Two-time Super Bowl champion Chris Jones was selected by the Kansas City Chiefs in 2016 and that’s where he hopes to stay for his entire career.
the four times professional bowl The defensive tackle took to Twitter over the weekend to express his gratitude, prompting one fan to ask about a contract extension ahead of the free agency window that opened Monday.
«I am a Chief for life. I will not play for another franchise,» Jones wrote in a follow-up tweet.
PATRICK MAHOMES PREDICTS ‘WILD WEEK’ AS NFL FREE AGENCY NEARS START
Earlier this month at the NFL Scouting Combine, Chiefs general manager Brett Veach said the organization would need to address the contract of Frank Clark and Jones, and last week, clark was released after four seasons in Kansas City.
«Man this is going to hurt…» Jones wrote on Twitter Monday after Clark’s release. «One of the most real, trash-talking, genuine, authentic Mofo I’ve ever played with! The Chiefs brought us together, the game made us brothers. Luv Brodie.»
CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE ON FOXNEWS.COM
Jones, 28, is entering the final year of his four-year, $80 million contract signed in July 2020. He is scheduled to earn $19.5 million this season.
CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP
Jones might very well get his wish. Veach expressed his understanding that Jones wants to stay in Kansas City and it’s a move that «makes sense» for the Chiefs.
«Doing something with Chris would make sense for us, and I think Chris will want to stay here and retire as Chief,» he said at the time.