Punter Dustin Colquitt, the longest tenured member of the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs, has been launched, based on a supply.
Colquitt’s launch was first reported by NFL Community.
Colquitt posted a observe to his Instagram account that mentioned partially, “I’ve loved my time in Chiefs Kingdom, all issues come to an finish, typically earlier than you hoped … Holding this put up for 15 years has been an honor that I by no means took without any consideration. Thanks KC.”
The Chiefs just lately signed two punters, Tyler Newsome and undrafted rookie Tommy Townsend.
The Chiefs saved $2 million towards their wage cap by releasing Colquitt.
Colquitt joined the Chiefs as a third-round draft choose from Tennessee in 2005. He punted in Kansas Metropolis for 15 seasons and made the Professional Bowl twice, in 2012 and 2016. He was the one Chief final season why additionally performed for the crew earlier than Andy Reid was employed as coach in 2013.
Colquitt’s last recreation for the Chiefs was the Tremendous Bowl LIV victory over the San Francisco 49ers. His father Craig (Pittsburgh Steelers) and brother Britton (Denver Broncos) additionally punted for Tremendous Bowl successful groups.