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Le’Veon Bell and teammates take to Twitter to respond to failed contract extension news

Social media was busy after news of the Steelers and Le’Veon Bell not being able to come to terms on a new contract.

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By now you have heard the news of the Pittsburgh Steelers and Le’Veon Bell’s failure to come to terms on a new contract. While the Steelers released a statement of their inability to find common ground in negotiations, Bell took to his verified Twitter account to tell fans his thoughts heading into the 2018 season.

Check out what he said:

Steelers fans should hope 2018 is his best season to date, and if you are an optimist, maybe Bell is hinting at reporting to the team sooner than he did last year to avoid the early season slump he faced when arriving just prior to Week 1 in 2017.

Either way, with the reality being this is likely Bell’s last season in the black-and-gold, you have to know his teammates were going to respond in some fashion. And the winner of the most creative response contest has to be none other than Ramon Foster.

His image of the offensive line after the news broke is nothing short of priceless:

These are strange times in Pittsburgh, and the “Super Bowl or Bust” mantra will be heard loud and strong not just during Bell’s likely holdout, but also throughout the season. As the games get larger, and Bell’s time shorter, the organization will be faced with several decisions which could impact the offense’s, and the team’s, success in the future.

Stay tuned to see any other teammates who might get on social media to share their thoughts on Bell playing the 2018 season under the Exclusive Rights Franchise Tag.