Report: Buffalo to sign former Chiefs C Mitch Morse

Kansas City Chiefs center Mitch Morse (61) during an NFL football game against the Baltimore Ravens in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, Dec. 9, 2018. (AP Photo/Reed Hoffmann)
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BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- The Associated Press reported on Monday that the Buffalo Bills have agreed to sign former Kansas City Chiefs center Mitch Morse.

According to the report, the AP's sources are "people with direct knowledge of discussions," but spoke on condition of anonymity because the signings won't be official until the NFL's new year begins on Wednesday.

Mike Garafolo of NFL.com reports Morse's deal is worth a total of $44 million over a four-year contract span, which would make him the highest-paid center in the league.

Morse was drafted in the second round of the 2015 NFL draft, and has started at center in Kansas City for the past four seasons.

He missed five games in 2018 after suffering a concussion, and has only played a single full season during his career.

Still, throughout the injury issues, Morse has not allowed a sack since he was a rookie.

Morse fills an immediate need in addressing a position that featured a revolving door at center after Eric Wood retired due to a career-ending neck injury.

Buffalo is coming off of a 6-10 season and has more than $70 million of salary cap space.