Le’Veon Bell admits he smoked marijuana before NFL games: ‘What I did’

Le'Veon Bell, a running back free agent, acknowledged smoking marijuana prior to NFL games. 

Bell, who retired from professional football in 2021, shared his story on the "Steel Here" podcast, which is devoted to the Pittsburgh Steelers.

In the midst of a contract dispute with the team, Bell missed the 2018 season after playing for Pittsburgh from 2013 to 2017. 

Looking back on this, I did that, Bell admitted. "Bro, I smoked when I was playing football.

Even before the games, I would smoke and then run for 150 yards and two touchdowns. 

When Bell finally left the Steelers, he played two games in 2020 and one in 2019 for the New York Jets.

Adam Gase, the Jets' head coach at the time, received criticism from Bell on the podcast. 

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