Football footnotes: Ravens coach mocks Steelers’ Le’Veon Bell’s absence, jet ski

November 26, 2018

It’s almost as if Ravens defensive coordinator Don “Wink” Martindale is trying to bait Le’Veon Bell onto the field Sunday when the Steelers play in Baltimore.

I get the impression that Martindale is trying to sucker Bell into showing up today while he’s out of shape, in hopes of dragging him into uniform at M&T Bank Stadium this weekend.

Check out these quotes from him about Bell’s absence.

“There are a lot of stats (since 2015) that the Steelers are actually better without him,” Martindale said via ESPN.com. “That might be why he’s riding a jet ski down in Miami right now.

“What if Terry Bradshaw wants to come back and Lynn Swann? Oh, (expletive).”

Let’s touch on a few things there.

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