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Kansas City Chiefs' Chris Jones has Defensive Player of Year award on his mind

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Defensive tackle Chris Jones hasn't been shy about publicly declaring his lofty goals for the upcoming season. He's done it since he was drafted by the Kansas City Chiefs in 2016, so it was no surprise when he recently tweeted about becoming the NFL's Defensive Player of the Year in 2022.

Jones wouldn't elaborate Wednesday after the Chiefs' second minicamp practice other than to say he expected to "come out and be the best me."

"That's my driving force," Jones said.

The Chiefs, who fell to 29th in the NFL in sacks last season, would happily settle for the best version of Jones.