Kansas City Chiefs LT Orlando Brown Jr. to report back to camp, signal franchise tender

Kansas City Chiefs left offensive sort out Orlando Brown Jr. will report back to camp on Monday and signal his franchise tender, sources instructed ESPN’s Robert Griffin III.

The blindside protector for quarterback Patrick Mahomes will probably be taking part in on the franchise tag this season after the 2 sides failed to succeed in a long-term deal earlier than the July 15 deadline.

The Chiefs’ last supply to Brown was a six-year, $139 million deal that included a $30.25 million signing bonus and $95 million within the first 5 years of the contract, a supply accustomed to the supply instructed ESPN’s Adam Schefter. A scarcity of safety with no assured cash after the primary two years derailed any settlement, sources instructed Griffin III.

Brown will earn $16,662,000 on the franchise tag, which represents the common of the highest 5 salaries at his place.

As a result of Brown had not signed his franchise tender, he was not topic to fines for not reporting to camp. He additionally skipped the workforce’s voluntary exercises and the Chiefs’ necessary minicamp with out danger of any form of advantageous.

The Chiefs rebuilt their offensive line following a dismal efficiency towards the Tampa Bay Buccaneers within the Tremendous Bowl two years in the past, and Brown was anticipated to be the cornerstone of it. The Chiefs shipped a package deal of 4 draft picks to the Baltimore Ravens that included a first-round choice to get him, and the expectation all alongside has been that he would signal a long-term deal.

Brown began each recreation for the Chiefs final season, when he was chosen to his third consecutive Professional Bowl, and helped to tutor a entrance 5 that included rookies in heart Creed Humphrey and proper guard Trey Smith.