Running back Le'Veon Bell was all smiles after the Jets got the best of his former team on Sunday, beating the Pittsburgh Steelers, 16-10, at MetLife Stadium.
"The win felt great," Bell said. "Every win feels great, but this one had a little extra topping on it. But playing against those guys, it was fun. Going against my old teammates, guys who really never could hit me in practice. We had the opportunity to really go at it today. It was fun. I respect all those guys over there, they played hard, it was tough. Coach Tomlin's gameplan was great. Credit those guys, but I'm glad we came out on top."
Bell had a season-high 25 carries for 72 yards, and added in four receptions for 21 yards in the win.
After the game, he said that a heavy workload had been expected against the Steelers
"I loved it, it felt good," Bell said. "I'm sore... No better feeling. I'm glad. Coach Gase told me before the game, he was like 'I got you today, like I'm making sure you get that ball today'."
"Every win feels great, but this one had a little extra topping on it"- Jets Videos (@snyjets) December 22, 2019
Le'Veon Bell is glad he got the win against his former team pic.twitter.com/s1hWV4CHNf
"You're going to get that ball today"- Jets Videos (@snyjets) December 22, 2019
Le'Veon says Gase told him before the game that he was going to feed him pic.twitter.com/PXraPeVyfU