PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Absent Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell says he’s leaving Miami.READ MORE: Gateway Athletic Director, Football Coach Don Holl Asks Coaches Not To Apply For Pine-Richland Job
He tweeted the news Monday afternoon, one day after the Steelers beat the Baltimore Ravens.
Fairwell Miami 👋🏾
— Le’Veon Bell (@LeVeonBell) November 5, 2018READ MORE: Penguins, Sabres Team Up To Host NHL's First Joint Pride Game
Many have interpreted the tweet to mean Bell is heading back to Pittsburgh to return to the team.
Next destination Pittsburgh? https://t.co/lWlGt8gQ1F
— Bob Pompeani (@KDPomp) November 5, 2018
Bell skipped all of training camp and has been a no-show for the first nine weeks of the season.MORE NEWS: Minority-Led Businesses Take Biggest Hit Amid COVID-19 Pandemic
By collective bargaining agreement, Bell is allowed to skip the first nine weeks of the season, show up for week 10 and still count that as a full year of service, which leaves $8.5 million on the table.