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Bell, who was released by the New York Jets earlier this week, is signing with the Chiefs on a one-year deal, a source told ESPN’s Adam Schefter.
Bell took to Twitter to express his excitement at the news.
— Le’Veon Bell (@LeVeonBell) October 15, 2020
The Chiefs, who also took to Twitter to welcome Bell to Kansas City, play the Jets in Week 8.
Bell will have to go through five days of COVID-19 testing before he can join the Chiefs, per league protocols, so he won’t be available to play on Monday, when the Chiefs visit the Bills.
The 4-1 Chiefs are 13th in the league in rushing at 119 yards per game and 10th at 4.5 yards per carry. But most of their best work in the running game