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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City Chiefs certainly won’t complain if they get from Le’Veon Bell what he delivered in the prime of his career with the Pittsburgh Steelers. As recently as 2017, Bell rushed for almost 1,300 yards, caught 85 passes and scored 11 total touchdowns.
They won’t ask him for that, though, and it might be a couple weeks before he can even enter a game. The 28-year-old Bell can’t get into the Chiefs facility or onto the practice field until he has at least six straight days of negative COVID-19 testing.
They don’t need prime-of-his-career production either, not with the Chiefs also having rookie Clyde Edwards-Helaire at running back. A more likely scenario has the two splitting time in some fashion as the Chiefs’ featured back.
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But after signing a one-year deal with Bell on Thursday, the Chiefs are hoping for some of the player Bell was while in Pittsburgh. If he is he would not only fill in a big hole in their running game, he would strengthen their effort to repeat as Super