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Joe Thuney signing $80 million deal with Chiefs in NFL free agency

Joe Thuney is the biggest winner in NFL free agency so far.

The former Patriots guard is signing a five-year deal with the Kansas City Chiefs, his agent Mike McCartney wrote on Twitter. The deal is for $80 million, according to multiple reports, the largest deal given out in 2021 free agency as of Monday afternoon.

Thuney is getting $32.5 million in guaranteed money the first two seasons and has a practical guarantee of $48 million over the first three years, according to multiple reports.

Joe Thuney Chiefs $80 million NFL free agency
The Chiefs are signing guard Joe Thuney to an $80 million contract.
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Thuney, 28, won two Super Bowl titles with the Patriots, who used the franchise tag on him last year.

The Jets were high on Thuney but were worried about getting into a bidding war for him.

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