KANSAS CITY, Mo. — According to reports, Kansas City Chiefs long snapper James Winchester has signed a two-year extension with the team.
Although figures for the extension have not been announced, according to reports, Winchester will be the highest-paid long snapper in the NFL.
Winchester is currently in his seventh season with the Chiefs since signing with the team in 2015.
The former Oklahoma Sooner has been a consistent figure on special teams and has never missed a game with the Chiefs.
He has tallied 9 total tackles and 2 forced fumbles, recovering one of them in 107 games.
Winchester was a walk-on at the University of Oklahoma as a wide receiver, before making to the transition to long snapper due to an injury to the starter.