Chiefs sign tight end Travis Kelce to five-year, $46 million extension

The Kansas City Chiefs have rewarded Pro Bowl tight end Travis Kelce with a blockbuster contract. He's now the second-highest paid tight end in the league. The five-year contract extension is worth $46 million, according to a league source. It includes $20.5 million guaranteed. Kelce has caught 139 career passes for 1,737 yards and 10 touchdowns. "Today we reached an agreement with Travis and his representatives on a contract extension,” Chiefs general manager John Dorsey said. β€œHe’s a talented football player that has become an important piece to what we do offensively. Travis is a high-character guy and a leader in our locker room.” Follow me on Twitter: @AaronWilson_NFL Aaron Wilson covers the Texans for The Houston Chronicle.
Aaron Wilson
Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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