EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. The Minnesota Vikings have released backup running back Caleb King after he was arrested and jailed Saturday for allegedly fracturing a 22-year-old males skull in a fight at a mutual friends party.
Anoka County prosecutors spokesman David Cossi said King, 24, was released from jail Tuesday with no charges, though the case remains under investigation.Vikings general manager Rick Spielman said Saturday that he was aware of the allegations and offered no further comments about King until he learned more about the case.
Cornerback Chris Cook was acquitted of domestic abuse-strangulation charges in March and was allowed to return to the team following the acquittal, but Spielman didnt wait for a final verdict this time around.
"We take each situation as it comes in and evaluate it and make decisions of where we feel that player is," Spielman said Saturday at his post-draft press conference. "And if its a risk or something that we don't want to ...