Eric Fisher

Chiefs sign LT Eric Fisher to contract extension

Eric Fisher could be protecting the blind side for Kansas City Chiefs quarterbacks for the next six years.

The Chiefs announced they had signed the left tackle to a contract extension Saturday, the first day veterans such as Fisher joined rookies on the practice field at Missouri Western for training camp.

The Chiefs did not announce terms of the extension, but a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press it was a four-year, $48 million deal that includes $40 million guaranteed. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the contract terms were confidential.

Fisher is starting the final year of his rookie contract, and the Chiefs exercised...