Cardinals defensive end Chandler Jones looks like a steal with a $82.5 million deal that averages $16.5 million, a five-year contract he signed before the 2017 season.
Mack’s deal with the Bears surprised everyone in the NFL — a pleasant surprise to elite edge pass rushers.
“That’s crazy,” Jones said, via Darren Urban of the team website. “That’s a lot of money. A lot of money.”
Jones has more sacks (39.5) and more tackles for loss (55) than Mack (36.5 and 54) or Miller (34.5 and 41) have over the past three seasons. Jones finished third in defensive player of the year voting last season, getting five votes to 23 for Rams defensive tackle Aaron Donald and 17 for defensive end Calais Campbell, a former…