andrew Luck coming off a Comeback Player of the Year award, an offensive line you've invested in that's only getting better, another wide receiver weapon or two to compliment T.Y. Hilton, and another good draft class in 2019 without the headache of an aging running back getting paid $20 million annually who could be suspended for an entire season with one slip-up. 

Just imagine. 

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