NFL Incentives Tracker: Chiefs DE Charles Omenihu Could Be in Line for a $500K Bonus if He Can Stop Lamar Jackson & the Ravens

Published 01/27/2024, 9:11 PM EST

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The Kansas City Chiefs are just two games away from winning the Lombardi Trophy yet again. But before getting to the Super Bowl, they will have to take on Lamar Jackson and the Baltimore Ravens. Winning this game would mean that some players like Charles Omenihu would be in line for some major incentives, apart from the potential Super Bowl title.

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Excitement is building up as the Kansas City Chiefs plan to visit the M&T Bank Stadium for the AFC Conference Championship. The Chiefs are known to like to incentivize winning, we saw that happen when Chris Jones made a whopping $1.25 million just a few weeks ago in the game against the LA Chargers. Now, it might be Omenihu’s turn! In the wake of this game, some interesting details have come to the surface about Omenihu’s potential exploits.

Charles Omenihu is in for a treat!

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It was pointed out by Pro Football Network that the Chiefs’ DE, Charles Omenihu made about a million dollars and is on the same path once again. This happened after he played nearly all the snaps in week 18. The target was to get to 65% playtime and Omenihu would get a bonus of a million dollars. As he completed that target of playing the said number of snaps and secured the amount of $1 million, some new roads of incentives opened up for him in the playoffs.

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Out of the million he already made, $500k came from the Chiefs making it to the playoffs. Now, if in the next game against the Ravens, he plays 65% of the snaps and wins the AFC title, he is in for a $500k bonus. But it doesn’t stop there, because he can double the amount of money, if, in the Super Bowl, he plays 65% of snaps and wins the Super Bowl title for the Kansas City Chiefs.

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But as expected, the next feat would not come easy for the Kansas City Chiefs as they are treading against a team that has little to no holes in its offense and defense. Plus, Mark Andrews is back after a hiatus!

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Can the Chiefs conquer the Ravens’ battle?

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In 7 of the last 8 games the Ravens have played, they haven’t allowed the opposition to score more than 20 points in a game. Plus, Lamar Jackson has a home advantage over Patrick Mahomes. On the flip side, the Chiefs have had more than one game where they allowed over 20 points to the opposition. To match the same, it all depends on whether the Chiefs receivers come forth with their A game and hold on to their QB’s passes.

This game will be the first AFC Championship game in Baltimore since 1971, and the Kansas City Chiefs are playing their first-ever road AFC Championship game with Patrick Mahomes as their leader. The game hosts major attention from the NFL world, with the battle of champions expected to bring forward a challenging game.

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Will Charles Omenihu set himself up for a big bonus? Or is Lamar Jackson in line to become a two-time league MVP? Let us know your thoughts in the comments.

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