Ellis was claimed off waivers by the Chiefs on Tuesday, Pete Sweeney of 610 Sports Radio reports.

Ellis, who was released by the Saints on Monday, will provide some additional depth at the tight end position that sports only a couple of players guaranteed a spot in Travis Kelce and Demetrius Harris. Ellis signed a future/reserve deal with the Saints prior to last season after appearing in six games for the Jaguars as a rookie in 2016 both on offense and special teams and will attempt to reprise that role with the Chiefs.

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