Blake Bell
Blake Bell
28-Year-Old Tight EndTE
Kansas City Chiefs
2019 Fantasy Outlook
Bell moves on to another franchise, his fourth in five seasons. Despite seeing triple-digit offensive snaps in all four years as a pro, Bell has topped 10 receptions just once, back when he was a rookie in 2015. However, he may be positioned for a larger role in 2019, potentially positioning himself as the backup in an offense that frequently uses sets with two tight ends. Demetrius Harris held that job last season, seeing 366 offensive snaps in 15 games. Even so, it's worth noting Harris hauled in just 12 passes, so, as long as Travis Kelce remains healthy, Bell shouldn't see a ton of targets. Read Past Outlooks
$Signed a contract with the Chiefs in April of 2019.
Quiet in Week 2
TEKansas City Chiefs
September 17, 2019
Bell didn't catch his only target during Sunday's game against the Ravens.
ANALYSIS
Bell still received a healthy dose of 25 snaps in the game and is the clear backup to Travis Kelce at the tight end position. While it doesn't mean much now, he could gain fantasy relevance should Kelce miss time.
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Advanced NFL Stats
How do Blake Bell's 2019 advanced stats compare to other tight ends?
This section compares his advanced stats with players at the same position. The bar represents the player's percentile rank. For example, if the bar is halfway across, then the player falls into the 50th percentile for that metric and it would be considered average. The longer the bar, the better it is for the player.
  • Air Yards Per Game
    The number of air yards he is averaging per game. Air yards measure how far the ball was thrown downfield for both complete and incomplete passes. Air yards are recorded as a negative value when the pass is targeted behind the line of scrimmage. All air yards data is from Sports Info Solutions and does not include throwaways as targeted passes.
  • Air Yards Per Snap
    The number of air yards he is averaging per offensive snap.
  • % Team Air Yards
    The percentage of the team's total air yards he accounts for.
  • % Team Targets
    The percentage of the team's total targets he accounts for.
  • Avg Depth of Target
    Also known as aDOT, this stat measures the average distance down field he is being targeted at.
  • Catch Rate
    The number of catches made divided by the number of times he was targeted by the quarterback.
  • Drop Rate
    The number of passes he dropped divided by the number of times he was targeted by the quarterback.
  • Avg Yds After Catch
    The number of yards he gains after the catch on his receptions.
Air Yards Per Game
7.4
 
Air Yards Per Snap
0.26
 
% Team Air Yards
2.0%
 
% Team Targets
1.6%
 
Avg Depth of Target
12.3 Yds
 
Catch Rate
66.7%
 
Drop Rate
0.0%
 
Avg Yds After Catch
1.5
 
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Snap Distribution / Depth Chart
Kansas City ChiefsChiefs 2019 TE Snap Distribution See more data like this
% of Team Snaps

304
254
141
108
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9
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How often does Blake Bell run a route when on the field for a pass play?
This data will let you see how Blake Bell and the other tight ends for the Chiefs are being used. Some tight ends may have a lot of snaps, but they're not that useful for fantasy purposes because they're not actually running routes. This data will help you see when this is the case.
Blake Bell
49 routes   3 targets
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67%
185 routes   43 targets
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4 routes   2 targets
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Receiving Alignment Breakdown
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This Week's Opposing Pass Defense
How does the Texans pass defense compare to other NFL teams this season?
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vs Texans
Sunday, Oct 13th at 1:00PM
Overall QB Rating Against
89.6
 
Cornerbacks
103.1
 
Safeties
85.6
 
Linebackers
57.1
 
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2019 Blake Bell Split Stats
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Measurables Review View College Player Page
How do Blake Bell's measurables compare to other tight ends?
This section compares his draft workout metrics with players at the same position. The bar represents the player's percentile rank. For example, if the bar is halfway across, then the player falls into the 50th percentile for that metric and it would be considered average.
Height
6' 6"
 
Weight
252 lbs
 
40-Yard Dash
4.80 sec
 
Shuttle Time
4.32 sec
 
Vertical Jump
33.0 in
 
Broad Jump
116 in
 
Bench Press
14 reps
 
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Past Fantasy Outlooks
2017
2016
2015
Bell's career is trending in the wrong direction after seeing his receptions (four), yards (85) and targets (nine) all decrease in his sophomore campaign. The converted quarterback wasn't able to see the field on a consistent basis despite not having much competition at the tight end position. The new front office in San Francisco brought in more tight ends to compete for snaps, so Bell will be on the outside looking in if he doesn't show significant improvement this preseason.
Despite being a fourth-round pick, the former Oklahoma quarterback was considered a project heading into the 2015 season due to his lack of experience at tight end. Injuries and the trade of Vernon Davis opened up some snaps for Bell down the stretch, and he finished with 186 yards on 15 receptions. He was a red-zone specialist in college, and his 6-foot-6 frame makes him an excellent target close to the goal line. Vance McDonald is expected to be the starter out of training camp, but there's potential for Bell to elevate himself into that role at some point this season. If he develops as the 49ers hope, he could eventually become a fantasy-relevant tight end.
It was a bit surprising to the 49ers take Bell in the fourth round of the 2015 NFL draft, but a 6-foot-6 frame and a strong combine apparently caught general manager Trent Baalke's attention. Bell - who was formerly a quarterback - finished four of his 16 receptions in the end zone as a senior at Oklahoma in 2014. His ability to score in the red zone could pay dividends for both him and the team, but the rookie tight end will likely require a strong training camp to earn a spot on the 53-man roster to being the season.
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Reels in lone target in opener
TEKansas City Chiefs
September 9, 2019
Bell caught his only target for seven yards in Sunday's season opener against the Jaguars.
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Replaces Harris in KC
TEKansas City Chiefs
April 2, 2019
Bell is signing with the Chiefs, Brooke Pryor of The Kansas City Star reports.
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Ends season with 14 snaps
TEJacksonville Jaguars
December 31, 2018
Bell failed to catch his lone target in Sunday's loss to the Texans.
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Returns to box score
TEJacksonville Jaguars
December 8, 2018
Bell caught both his targets for 16 yards in Thursday's 30-9 loss to the Titans.
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Catches two passes
TEJacksonville Jaguars
November 12, 2018
Bell caught two of three targets for 27 yards in Sunday's loss at Indianapolis.
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