Will Kadarius Toney Be Released? Offside And Penalty Controversy

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“Fans have been demanding that Kadarius Toney be released, but as per the Coach, Andy Reid, Kansas Chiefs are not interested in doing so.”

In the post-match interview, the coach said he admired Toney’s skills and would be patient with him as the player is still young. 

Kadarius Toney Walking In Towards The Field
Kadarius Toney Walking In Towards The Field (Source: Instagram)

On January 27, 1999, Kadarius Toney was born in Mobile, Alabama. He is a wide receiver for the Kansas City Chiefs in the National Football League (NFL).

Toney went to Blount High School in Eight Mile, Alabama, where he played football.

He was the starting quarterback for the final two years of high school football.

Pundits have described Toney’s paying style in those days as a “dual-threat quarterback.”

The New York Giants chose Toney on the 20th overall in the first round of the 2021 NFL Draft. 

On October 27, 2022, the Giants traded Toney to the Kansas City Chiefs in the 2023 NFL Draft for a third and sixth-round pick.

Will The Kansas Chiefs Release Kadarius Toney?

Andy Reid, the coach of the Kansas Chiefs, has said that Kadarius Toney will not be released from the team despite the fatal error made by the player. 

The officials penalized Toney for lining up offside in a crucial play that nullified a potential go-ahead touchdown.

He faced a penalty for being offside during a crucial play in which the Chiefs could have secured the game-winning touchdown.

The play Mahomes initiated looked very smooth as he passed it to tight end Travis Kelce.

Travis then lateraled to Toney for a remarkable touchdown run; everybody would label it as one of the greatest plays of the season.

The News Of Kadarius Toney Being Released Is Just Rumors
The News Of Kadarius Toney Being Released Is Just Rumors (Source: Instagram)

Unfortunately, Toney’s penalty nullified the play, preventing the Chiefs from capitalizing on their final possession and securing the victory.

Additionally, Reid acknowledged Toney’s playmaking abilities and emphasized his weekly improvement, refraining from viewing the mistake negatively.

The Chiefs eventually lost the game 20-17, marking their fourth defeat in the last six games.

NFL Fans are wondering why the squad continues to believe in Toney. He has struggled throughout his career and made some critical errors this season.

Furthermore, many believe that the team should let go of the receiver and that Kansas City will be better off without him.

Toney’s Rap Career 

On top of being an NFL football player, Toney is also a seasoned rapper. He goes by the stage name Yung Joka. 

The football player is active on the music front of his career and frequently releases new songs. 

He has a website where he releases his songs and sells his merchandise.

Yung Joka has around 3.5k followers on his YouTube and 1.7k+ monthly listeners on Spotify.

Kadarius Toney Also Has A Career In Rap
Kadarius Toney Also Has A Musical Career (Source: Instagram)

He has four albums released on Spotify, a feat he started in 2019. 

They say that he should quit football and stick to rapping. Either way, it does sound like a compliment to his musical endeavor. 

He also sells a wide range of merchandise, including t-shirts, pullovers, hoodies, caps, etc. 

Bibek Dhoj Thapa
Bibek Dhoj Thapa

Bibek Dhoj Thapa

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