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Reports: Chiefs agree to four-year contract extension for Travis Kelce

Hours after the 49ers completed their new contract for George Kittle, the Chiefs locked up their own dynamic tight end.

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UPDATE: 2:14 p.m. Arrowhead Time

ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports the extension is worth almost $58 million.

UPDATE: 2:04 p.m. Arrowhead Time

The deal is now agreed upon, per NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport.


Report: Chiefs nearing contract extension for tight end Travis Kelce

Originally posted: August 13, 2020, 1:23 p.m. Arrowhead Time

The Kansas City Chiefs are working on a contract extension for tight end Travis Kelce, according to a report from NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport.

And more from ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler.

We first learned in early February that the Chiefs could extend Kelce after George Kittle agreed to a new contract.

That happened on Thursday morning.

Kelce had been scheduled to earn $11.2 million this year and $9 million next, with base salaries of 8 million and 7.8 million, respectively. The expectation is that his new deal will bring him closer to Kittle...

...while also — amazingly enough — clearing more 2020 cap space.

Kelce will be 30 when the season begins, and if reports are correct, 37 when his contract ties to the Chiefs end.