The Kansas City Chiefs have released Breaston and tight end Kevin Boss as part of their roster overhaul under new coach Andy Reid and general manager John Dorsey.|||||||
Breaston was lured to Kansas City in 2011 by former coach Todd Haley and general manager Scott Pioli, and signed a $22.5 million, five-year deal. But he fell out of favor last season under coach Romeo Crennel, catching seven passes for 74 yards in 10 games.
Breaston had four catches for 33 yards in Sunday's 17-10 win over Denver.|||||||
Breaston was coming off his best performance of the season, catching seven passes for 115 yards.
Breaston had a season-high 115 yards in a 31-3 loss to Miami on Sunday.|||||||
The Chiefs' second-leading receiver has 50 or more yards in five of the last six games.
Breaston had three receptions for 55 yards on Sunday in a 20-17 loss at San Diego.|||||||
Breaston has value as the No. 2 receiver behind Dwayne Bowe.
Breaston signed with Kansas City on Friday.|||||||
The Chiefs' biggest free agent acquisition to date is Breaston, who had his best years when Chiefs coach Todd Haley was his offensive coordinator at Arizona. In 60 regular-season games with the Cardinals he had 187 receptions for 2,528 yards with seven touchdowns. He also had 113 punt returns for 885 yards and one TD.