Tyrann Mathieu slams Le'Veon Bell for Andy Reid comments
Kansas City Chiefs strong safety Tyrann Mathieu. Jay Biggerstaff-USA TODAY Sports

Tyrann Mathieu slams Le'Veon Bell for Andy Reid comments

Tyrann Mathieu is defending Andy Reid. 

The Kansas City Chiefs star cornerback responded to Le'Veon Bell's comments that he would rather retire than play for Reid again. Mathieu believes Bell is just blaming Reid for his lack of success.

Bell joined the Chiefs last season after being released by the New York Jets. He was used sparingly and ran for just 254 yards and two touchdowns in nine games while adding just six yards in one postseason appearance. 

In a series of tweets on Sunday, Bell said he did not regret his comments about Reid, adding that he enjoyed his teammates and his time in Kansas City. 

The 29-year-old has struggled since sitting out one year due to a contract dispute with the Pittsburgh Steelers. He hasn't averaged above four yards per carry since the 2016 season. 

The Chiefs enter the 2021 season with Clyde Edwards-Helaire as their top running back. If Bell were to return to Kansas City, he wouldn't have seen much playing time anyway. 

Erin Walsh is a Boston sports fan through and through. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from Bridgewater State University and currently is in pursuit of her Master's Degree in Journalism from Northeastern University. Follow her on Twitter @ewalsh90.

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