Former Mississippi State standout Chris Jones’ status with Kansas City Chiefs revealed
Former Mississippi State defender Chris Jones won’t start the 2023 season on the Kansas City Chiefs energetic roster.
After weeks of hypothesis, the Chiefs introduced Tuesday that 4-time Professional Bowl defensive sort out might be on the Reserve/Did Not Report listing to start the 2023 season. Jones has acknowledged that he’s prepared to carry out till Week 8 amidst an ongoing negotiation relating to a brand new contract for the eighth-year participant.
The #Chiefs have formally positioned star DT Chris Jones on the reserve/Did Not Report listing. His holdout continues.
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) August 29, 2023
Jones will take monetary hits from this holdout, and he has already accrued practically $2 million in fines. The Chiefs franchise has made it clear that it’s of their curiosity to achieve an settlement with Jones, however talks have apparently stalled in latest weeks.
If Jones doesn’t play this season, Kansas City should discover a method to exchange his 44 tackles and 15.5 sacks from a season in the past. He spearheads a comparatively younger line of defense for the Chiefs, making it all of the extra necessary that Jones returns to guide the group for KC.
Kansas City will open its 2023 marketing campaign towards the Detroit Lions on Thursday, Sept. 7 at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Mo.