Baltimore Ravens open to bringing Le’Veon Bell again to the workforce following launch

OWINGS MILLS, Md. — There's an opportunity that Le'Veon Bell‘s departure from the Baltimore Ravens will probably be a brief one.

A day after Bell was waived by Baltimore, coach John Harbaugh stated he could be open to having the three-time Professional Bowl operating again return to the 53-man roster or the observe squad.

Harbaugh stated Bell's launch was necessitated by the Ravens needing a roster spot resulting from injured gamers coming again.

“He can nonetheless play,” Harbaugh stated Wednesday. “We'll simply see the place we're at going ahead. Issues can flip a method or one other.”

Bell, 29, did not present a lot explosiveness in his 5 video games with Baltimore, averaging a career-worst 2.7 yards per carry (83 yards on 31 makes an attempt). However coaches and teammates complimented Bell on his optimistic impression within the locker room and the way he willingly accepted a part-time function.

The Ravens signed Bell to their observe squad on Sept. 7 after their backfield was devastated by accidents. Bell, who was behind Latavius Murray and Devonta Freeman within the backfield pecking order, by no means began a recreation for the Ravens and by no means participated in additional than 42% of their snaps in a recreation.

“I actually respect all the pieces about him: professionalism, perspective, work ethic,” Harbaugh stated. “Being round him is a pleasure each single day. He is actually an awesome man and he helped us.”

Murray may return after lacking three video games with an ankle damage.

A second-round choose by the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2013, Bell was one of many high operating backs within the league from 2013 to 2017, averaging 128.9 whole yards per recreation. That is the very best for an NFL operating again over the primary 5 seasons of a profession for the reason that NFL-AFC merger in 1970.

After sitting out 2018 resulting from a contract dispute, Bell has been a journeyman, taking part in for 3 groups (the New York Jets, Kansas City Chiefs and Ravens) in three seasons.

“This hurts nevertheless it's been a blessing to be right here to say the least,” Bell posted Tuesday about his time in Baltimore on Twitter. “I've loved each second of this brief interval and gotta entire new which means of what this metropolis is like and it is an awesome place to be.”

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