Chiefs sign Tyreek Hill to a contract extension

Kansas City Chiefs

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KSNW) – The Kansas City Chiefs announced on Friday that the team has signed wide receiver Tyreek Hill to a contract extension.

The Chiefs announced the contract Friday with a photo of Hill signing it and giving the “peace” sign.

The Associated Press learned the contract is a three year deal worth $54 million. The deal includes a $5.8 million signing bonus and $35.2 million in guarantees, a person with knowledge of the deal told the AP on condition of anonymity because terms were not disclosed.

“We’re pleased we were able to reach an agreement with Tyreek to keep him in a Chiefs uniform for the foreseeable future,” Chiefs General Manager Brett Veach said. “He understands our expectations of him as a member of this team and community. This extension is contingent upon the conditions Tyreek agreed to adhere to upon his return to the team in July. Tyreek is an elite player in this league and has played a major role in our team’s success, and we’re pleased that he’ll continue to make an impact for us.”

“I’m grateful for the opportunity to continue my playing career here in Kansas City,” Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill said. “Kansas City is my home, and I appreciate the love and support from Clark Hunt, Coach Reid and Brett Veach, along with my coaches and teammates. To Chiefs Kingdom, you’re the best fans in the world.”

Hill had a tumultuous offseason in which he was barred from any team activities while the NFL and local authorities investigated allegations of domestic violence. Hill was cleared before the start of training camp and has participated throughout the preseason.

The Pearson, Georgia, native, has been named to the Pro Bowl in all three of his NFL seasons. Hill originally joined the Chiefs as the first of two fifth-round draft picks in the 2016 NFL Draft. He played collegiately at West Alabama.

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