Caleb King released from jail, then Vikings

Caleb King was released twice on Tuesday. First, he was released from jail. Second, he was released by the Vikings. The running back is facing third-degree assault charges for allegedly beating a man to the point of a fractured skull and brain damage.
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Caleb King was released twice on Tuesday. First, he was released from jail. Second, he was released by the Vikings. The running back is facing third-degree assault charges for allegedly beating a man to the point of a fractured skull and brain damage.

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