Report: Chiefs deal could pay RB Bell $1.69M

Running back Le’Veon Bell’s contract with the Kansas City Chiefs carries a low price tag, ESPN reported Friday.Bell was released by the New York Jets on Tuesday, and he signed with the Chiefs on Thursday.ESPN reported that his new deal carries a $1 million base salary, which works out to $687,500 when prorated to account for the portion of the season remaining. Bell also could make another $1 million based on his playing time and postseason incentives, according to the report.The amount that Bell receives will reduce the amount the Jets were still obligated to pay, $6 million for the rest of the 2020 season.Bell, 28, was a two-time All-Pro while spending 2013-17 with the Pittsburgh Steelers, for whom he had three 1,200-plus-yard rushing seasons. He sat out the 2018 season in a salary dispute, then landed a four-year, $52.5 million free agent deal with the Jets in March 2019.