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Von Miller got Paid and Tyrann Mathieu and Chandler Jones are Watching

The Arizona Cardinals will have some very expensive decisions coming up.

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The Arizona Cardinals have several key free agents heading into the 2017 off season and two of those players reside on the defensive side of the ball.

Tyrann Mathieu has been speculated to be signing a deal soon in the 2016 season to extend his time in Arizona. Chandler Jones on the other hand is not talked about much, but it is assumed that the Arizona Cardinals would not sacrifice a second round pick for just one year of Jones.

To sign both of those players is going to be a pretty penny, probably close to $30 million a year combined salaries, and both have their eyes on what Denver just gave to Von Miller.

While Mathieu may not play the premium position that Miller plays, he's arguably just as important to the Arizona Cardinals defense. And Chandler Jones plays the same position as Miller, he is not viewed as the same player in the league, despite putting up similar sack numbers over the last three years.

Mathieu or Jones will likely not command the same amount of salary as Miller, but their hypothetical combined contracts will join Patrick Peterson in being the largest "big three" on the defensive side of the ball in the NFL.

Of course having players that good is a pretty good problem to have.