KC Chiefs QB agrees to largest contract in NFL history
Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes agrees to a 10-year extension, which will be the largest contract in NFL history.
The Kansas City Chiefs and star quarterback Patrick Mahomes agreed Monday to a long-term contract extension that ranks as the richest deal in NFL history, according to a report.
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With the new deal, Mahomes, 24, is under contract with the Chiefs through the end of the 2031 season, ESPN reported. The deal is worth more than $400 million, according to league sources, though the exact financial terms were not immediately available.
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The 10-year contract extension adds to the two years remaining on Mahomes’ existing contract with the team. The Chiefs selected him in the first round of the 2017 NFL Draft.
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Mahomes led the Chiefs to victory in Super Bowl LIV last February. He earned the NFL Most Valuable Player honor in 2018.
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Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson held the previous record for the richest contract by average annual value. Wilson's four-year, $140 million extension with the franchise in 2019 has an average annual value of $35 million.
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