The 100 Highest Earning Active NFL Players Of 2023

# 68: Chris Jones $87,506,291

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Chris Jones is a defensive tackle who has played for the Kansas City Chiefs since he was drafted by the team in 2016. He has been a key player on the Chiefs’ defense throughout his career, with over 40 sacks, 10 forced fumbles, and 2 interceptions. Jones is known for his pass-rushing ability, physicality, and ability to disrupt opposing offenses. He was named a Second-Team All-Pro in 2018 and has been named to three Pro Bowls.

Jones has been the subject of contract negotiations with the Chiefs, with the two sides reportedly “far apart” on a deal as of August 2023. He did not report to training camp and has been fined over $1 million for his absence.