Eric Fisher, Chiefs Agree to New Contract: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction

July 30, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Kansas City Chiefs and tackle Eric Fisher avoided any contractual dispute Saturday, agreeing to a four-year, $48 million extension. 
Adam Schefter of ESPN.com reported the terms of the deal, which includes $40 million in guarantees. The total agreement will be for six years and $63 million, including the two seasons remaining on Fisher's current contract. Rand Getlin of NFL Network reported Fisher will get $22 million at signing.
Fisher, 25, has played in 46 of a possible 48 games since being taken No. 1 overall in 2013. He has moved back and forth between the two tackle spots but seems settled on the left side heading into this season.
"We were able to reach an agreement with Eric and his representatives on a contract extension," Chiefs general manager John Dorsey said in a statement. "In three seasons he's grown significantly as a football player in our system. He's a tough, physical presence and a leader on our offensive line. We...

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