Posted October 30, 2012 on AP on Fox
Matt Cassel is getting another chance to be the Chiefs' starting quarterback. Cassel will start Thursday night's game at San Diego because Brady Quinn has not been cleared to practice due to a concussion, regaining the starting job - at least for one week - that he lost after a dismal five-game stretch to start the season. Chiefs coach Romeo Crennel announced Tuesday that Quinn will not be available, and that Ricky Stanzi will serve as the backup. Fullback Nate Eachus was also ruled out with a concussion. ''They will continue with their testing and evaluation and will return when the doctor releases them, and lets us know they're OK,'' said Crennel, adding that doctors haven't told him how long Quinn might be out. Cassel was scuffling along until he sustained his own concussion a few weeks ago against Baltimore. Quinn took over for a loss to Tampa Bay, and Crennel made the move permanent during the bye week in hopes of igniting a struggling offens...

Matt Cassel Slated To Start Week 9

Quarterback Matt Cassel will lead Kansas City into battle for Thursday Night Football vs. San Diego. Fantasy Spin: Brady Quinn is coming off head injury suffered Sunday vs. Oakland and did not get the green light to start while on a short week. Cassel has not performed well this season and is not a recommended fantasy option as long as you have a more suitable starter.

Cassel to start vs. Chargers

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Chiefs quarterback Matt Cassel will start Thursday night's game at San Diego after Brady Quinn took a blow to the head in last weekend's loss to Oakland. Coach Romeo Crennel said Tuesday that doctors have not cleared Quinn to practice, so Cassel will be the starter and Ricky Stanzi the backup. Cassel was the starter the first five games of the season...

Matt Cassel Likely Starter For Week 9

Kansas City quarterback Matt Cassel is the likely starter for Week 9 against San Diego with Brady Quinn dealing with a head injury.Fantasy Spin:Cassel was solid as a replacement for Quinn last weekend, going 20-of-30 for 218 yards and a touchdown.

Chiefs to start Cassel against Chargers

Matt Cassel will start for the Kansas City Chiefs with Brady Quinn ruled out of Thursday's AFC West game at San Diego. Quinn, who is 3-11 in his career as a starter, didn't finish Sunday's game against the Raiders because of concussion-like symptoms. Cassel has been a turnover machine, and the Chiefs have 25 giveaways, an NFL-worst. Head coach Romeo Crennel said Monday...

Cassel returns as Chiefs quarterback, Quinn ruled out

Matt Cassel will be the Kansas City Chiefs quarterback when the team plays against San Diego. Cassel had missed the last two weeks after suffering a concussion in a game against Baltimore. Cassel’s return is, in part, due to Brady Quinn being ruled out. Quin suffered what appears to be a concussion in Sunday’s loss against Oakland however the Chiefs have not confirmed it. Cassel...

Kansas City Chiefs at San Diego Chargers Preview, Point Spread, and Prediction

With the Denver Broncos being the new team to beat in the AFC West, the Chiefs and Chargers are beginning to free fall. The Chiefs have lost four in a row, while the Chargers have lost three. One team will break their streak this week, but it will not be in impressive fashion. Football was probably a lot more fun for Matt Cassel back at Chatsworth High School than it’s been in...

Brady Quinn ruled out, Matt Cassel will start this week

Kansas City Chiefs head coach Romeo Crennel has confirmed that Matt Cassel will start this week in place of Brady Quinn who suffered a head injury this past week. It … Continue reading »

Flanny's Picks: Week 9

LAST WEEK STRAIGHT UP: 8-6 SEASON: 74-44 LAST WEEK VS. SPREAD: 8-6 SEASON: 56-61-1 CHIEFS (7.5) AT CHARGERS Really a must-win for the Chargers if they're going to keep pace with the Broncos, who seem on the verge of running away with the AFC West. The Chargers laid a disgusting egg at Cleveland, not able to score a touchdown. The Chiefs' defense hasn't been horrific...

Kansas City Chiefs at San Diego Chargers: Week 9 NFL Pick

Kansas City Chiefs (1-6) at San Diego Chargers (3-4) Side note: It’s week 9 already?!?!? What?!?!?!? On Thursday Night, the rule of thumb is to take the home team, assuming they’re favorites, as home favorites are 45-27 ATS on Thursday Nights. This makes sense. The home team not only doesn’t have to travel on a short week, meaning they get more valuable time to practice, game...

NFL Rumors: Brady Quinn To Remain Kansas City Chiefs Starting QB If Healthy

While the fans had been clamoring to see Brady Quinn take over for Matt Cassel so badly, that they actually cheered when the Kansas City Chiefs starting quarterback had suffered a concussion, they were reminded of one of my favorite old sayings by Oscar Wilde. In this life there are two great tragedies. The first is not getting what you want. The other is getting it. More or less...

Losses piling up during Chiefs' lost season

The most turnover-prone team in the NFL has two banged-up quarterbacks who are struggling anyway, a head coach who appears out of touch with the offense and a defense that just gave up 26 points to the Oakland Raiders. Is there any surprise the Kansas City Chiefs are 1-6? Now, they don't even have a chance to ruminate over their dismal showing Sunday. The Chiefs have to be...
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