Report: Chiefs’ Jones absent from training camp amid contract standoff

Report: Chiefs' Jones absent from training camp amid contract standoff

Kansas City Chiefs defensive tackle Chris Jones didn’t report to training camp Saturday amid a contract standoff with the team, a source told ESPN’s Adam Schefter.

Jones, who’s seeking a new contract, remains “far apart” with the Chiefs on a deal, Schefter adds.

The All-Pro defensive tackle is subject to a mandatory fine of $50,000 for every day he doesn’t show, according to ESPN’s Field Yates.

Jones skipped minicamp last month, but head coach Andy Reid said at the time that he expected the defensive tackle to be at training camp.

Jones is entering the final year of his contract and is set to earn a base salary of $19.5 million, per


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