According to MMQB's Albert Breer, Cardinals franchise player OLB Chandler Jones is expected to earn $16.5 million annually on his new contract.
NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reports the Cardinals and franchise player OLB Chandler Jones are finalizing a five-year contract.
Bleacher Report's Jason Cole reports the Cardinals are engaged in long-term talks with unsigned franchise player Chandler Jones.
Cardinals assigned the franchise tag to OLB Chandler Jones.
Larry Holder of the New Orleans Times-Picayune said he would be "stunned" if the Cardinals didn't franchise-tag impending free agent Chandler Jones.
Cardinals GM Steve Keim said the team has had "great dialogue" with impending free agent OLB Chandler Jones.
Cardinals president Michael Bidwill said the team will use the franchise tag on OLB Chandler Jones if the two sides cannot reach a long-term agreement.
Speaking Monday, Cardinals coach Bruce Arians said the team will franchise tag impending free agent Chandler Jones if a long-term deal is not reached.
FOX Sports Arizona's Mike Jurecki reports the Cardinals would like to work out a long-term deal with impending free agent OLB Chandler Jones, but they could use the franchise tag in the "worst-case" scenario.
The Cardinals are discussing a contract extension with OLB Chandler Jones.
Teammates believe Cardinals OLB Chandler Jones can get 20 sacks this season.
Coach Bruce Arians is confident the Cardinals can extend newly-acquired OLB Chandler Jones' contract.
The Cardinals are listing Chandler Jones as an outside linebacker.
Cardinals acquired DE/OLB Chandler Jones from the Patriots in exchange for OG Jonathan Cooper and the No. 61 overall pick of the draft.