Chris Jones and the Chiefs appear quite a bit apart in negotiations on a long-term extension. The comparison of Atlanta’s extension with Grady Jarrett is key, because Jarrett had play out his rookie contract and get the franchise tag before getting his deal.

But it's the Frank Clark deal that complicates negotiations. Sources told Chiefs Digest at the NFL Combine in March that if the club signed Dee Ford or any other edge rusher to a mega contract, Jones would want a comparable deal in return.