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Dwayne Bowe Still Has Yet To Sign Franchise Tender For Chiefs

The Kansas City Chiefs have yet to make a couple of announcements that have some fans frustrated and/or curious as to what is going on. Their first round draft choice Dontari Poe has yet to sign a deal and Dwayne Bowe, the team's best wide receiver, has not yet officially signed his franchise tender. Both players will be essential for the team's success in 2012.

However, ESPN's Bill Williamson says there's likely not too much to worry about when it comes to Bowe given the amount of money he's going to earn this year -- $9.5 million.

Williamson writes, "Now it is up to Bowe, who has yet to sign his tender, to force the team to make a decision with his performance this season as the franchised player. That's why I'd be surprised if Bowe holds outs for a significant amount of time. He knows his 2012 salary is too good to pass up and his future in the NFL depends on him doing well this season."

As for Poe, several rookies remain unsigned and they're announced more and more by the day as training camp approaches. Neither player should become an issue for the team, but Bowe's franchise designation is definitely more flammable than any other tension the Chiefs might feel this preseason.

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