1. Justin Houston Injury: Updates on Chiefs Star's Knee and Return

    Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Justin Houston hasn't played since he suffered a hyperextended knee in Week 12 against the Buffalo Bills . He is ready to make his return. Continue for updates...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 2 months ago 69,434 reads 101 comments

  2. Justin Houston Q&A: Following Up a Historic, 22-Sack Season

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Justin Houston came a half-sack shy of tying Michael Strahan's single-season record in 2014 and signed a six-year, $101 million contract extension in July...

    Jason Cole Written by Jason Cole about 5 months ago 38,443 reads 45 comments

  3. Justin Houston Will Repay Kansas City Chiefs' Faith as Perennial All-Pro

    In a few years, Justin Houston will be the richest linebacker in the history of the NFL . The Kansas City Chiefs signed the 26-year-old to a contract worth $101 million over six years , according to ESPN's Adam Schefter ...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about 7 months ago 10,834 reads 44 comments

  4. Justin Houston's NFL Success a Lesson to Teams That Run Scared on Draft Day

    It was four years ago, early in 2011, and a general manager was on the phone, ranting. He interrupted himself to pose a question: How could Justin Houston be so damn stupid? Then, the rant continued...

    Mike Freeman Written by Mike Freeman about 7 months ago 524,085 reads 199 comments

  5. Justin Houston's New Contract Gives Chiefs Premier Pass-Rusher for Years to Come

    Kansas City Chiefs outside linebacker Justin Houston has recorded 33 sacks since 2013, which is a herculean feat over such a short period of time. With Houston, however, the time allotted was even shorter...

    Sean Tomlinson Written by Sean Tomlinson about 7 months ago 8,490 reads 23 comments

  6. Justin Houston, Chiefs Agree on New Contract: Latest Details, Comments, Reaction

    The Kansas City Chiefs slapped the franchise tag on linebacker Justin Houston back in March, but the team still had the opportunity to negotiate a long-term contract, and that's exactly what it did...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 7 months ago 164,129 reads 221 comments

  7. Insider Buzz: Justin Houston Wants J.J. Watt-Type Money from Chiefs

    Kansas City Chiefs pass-rusher Justin Houston is looking for a long-term contract extension after being franchise-tagged by the team this offseason...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 7 months ago 12,637 reads 87 comments

  8. Justin Houston Reportedly Signs New Contract with Kansas City Chiefs

    Kansas City Chiefs All-Pro outside linebacker Justin Houston reportedly signed a six-year, $101 million deal with the team with $52.5 million guaranteed, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter on July 15...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 10 months ago 62,891 reads 146 comments

  9. 2015 NFL Free Agency: Rumors and Predictions as Buzz Heats Up

    Is your head spinning from all the NFL free-agency news yet? Nothing is set in stone until Tuesday—the day the new league year begins and teams can officially ink new players ...

    Nate Loop Written by Nate Loop about 11 months ago 224 reads 0 comments

  10. Pre-Free Agency Salary Cap Update for the Kansas City Chiefs

    When CBSSports .com's Joel Corry noted that the Kansas City Chiefs had around $400,000 of cap space late in December, it was evident the team needed to free up plenty of space...

    Farzin Vousoughian Written by Farzin Vousoughian about 11 months ago 4,893 reads 25 comments

  11. Should NFL Teams Consider Steep Price of Justin Houston Trade?

    The Kansas City Chiefs gave outside linebacker Justin Houston the non-exclusive version of the franchise tag Monday, which means other teams are free to negotiate a contract with him if they are willing to turn over two first-round picks...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 12 months ago 21,764 reads 64 comments

  12. Chiefs Franchise-Tagging Justin Houston Epitomizes the Franchise-Tag Process

    The franchise tag was introduced when free agency was adopted by the NFL in 1993, primarily so that teams would have a better chance to retain key players whom they drafted and groomed...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 12 months ago 4,281 reads 4 comments

  13. Justin Houston Franchise-Tagged by Chiefs: Latest Contract Details and Reaction

    Justin Houston offered a showing of good faith by showing up to training camp in 2014 without a long-term extension. He continued proving his worth by being one of the most dominant pass-rushers in football...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 12 months ago 65,602 reads 106 comments

  14. Franchise Tag a Necessary Evil for Chiefs in Negotiations with Justin Houston

    The National Football League has descended on Indianapolis for the 2015 NFL Scouting Combine, and while the event's main purpose is to check out this year's rookie class, there's plenty of wheeling and dealing going on behind the scenes...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 12 months ago 8,447 reads 25 comments