Dwayne Bowe Signs Chiefs Tender

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Chiefs fans who believe Dwayne Bowe is key to a successful season can let out a sigh of relief.

The Kansas City Chiefs announced on Friday that the wide receiver has signed his franchise tender from the Kansas City Chiefs.

Bowe caught 153 passes for 2,321 yards and 20 touchdowns in his last two seasons. In 2011, he had 81 receptions for 1,159 yards and five touchdowns.

Bowe was spotted last Friday afternoon aboard a commercial flight from his home in Atlanta to Kansas City. Bowe had no comment when he arrived at Kansas City International Airport that day.

The 27-year-old Bowe, who was the Chiefs first-round draft pick in 2007, was given the team’s franchise tag during the off-season, but had not come to an agreement with the Chiefs on a long-term contract.

According to NFL.com, Bowe’s contract for the 2012 season will be worth approximately $9.5 million in base salary, which will become fully guaranteed once the tender has been formally signed.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s