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By Mike Florio

The Chiefs broke the bank this week for linebacker Justin Houston, rewarding the man who racked up 22 sacks with a six-year, $101 million deal. So how does that much money get paid out through 2020? Here are the specifics, per a source with knowledge of the contract: 1. $20.5 million signing bonus ($8.5 million…
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By ctchiefsfan

I know we are pretty pleased that we picked up Maclin, but I still think we are a little slim at WR. With the signing of Houston I guess we have about $8.5 million in cap space this year. Since we need to keep at least $2.5 million for in-season emergencies I think that means we have maybe $6 million we can play with. What about taking a look at James Jones? He was originally was drafted by Green Bay in 2007 and did pretty well for them. He’s 31 so he is getting up there. Read more…

By KCMASS

I know I “might” be going a tad overboard, but I think we might have all of the puzzles to complete the big picture. If you look @ our O & our D we our pretty loaded on both sides (tad weak @ WR & the secondary) This team reminds me a lot of the 1990 Chiefs.

We have a better team then we did in 1990. Granted we had Albert Lewis, Kevin Ross & Kevin Porter in the backfield. Let’s play conservative ball (Alex’s best strength) & move the ball. Let our defense keep us in the game. Nail-Biting Read more…

By ctchiefsfan

I’m sure we’re all glad that Houston will be in a Chiefs uniform for probably the rest of his career. I also suspect we all have some concerns about how HUGE his contract is. If we can believe the media, his contract is 6 years, $101 million, $52 million guaranteed. So an average of about $16.834 million per year. That’s a HUGE potful of money. NO DOUBT.

But I’m not at all sure it’s as much as it seems. As Demps mentioned in another thread…..

“The Chiefs cap situation is amazing for this contract, and here Read more…

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