Back on Tuesday, coach Andy Reid told reporters that was not sure If a defensive tackle, Chris Jones would report to training camp.
But Reid indicated that both sides were approaching Jones for a new contract.
Then the weekend came and Jones chose not to report. He gets fined $50,000 a day, and with the latest CBA, those fines It cannot be waived.
In his press conference on Sunday, Reid admitted that he “a little surprisedJones did not come to camp.
“We’ll just see how it goes down here on the road. There was a connection. Reid said, via Jesse Newell of Kansas City Star. “If you’re not here, we just keep moving. That’s how we roll.”
Reid noted that communication between the two sides was “good until a little while ago.”
“They do whatever they want,” Reid said. “We’ll just see where it goes from there.”
Jones is entering the final year of his contract with Kansas City. He came off one of his best seasons ever, tallying career-highs with 15.5 sacks along with 17 tackles for loss and 29 quarterback hits. He was a first team All-Pro and finished third in AP Defensive of the Year voting.
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