Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell is a man of his word.

Bell tweeted that he’d rather sit out the entire 2017 season than play under the franchise tag, a threat that ordinarily would disrupt the entire NFL community.

The only problem is, Bell chose to voice his threat on April Fools’ Day.

Bell didn’t seem amused that his first tweet was met with derision, and appeared to follow through on his earlier remark.

Both parties have until July 15 to reach a long-term extension, and Steelers personnel are likely hoping their star running back is merely displaying his sense of humor.

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