Brendan Maloy
Monday July 4th, 2016

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Le’Veon Bell is focused on becoming a dominant running back and a world-class rapper, and he lets everyone know about it in his aptly titled new track “Focus.”

In the song, Bell mainly just talks about how focused he is, but one of his boasts also gives a look at what the Steelers running back will be looking for from teams when his rookie contract expires next season with the line “I’ma need 15 a year and they know this.”

The three-year vet is presumably saying that his next contract will need to be for $15 million a year, which would make him the highest paid running back in the league, according to

This is more likely a rap boast than a genuine contract demand, as it would be much harder to fit “I’ma need $13 million a year ($3.6 million guaranteed) and a $8 million signing bonus and they know this,” into the meter and rhyme scheme of a song.

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