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Chiefs sign 7th-rounder TE O'Connell

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The Kansas City Chiefs have agreed to terms with tight end Jake O'Connell, 1 of the team's three seventh-round draft picks.

O'Connell played 41 games at Miami of Ohio, catching 46 passes for 453 yards and four touchdowns, including 25 catches for 258 yards last season.

Terms of the deal, announced Friday, weren't released.

O'Connell, the 237th overall pick, is the third of Kansas City's eight draft picks to sign, joining kicker Ryan Succop and offensive tackle Colin Brown.

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