Bobby Lee Bell Sr. (born June 17, 1940) is an American former professional football linebacker and defensive end who played for the Kansas City Chiefs of the American Football League (AFL) and the National Football League (NFL).
Bell did not fall for the Jets’ ruse and had a clear path toward Namath. The former recorded the game-winning sack, ending New York’s aspirations for a second straight Super Bowl. The final score was Chiefs 13, Jets 6. Bobby Bell had helped seal Kansas City’s second AFL title in four seasons.
1969 AFL – Kansas City Chiefs 17, Oakland Raiders 7 Bell started at outside linebacker for the Chiefs. He recorded eight tackles and one assist and one pass defensed. Super Bowls. Super Bowl I – Green Bay Packers 35, Kansas City Chiefs 10 Bell started at outside linebacker for the Chiefs. He registered seven tackles and one assist.
Draft: Minnesota Vikings in the 2nd round (16th overall) of the 1963 NFL Draft., Kansas City Chiefs in the 7th round (56th overall) of the 1963 AFL Draft. Hall of Fame : Inducted as Player in 1983 ( Full List )
1980 | Bobby Bell | Linebacker. Bell became the first Chiefs player to be enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame when he was chosen in the Class of 1983 . . . Some have called him the greatest outside linebacker to play the game . . . Superb athlete began his pro career as a defensive end, because the Chiefs needed help at that position ...
A brief memoir of remembrance, humanity, and family from Pro Football Hall of Famer Bobby Bell. By Bobby Bell Sep 07, 2021. Photographs By KC Chiefs 65TPT. When I got to Kansas City in 1963, it was difficult for me to buy a house in a nice neighborhood.
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Teams: Kansas City Chiefs. Born: June 17, 1940. Bobby Bell was an All-State high school quarterback, an All-America tackle at the University of Minnesota and an excellent defensive end for the Kansas City Chiefs before he settled on the left outside linebacker position.
Happy Birthday Bobby Bell. Bobby scores a touchdown on a kickoff return.#Chiefs pic.twitter.com/Rfgw3YQaOw — Old Time Football 🏈 (@Ol_TimeFootball) June 17, 2021. Bell never left Kansas City.
However, it is the time Bell has spent off the field with those who have protected our country that has him nominated for the 2021 Salute to Service Award. Bobby Bell initiated his support of the ...