Wide receiver Steve Breaston, one of the most electrifying players in the history of the WPIAL while playing as a quarterback at Woodland Hills High, was cut today by the Kansas City Chiefs and for several reasons he could find a new job with the Steelers.
By Michael David Smith, ProFootballTalk.com
A couple of veteran pieces in the Chiefs’ passing game are being sent packing from Kansas City. The Chiefs announced today that they have released wide receiver Steve Breaston and tight end Kevin Boss.
After showing promise as a big-play receiver early in his career with the Cardinals, Breaston signed a five-year, $23 million contract with the Chiefs in 2011. But Breaston was just OK in 2011, with 61 catches for 785 yards, and in 2012 he was largely phased out of the offense, catching just seven passes for 74 yards.
Still, Breaston is a 29-year-old who has talent, and he’ll have suitors in free agency. A logical landing spot could be Pittsburgh.
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