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Travis Kelce's 5-year contract extension makes him second highest paid tight end

The Kansas City Chiefs announced that Travis Kelce signed a contract extension and now we have the details. NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reports it's a five-year, $46 million extension, which makes him the second highest paid tight end in the NFL behind Rob Gronkowski.

This is slightly above what the Eagles gave Zach Ertz earlier this week (five years, $42.5 million).

Kelce has proven it for two consecutive years with similar numbers. Kelce had 67 catches for 862 yards in 2014 while he had 72 catches for 875 yards in 2015. He had five touchdowns in each season. He's only getting better and coming into his prime so I think we can expect numbers like that for a while -- assuming he's healthy, which is a bit of a question after his 2013 microfracture surgery. He came back from that and performed so the Chiefs were comfortable paying him.

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