Bashaud Breeland’s Suspension Lifted, Chiefs Waive WR Marcus Kemp

     

Chiefs CB Bashaud Breeland‘s suspension was officially lifted by the NFL on Tuesday. Kansas City also waived WR Marcus Kemp. Bashaud Breeland

The Chiefs received a roster exemption for Breeland, but it looks like they plan to activate him soon considered they also cut Kemp. 

Breeland served a four-game suspension for violating the NFL’s substance-abuse policy. 

Breeland, 28, is a former fourth-round pick of the Redskins back in 2014. He played out the final year of his four-year, $2.706 million contract and made a base salary of $690,000 for the 2017 season.

The following year, Breeland and the Panthers agreed to a three-year, $24 million deal that includes $11 million guaranteed and $9.5 million fully guaranteed. However, he later failed a physical due to a foot injury and it took until September for him to agree to a one-year contract with the Packers.

The Chiefs signed Breeland to a one-year contract last year and brought him back on a one-year contract worth up to $4.5 million last month. 

In 2019, Breeland appeared in all 16 games for the Chiefs and recorded 48 tackles, two interceptions, two fumble recoveries, a defensive touchdown and eight passes defended.

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