Chiefs Reportedly Make Change To JuJu Smith-Schuster’s Contract

Chiefs Reportedly Make Change To JuJu Smith-Schuster's Contract

Earlier this offseason, the Kansas City Chiefs signed wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster to a one-year deal worth $10.75 million.



On Friday, the team reportedly agreed to amend his contract. According to ESPN’s Field Yates, the Chiefs have increased Smith-Schuster’s per-game roster bonus from $30,000 to $60,000.





In total, Smith-Schuster can earn an extra $510,000 this season from game bonuses. That’s a generous incentive for the former USC star. Smith-Schuster missed several games last season due to injury. He’s currently battling a sore knee, but the Chiefs expect to have the veteran wideout available for Week 1.



Smith-Schuster will be asked to do a lot for the Chiefs this season, especially since the offense is trying to replace Tyreek Hill.



Chiefs Reportedly Make Change To JuJu Smith-Schuster's Contract



If Smith-Schuster can return to his 2018 form, he could have a huge year for the Chiefs and then break the bank in free agency next offseason. In five games last season, Smith-Schuster had just 15 catches for 129 yards. The Chiefs are hopeful the former second-round pick will benefit greatly from a change of scenery.


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