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Report: Blake Bell is back with the Chiefs

Bell won Super Bowl LIV with Kansas City as its No. 2 tight end.

NFL: Super Bowl LIV-San Francisco 49ers vs Kansas City Chiefs John David Mercer-USA TODAY Sports

The Kansas City Chiefs are bringing back tight end Blake Bell on a one-year deal, according to SiriusXM’s Gabe Ikard.

Bell, 29, spent the 2020 season with the Dallas Cowboys organization after winning Super Bowl LIV as a member of the Kansas City Chiefs. The Chiefs wanted him back for the title defense before he chose the Cowboys.

Here are our notes from his 2019 season with Kansas City:

With Andy Reid using his fair share of multiple-tight end sets, Bell played 397 offensive snaps (37.8%) during the 2019 regular season for the Chiefs. He also added 209 special teams snaps (50%).

Primarily serving as a blocker, Bell’s offensive output was limited; he registered only eight catches for 67 yards in 2019. His lone touchdown of the season came in the divisional round against the Houston Texans — a score that put the Chiefs up 48-31 in an eventual 51-31 win.

As a member of the Cowboys in 2020, Bell compiled 11 catches for 110 yards. As the Chiefs’ roster stands at this writing, Bell instantly becomes the favorite to win Kansas City’s No. 2 tight end position behind Travis Kelce over Nick Keizer and company.

We will see if the Chiefs bring any other options into the fold.

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