Steelers Place Exclusive Franchise Tag On Le’Veon Bell

While they are working at trying to hammer out a new long-term contract with wide receiver Antonio Brown, the Pittsburgh Steelers made another significant move today.

They placed the exclusive franchise tag on running back Le’Veon Bell, per ESPN’s Adam Schefter:

The move comes as no surprise as the Steelers running back was considered an extreme long-shot to hit the free agency market.

The Steelers took to Twitter to make the official announcement:

 

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