Chiefs Release Two Receivers

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February 19, 2013

Steve Breaston and Kevin Boss are no longer members of the Kansas City Chiefs, the team announced today.

During his two seasons (2011-12) with the Chiefs, Breaston appeared in 26 games, including 17 starts and totaled 68 receptions for 859 yards and two TDs.

His lone carry went for 25 yards and he also had one punt return for 21 yards.

Before joining the Chiefs, Breaston spent four seasons with the Arizona Cardinals (2007-10), starting in 43 of the 86 games for the team.

In six years, Breaston totaled 255 receptions for 3,387 yards and nine TDs. He also has 10 carries for 120 yards, 114 punt returns for 906 yards, with one touchdown and 102 kick returns for 2,220 yards.

Breaston appeared in six postseason games (four starts), recording 24 receptions for 325 yards, with one touchdown and two rushes for 20 yards. During his postseason action, he returned eight punts for 65 yards and three kicks, totaling 50 yards.

The North Braddock, Pennsylvania native entered the NFL as a fifth-round pick (142nd overall) of the Arizona Cardinals, out of Michigan in the 2007 NFL Draft.

The team also parted ways with tight end Kevin Boss, who started two games with the Chiefs in 2012. He totaled three receptions for 65 yards and one TD, before being placed on injured reserve with a head injury.

Boss joined the Chiefs after one season with the Oakland Raiders (2011) and four years with the New York Giants (2007-10).

In six NFL seasons, Boss appeared in 74 games (58 starts) and totaled 150 receptions for 2,033 yards and 22 TDs.

He started in five-postseason contests, tallying eight receptions for 142 yards. Boss was part of the New York Giants squad that won Super Bowl XVII in 2007.

The Philomath, Oregon native entered the NFL as a fifth-round pick (153rd overall) of the New York Giants, out of Western Oregon in the 2007 NFL Draft.


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