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Chiefs reportedly sign Seahawks star Clark on $105.5m contract

The ‘Hawks will receive a first-round pick this week, a second-round pick in 2020 and swap third-round picks with the Chiefs this week, per ESPN.

Frank Clark
Frank Clark

THE SEATTLE SEAHAWKS will trade their star defensive end Frank Clark to the Kansas City Chiefs, according to a report in the States.

Per ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Seattle will receive a first-round draft pick in this year’s draft — which begins on Thursday — and a second-round pick in 2020. The teams will also swap their third-round picks this Saturday.

The franchise-tagged Clark has agreed to a new five-year, $105.5million contract with $63.5m guaranteed, according to Schefter.

The Chiefs last month traded standout defensive end Dee Ford to the San Francisco 49ers for a second-round pick next year. 

Clark was selected by the Seahawks in the second round of the 2015 draft and was reportedly due to earn $17m on the franchise tag this season.

The 25-year-old notched a career-high 13 sacks in 2018, his most productive season to date.

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