Chiefs sign Harrison Butker to 5-year, $20M extension
Over the last day of minicamp, the Kansas City Chiefs made a move to fasten their kicker of their future the team announced on Twitter.
NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported the deal shortly after the announcement’s particulars: 5 Decades, approximately $20 million for the prior seventh-round pick, who posted a statement on his Twitter accounts: View picture on Twitter
While he’s now known to possess one of the legs in the NFL, Butker’s street to this instant at one stage was not a sure bet.
After being drafted by the Carolina Panthers at 2017 and waived in favour of Graham Gano, Butker was signed into the team’s practice squad in which he was picked up by the Chiefs.
In his first match as a Chief throughout the 2017 season, Butker finished a 43-yard field goal try to raise the Chiefs over the Redskins 29-20.
To date, Butker, 25, has converted 62-of-69 career field goals, including heading 24-of-27 at 2018, good enough for the 12th-best completion percent (88.9) at the league.
Butker has also shown an ability to perform at the clutch on many occasions. Against the New England Patriots in the AFC Championship game, Butker famously nailed his only field goal of the night: a.
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