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The Kansas City Chiefs were really busy today.  They signed wide receiver Dwayne Bowe to a five-year deal and used the franchise tag on tackle Brandon Albert.  And they didn’t stop there. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Chiefs also signed punter Dustin Colquitt to a contract extension that makes him the highest paid punter in NFL history. Dustin Colquitt is now highest-paid punter in NFL. He reached agreement with Chiefs on a 5-yr, $18.75 million deal, including $8.9 mil gtd. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 4, 2013   Need NFL Tickets? var _CI = _CI || {}; (function() { var script = document.createElement('script'); ref = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; _CI.counter = (_CI.counter) ? _CI.counter + 1 : 1; document.write(''); script.type = 'text/javascript'; var _CI = _CI || {}; (function() { var script = document.createElement('script'); ref = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; _CI.counter = (_CI.co...
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