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Justin Houston, Chiefs agree to six-year, $101 million deal

Houston, we don't have a problem!

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Done deal! At least according to ESPN's Adam Schefter, who reports Justin Houston has signed a six-year, $101 million deal with $52.5 million guaranteed. Whoa. This keeps Houston a Chief and on schedule for training camp.

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We debated whether Houston was worth "JJ Watt money". Turns out, the Chiefs thought he was. The move allows the Chiefs to keep their best player at a premium position when he is in his prime.

That comes out to $16.83 million per year, which makes Houston the 15th highest paid player in the NFL (based on average per year) and the second highest paid defensive player. The Chiefs had less than a million bucks in cap space so I'm assuming that this contract, when we see the breakdown, would lower his $13.1 million cap number under the franchise tag.

Meanwhile, more confirmations are coming in...

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