In an offseason where both Patrick Mahomes and Chris Jones got paid, Bashaud Breeland appears ready for the same level of pay and respect.
Breeland is entering his seventh season in the NFL, and his second with the Chiefs. In his career, he has made about $5.5 million, according to Spotrac.
After being drafted in the fourth round of the 2014 draft by the Washington Football Team, Breeland spent four seasons in D.C. before making a pit stop in Green Bay in 2018. The 28-year-old has nabbed 12 picks in his career and has also forced seven fumbles.
He picked up an interception in Super Bowl LIV as well.
Breeland opted to return to Kansas City on a one-year deal in April. With a big 2020, he could be in line for a modest contract come next March.
Whether that will be with the Chiefs or not is yet to be determined, however. The Chiefs already have big money committed to 2021, the salary cap will likely drop, and Charvarius Ward is set to be a Restricted Free Agent.
If Breeland can produce in 2020, a decent contract may not be out of the question come 2021, even if it isn’t in Kansas City.