April Fools' Day is the worst holiday on the calendar. Bar none. Almost nothing good comes from everyone on the planet thinking they're funny.
On the rare occasion, something hilarious will happen with respect to a sports figure. For instance, Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell dropped a pretty good little "HEY I GOT CUT" joke on his adoring fans Friday morning.
it's been a great run with Steeler Nation, I will always have love 4 all my former teammates, coaches, & for all my fans! but gotta move on!— Le'Veon Bell (@L_Bell26) April 1, 2016
The key here is that some people actually believed this.
Holy crap he got me https://t.co/R6qJVCvqFT— Peter Keares (@pck0927) April 1, 2016
Damn near broke my phone when I saw @L_Bell26 tweet about leaving the steelers, til I realized its April fools day, damn juice it's too late— Chad Ault (@ChadAult) April 1, 2016
Forgot it was April fools day @L_Bell26— Josh Lever (@PullDatLever4) April 1, 2016
Obviously it was not a real thing.
LOL!!! some fell for it, some didn't...but anyways APRIL FOOLS!— Le'Veon Bell (@L_Bell26) April 1, 2016
There is literally a zero-percent chance of Bell being cut. He's heading into the final year of his rookie contract and stands to make a base salary of less than $1 million. His cap hit is $1.3 million.
If he's fully healthy again next year he might very well be the most underpaid player in the NFL! But the Steelers are probably cutting him because, you know, who really wants a hyper-talented, low-cost running back capable of catching 81 passes in a single season?