NY Jets: Le’Veon Bell seemingly takes a shot at Jamal Adams after trade

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NY Jets’ running back Le’Veon Bell seemingly took a shot at star safety Jamal Adams.

Now-former NY Jets‘ safety Jamal Adams finally got his wish on Saturday as the two-time Pro Bowler was shipped to the Seattle Seahawks for an absolutely massive draft haul consisting of two first-round picks and then some.

But while the deal likely left all three parties feeling pleased, there’s at least one unhappy camper from the blockbuster trade. And that player is Jets’ running back Le’Veon Bell.

Bell took to Twitter in the moments following the announcement that Adams was traded to share some choice words that were seemingly about his former teammate.

The former All-Pro running back originally replied with a simple “cool” before going on a tangent about how people do things “for attention” essentially alluding to Adams.

His tweets can be seen in their entirety below.

coo.. ??

— Le'Veon Bell (@LeVeonBell) July 25, 2020

ppl do all the hootin & hollerin to get you brought in, just to leave…lol like people weird yooo, the internet got these dudes doin whatever for attention, even when they tell you sh*t they don’t believe themselves

— Le'Veon Bell (@LeVeonBell) July 25, 2020

Given that these tweets were sent mere minutes after Adams, who had essentially forced his way out of New York, was traded, it seems pretty clear who Bell is referring to here.

Notably, Bell talks about how Adams was an outspoken recruiter of him back when the talented running back was a free agent in the 2019 offseason. However, Bell insists that Adams did all of that recruiting “just to leave.”

He later replied to a fan who claimed he was “mad” with the following tweet.

I’m not mad, i’m motivated https://t.co/HV2isxgcmJ

— Le'Veon Bell (@LeVeonBell) July 25, 2020

Bell isn’t happy, but he isn’t going to harp on the issue. Instead, he’s focused on the upcoming season — one that he believes can be the best of his career.

Le’Veon Bell will get his chance at revenge when the NY Jets take on Jamal Adams and the Seahawks later in the season.

The Jets are set to face off with the Seahawks in Seattle in Week 14 meaning that Bell will have an opportunity for a revenge game against his former teammate. And the same goes for Adams who will be looking to shine in his first game against his former organization.

Other Jets players reacted to the news of Adams’ departure, but none featured the same criticisms that Bell did.

Cornerback Blessuan Austin took to Twitter to say “kind of want to shed a tear” while Mekhi Becton and George Fant both welcomed their new teammate, Bradley McDougald. For Fant, this is actually a reunion as the two played together in Seattle.

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Bell’s words are certainly noteworthy and it will sure be interesting to see these two square off later in the year.