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Darrelle Revis cut by Chiefs, per report

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Well, that happened quickly.

According to multiple reports, the Kansas City Chiefs are parting ways with late-season 2017 signee Darrelle Revis.

This move isn’t necessarily shocking, but it is interesting. Revis’ contract was set up in a way that determining the cap hit gets a bit complicated, but according to Spotrac, his hit this year would have been $4.5 million to start the season. However, bonuses would have made his cap hit significantly higher, if you can believe Rotoworld, which reported him as having an $8.8 million roster bonus to go along with his roughly $1 million base salary.

Again, not many are completely shocked by this, especially given the recent trade for Kendall Fuller, which solidified the CB position to the strongest it has been in years in tandem with Marcus Peters. It does leave some questions open, though. Do the Chiefs view a trio of Peters/Fuller/Nelson as sufficient moving forward? Or is this release a preview of more moves?

As we all know, I’m in favor of the Chiefs doubling down at CB in free agency, as well as making other very aggressive moves.

Parting ways with Revis (and his cap hit) is one more domino towards what could be a very active offseason for Brett Veach.

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