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Le'Veon Bell Rips NFL Over Sam Darnold's "Ghosts" Comment

Le'Veon Bell runs with the ball during Jets minicamp practice.

FLORHAM PARK, NJ - JUNE 05: LeVeon Bell #26 and Sam Darnold #14 of the New York Jets performs drills during day two of mandatory minicamp at the Atlantic Health Jets Training Center on June 5, 2019 in Florham Park, New Jersey. (Photo by Mark Brown/Getty Images)

Le'Veon Bell made it clear today. He has Sam Darnold's back when it comes to the second-year quarterback's "seeing ghosts" comment on Monday Night Football.

Darnold was mic'd up for last night's 33-0 loss to the New England Patriots. He had a nightmare performance, throwing four interceptions and looking uncomfortable the entire evening.

At one point during the game, ESPN aired a clip of Darnold reviewing his play on the sideline. In it, he candidly admitted to "seeing ghosts" on the field.

An on-site NFL Films rep reportedly gave the okay to air the comment. The Jets organization is unhappy about it and so is Bell.

He tweeted his thoughts on the matter this afternoon.

"The NFL screwed Sammy over...there’s not one player in the NFL who’s cool with having every sideline convo broadcasted to millions...there’s a reason we’ve never heard other QB’s frustrated on the sideline like that before...that’s crazy,

The NFL screwed Sammy over...there’s not one player in the NFL who’s cool with having every sideline convo broadcasted to millions...there’s a reason we’ve never heard other QB’s frustrated on the sideline like that before...that’s crazy, @NFL did Sam dirty as hell https://t.co/2XmYXNTNoL

— Le'Veon Bell (@LeVeonBell) October 22, 2019

" data-mentioned-user-id="19426551" data-scribe="element:mention">@NFL did Sam dirty as hell."

Bell's assertion that every player would be unhappy if some sideline conversations were played on the air is correct. A lot of what is discussed in that area is not meant for public consumption.

There's also no doubt that this comment will unfortunately follow Darnold for the foreseeable future. He will have plenty of good games in the future, but every mistake will be met with ghost references from opposing players and fans on social media.