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The up-to-date team roster, including contract and salary cap information.

Chiefs place franchise tag on cornerback L’Jarius Sneed, per report

Kansas City has now allocated $19.8 million of its cap space to the pending free agent.

What the new salary cap number means for the Chiefs

The increase in the salary cap number means good things for the possibility of retaining both Chris Jones and L’Jarius Sneed.

How the Chiefs can find more cap space for 2024

Kansas City has better offseason finances than in recent years, but general manager Brett Veach has some work to do to deliver a third consecutive title.

Chris Jones is playing back-to-back contract years for the Chiefs

Kansas City’s superstar defensive tackle has played his contract years on a different schedule than most players.

Patrick Mahomes’ contract revision: More money now, but lots more flexibility

Kansas City’s quarterback will get more money in the next few years, but the team will gain plenty of flexibility.

Patrick Mahomes: Trust with Chiefs’ front office made contract restructure possible

Kansas City’s superstar quarterback was patient and thoughtful during the recent negotiations.

Patrick Mahomes, Chiefs agree to restructured contract — according to several reports

The quarterback will now make $210.6 million between the 2023 and 2026 seasons.

3 ways the Chiefs could handle Chris Jones in 2024

After his re-worked one-year deal, the future is unclear for Kansas City’s star defensive tackle.

Chiefs restructure Joe Thuney’s contract, opening up cap space — according to a report

The left guard’s restructure provides Kansas City the cap space it needs to get Chris Jones back into the fold.

Some details on Chris Jones’ new contract come to light

Kansas City’s star defensive tackle can earn up to $6.75 million in bonuses — but very little counts against 2023.

Chris Jones not seeking ‘Aaron Donald money,’ per report

Kansas City’s defensive tackle has revealed what he says has been the team’s offer for a contract extension.

Yes, the Chiefs have $16.9 million in cap space — but they won’t be spending it

With Kansas City defensive tackle Chris Jones on the Did Not Report list, the team gets some breathing room.

5 things to know if Chris Jones holds out in the regular season

Kansas City’s star defensive tackle is still holding out for a new contract. What could happen if it keeps going?

Chris Jones’ holdout could eventually cost him almost $3 million

Kansas City’s defensive tackle will pay a lot of money to an NFLPA charity — but he’ll probably be back to work soon.

Chiefs reach injury settlement with rookie linebacker

Kansas City has chosen to move on from undrafted free agent Isaiah Moore.

Examining all the issues surrounding Chris Jones’ contract extension

Should Kansas City extend the All-Pro defensive lineman’s contract at all costs?

So far, Patrick Mahomes’ contract hasn’t worked as we expected

Why has Kansas City struggled to meet the demands of the quarterback’s All-Pro teammates?

If Chris Jones gets the franchise tag in 2024, it will be higher than some have believed

There is some confusion about how much Kansas City’s defensive tackle would make under a 2024 franchise tag.

Using NFL history to predict DeAndre Hopkins’ 2023 production

Before Kansas City can sign the free-agent wideout, the team will have to know what it can expect.

Jets sign Quinnen Williams, opening door for Chiefs and Chris Jones

Kansas City’s defensive tackle has been thought to be waiting to find out how much Williams would get.

Brett Veach describes where Chris Jones contract talks currently stand

Jones is entering the final year of a four-year contract.

Chiefs make 4 more roster moves as summer break begins

On the last day of its offseason program, Kansas City took care of a lot of business.

Chiefs finally sign last 2023 draft pick

Like with most other NFL teams, Kansas City’s second-round pick Rashee Rice is the final one to be signed.

Why we shouldn’t worry that Rashee Rice’s rookie contract remains unsigned

The second round of the NFL Draft is where the few remaining negotiations in rookie contracts are taking place.

Why the Chiefs could be the best fit for DeAndre Hopkins

The former Cardinals wideout could be very productive in Kansas City. But that doesn’t make it likely to happen.

Chiefs defensive lineman Charles Omenihu will have to work hard for his incentives

Kansas City’s deal with the former 49ers player includes $4 million in bonuses — but they won’t be easy to earn.

Patrick Mahomes declares that ‘it’s not about being the highest-paid guy’

The Kansas City superstar pushed back on the idea that he will soon have a new contract.

Bringing Patrick Mahomes’ contract conversation back to reality

National writers continue to misunderstand the circumstances of the Kansas City superstar’s megadeal.

Why Chamarri Conner’s rookie contract cost $200K against the salary cap

It’s time to examine a little-known detail of the league’s Collective Bargaining Agreement.

Donovan Smith’s Chiefs contract is an even better deal than we thought

We now have the salary details for Kansas City’s newly-signed offensive tackle.

Signing of Jerick McKinnon could once again be among best of season

Kansas City got amazing value from McKinnon in 2022. Could it happen again?

Chiefs decline fifth-year option on running back Clyde Edwards-Helaire

The Kansas City running back will now be slated to become a free agent next March.

Salary details show Justin Watson and Blaine Gabbert might be roster locks for 2023

We’ve now learned that Kansas City is guaranteeing both contracts for the coming season.

Brett Veach: next Mahomes deal will follow contracts for other quarterbacks

Kansas City’s general manager isn’t worried about Jalen Hurts’ new deal in Philadelphia.

In 2023, the Chiefs are doing even more than usual to save cap dollars

Kansas City manager Brett Veach is always trying to save cap space — but he’s making a special effort this season.

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