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NEW YORK- The wait is over in regards to the landing spot for S Yeremiah Bell. The 34-year-old safety was able to create a mild buzz for himself by feeding the media with small clues as to where he was going to end up.
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With the addition of Yeremiah Bell and LaRon Landry and drafting Josh Bush and Antonio Allen late in the draft last month, the Jets have made a concise decision to put a stop team's beating them with their tight ends.In the past the Jets have been among the bottom in the league as far as defenses against the tight end -- where their safeties have either been outweighed or outmatched...
Yeremiah Bell signed a one year deal with the Jets earlier this week, picking them over the Eagles, who were also interested in the veteran safety. It’s now clear why. ESPN New York is reporting that the Jets signed Bell to be a starter, an opportunity that he wouldn’t have gotten elsewhere because he’s 34 years old and pretty washed up.
However, for the Jets, Bell actually...
A person familiar with the deal says the New York Jets and veteran safety Yeremiah Bell have agreed to terms on a one-year deal worth $1.4 million.
The former Miami Dolphins starter adds depth to the safety position, a spot that has been overhauled this offseason. Starter Eric Smith remains, but the Jets also signed LaRon Landry a few weeks ago, and drafted Josh Bush in the sixth...
The safety position was a major area of concern for the Jets entering the offseason period. After stockpiling safeties through the draft and free agency, New York added former Dolphins safety Yeremiah Bell to its defensive backfield on Friday.
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According to Mike Florio of ProFootballTalk.com, the New York Jets have signed former Miami Dolphins safety Yeremiah Bell.
Bell signed a one-year, $1.4 million deal, with a $200,000 signing bonus, $100,000 workout bonus, $1,100,000 base fully guaranteed and $1.3mil fully guaranteed.
The 34 year-old Bell recorded 107 tackles, 2 sacks and 1 interception in 2011.
Yeremiah Bell isn’t very good, especially at 34 years of age, but Eric Smith isn’t very good either. The Jets desperately needed safety help with Eric Smith’s struggles and LaRon Landry’s history of injuries, as well as their confusing failure to use an early pick on a safety in the 2012 NFL Draft. Yeremiah Bell might not be good, but he probably was the best safety left...
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At 34-years-old, Yeremiah Bell is no spring chicken and he’s never been recognized as a star safety in this league. Nevertheless, the 6-0, 205-pound former sixth-round pick (2004) by the Miami Dolphins is a solid veteran at his position.
He’s also likely to find his new home in a matter of moments.
Early Thursday morning, agent Drew Rosenhaus...