(KANSAS CITY, Mo.) — Wide receiver Dwayne Bowe and punter Dustin Colquitt will be calling Kansas City home for the foreseeable future, after they agreed to long term contracts with the Chiefs on Monday, according to ESPN. The team also used its franchise tag on left tackle Branden Albert.
The 30-year-old Colquitt reportedly agreed to a five year contract worth $18.75 million, which includes $8.9 million guaranteed.
The Chiefs selected Colquitt out of Tennessee in the third round of the 2005 NFL draft. In eight seasons with Kansas City, he has averaged 44.7 yards per punt.
The 28-year-old Bowe reportedly also agreed to a five year deal. Financial terms of the deal have not been disclosed. The Chiefs took Bowe out of Louisiana State in the 2007 NFL draft with the 23rd overall pick. He has at least 1,000 reception yards in three of his six seasons.
The team also used it’s franchise tage on Albert, who will be paid $9,828,000 million next season.
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