One other obscure Tyrann Mathieu tweet hit Twitter feeds Wednesday, and Chiefs followers may very well be getting nervous. This one learn: “In the event that they make me select imma I select to take it again to the place it began.”
Is he quoting a lyric, speaking a few uniform quantity, or about his negotiations towards a brand new contract? The Chiefs are believed to be engaged on an extension for Mathieu. Final month, basic supervisor Brett Veach stated the method would start after free company and added, “Sufficient can’t be stated about Tyrann and the way we really feel about him and his position each on and off the sphere right here.”
The tweet could also be an interpretation that issues aren’t shifting quick sufficient for Mathieu, the star security who signed a three-year, $42 million deal two years in the past and has been a pressure for the Chiefs in two Tremendous Bowl appearances.
Final month, Mathieu deleted a reply he’d tweeted to an inquiry about getting an extension. “In all probability not,” was a part of the response earlier than Mathieu hit the delete button.
What about “the place it began”? Is that Arizona, the place his NFL profession started? New Orleans, his hometown? On this episode of SportsBeat KC, The Star’s every day sports activities podcast, Chiefs beat writers Herbie Teope and Sam McDowell talk about Mathieu’s future with host Blair Kerkhoff.