Sport Report: Orlando Brown will show up to Chiefs camp today, play on franchise tag
Chiefs are reportedly frustrated with Orlando Brown Jr. for not taking long-term deal
Last week, the Chiefs and left tackle Orlando Brown Jr. tried to work out a long-term deal before the window closed on multi-year contracts for franchise-tagged players. The effort failed, and the team reportedly isn’t happy about it. Via Pete Grathoff of the Kansas City Star, Jeff Chadiha recently explained on NFL Network that the [more]Via Pete Grathoff of the Kansas City Star, Jeff Chadiha recently explained on NFL Network that the Chiefs are frustrated with Brown’s refusal to take the last, best offer.
The Chiefs have their left tackle back in the fold.
, who had skipped the first week of training camp in a contract dispute, will report today and play on the one-year, $16,662,000 contract that comes with the franchise tag.
That information comes from Robert Griffin III of ESPN, who was Brown’s teammate for three years in Baltimore.
Brown’s presence will be a major relief to the Chiefs, who consider him among their most important offensive players as he has the responsibility of protecting‘ blind side. The Chiefs have said they want to lock Brown in with a long-term contract, but that’s something that will be negotiated after the season. For 2022, he’s set to report to work on a one-year deal.
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