NameNo.PosSeasons playedGamesStarts
Jerry Bell 82 TE 1982-86 60 29
CollegeHeightWeightDate of birth
Arizona State 6-5 230 7-May-59
How acquiredHow left
3rd round pick 1982 Camp cut 1987
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Profile
Spent his first three seasons backing up Jimmie Giles at tight end before exploding onto the scene in Leeman Bennett's two-tight end offense in 1985. Ranked amongst the league leaders in receptions when his season was ended by a serious knee injury. Returned in 1986 and after three games in mid-season, broke an ankle against Chicago in November 1986 and never played professionally again. Won the 1986 Ricky Bell Award given by the NFL Alumni for his off-field community work. Tried to make a comeback in 1987 but was released during training camp.

1982 1983 1984 1985 1986
GamesStartsGamesStartsGamesStartsGamesStartsGamesStarts
9 1 16 4 16 12 9 9 10 3

Receiving
Season No. Yards Avg LG TD
1982 1 5 5.0 5 0
1983 18 200 11.1 33 1
1984 29 237 13.7 26 4
1985 43 496 11.5 27 2
1986 10 120 12.0 25 0
Total 101 1,218 12.1 33 7