3 Chiefs Who Aren't Safe After First Week of Free Agency

Kadarius Toney had just 169 receiving yards for the Chiefs in 2023
Kadarius Toney had just 169 receiving yards for the Chiefs in 2023 / Eric Canha-USA TODAY Sports
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2. Blake Bell - TE

Blake Bell remains a free agent and it sure looks like his days in Kansas City are over. After the Irv Smith Jr. signing, the Chiefs already have three tight ends on the roster with Travis Kelce and Noah Gray.

Given Bell's status as primarily a blocker, it doesn't seem like there's room for him on the roster moving forward. His playing time and impact was already limited, catching just five passes for 26 yards and one TD this year. At 32 years old, Bell will likely move on and join a different team as the Chiefs try to win a third straight Super Bowl.

Smith Jr. wasn't used much over the last two years, but had over 300 receiving yards in each of his first two years. A former second-round pick, the 25-year-old out of Alabama is a great developmental project for a Chiefs team that'll need to spell Kelce at times given his age and struggles with injuries in 2023.

Noah Gray is firmly entrenched as the No. 2 tight end, so Smith Jr. will be the No. 3 option and likely get an opportunity to catch some passes.

After four years with the Chiefs, Bell will likely be searching for a new home this summer.