Vikings Give Up Start CB Bashaud Breeland After Rotating Practice Report – NBC Chicago
Vikings give up starting CB Bashaud Breeland after reports of practice change originally appeared on NBC Sports Chicago
The Minnesota Vikings gave up Bashaud Breeland as a full-back following a reported incident at practice Saturday.
A little while later Vikings announce transaction, NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero and Ian Rapoport reported that Breeland had a verbal argument with coaches, took off his shoes and then joined up with teammates trying to calm the situation. Figure. The incident was said to be “too much to go back to.”
Breeland tweeted the following after his release:
Earlier in the day, Breeland was added to the report’s injury as suspicious for non-injury reasons during Minnesota’s Week 15 game against Chicago Bears.
The Vikings did not explain why Breeland was released in their announcement of the move.
The full-back will now be exempted and will become a free agent if he goes unclaimed.
Breeland, 29, has started all of Minnesota’s 13 games so far this season, scoring two interceptions, five defensive passes, two forced fumblings and a total of 63 tackles.
The eighth-year pro signed a one-year, $4 million contract with the Vikings last season after spending the previous two seasons with the Kansas City captain. He played with the Green Bay Packers in 2018 and with Washington football team from 2014-17.
Vikings 6-7 visit 4-9 Bears on Monday night.
https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/sports/vikings-waive-starting-cb-bashaud-breeland-after-reported-practice-altercation/2710933/ Vikings Give Up Start CB Bashaud Breeland After Rotating Practice Report – NBC Chicago