The Chiefs of Kansas City have extended with another absolute top performer. Ian Rapoport of NFL-Network according to the chiefs, they agreed a four-year contract with Chris Jones.
The defensive equipment consultant had apparently confirmed this to Rapoport. As a result, the 26-year-old will raise up to $ 85 million over the next four years. $ 60 million is said to be guaranteed. The only signing bonus is said to be $ 37 million. This makes Kansas City the second highest paid player in his position. Only Aaron Donald of the Los Angeles Rams deserves more.
The leaders and Jones agreed the day before the deadline. Otherwise, Jones would have played with the Franchise Tag next season. That would have brought him $ 16.1 million. In the meantime, he flirted with staying away from the team if an agreement could not be concluded. Now earn up to $ 21.25 million annually.
Chris Jones is one of the main guarantors of the title
The reigning Super Bowl champion then tied another long-term key player. Just last week, quarterback Patrick Mahomes signed a 10-year record deal with the Chiefs.
Jones is considered the star of the leaders along with security bully Mathieu on the defensive side. Last season, Pass Rusher was one of the main guarantors for entering the Super Bowl. Last season, Jones enlisted in the second round in 2016 had a total of nine bags.