New Kansas City Chiefs operating again Le’Veon Bell may have a $1 million base wage together with as much as $1 million in enjoying time and playoff incentives, a supply informed ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler.
The bottom wage will probably be prorated for the 5 video games Bell was not on the Chiefs, which means he’ll make round $690,000. He can earn as much as $1.69 million in whole this season with Kansas Metropolis earlier than hitting 2021 free company at age 29.
Bell signed with the Chiefs on Thursday, simply two days after he was launched by the New York Jets, ending a 19-month tenure that was stuffed with disappointment.
Bell, a three-time Professional Bowl choice, was a disappointment since signing a four-year, $52.5 million contract final 12 months with the Jets, averaging solely 3.3 yards per carry — 51st out of 53 qualifying runners within the NFL throughout that span.
The Jets are liable for the remaining $6 million on Bell’s 2020 base pay, however there’s an offset clause that can defray it by the quantity of the wage on his new contract with the Chiefs.