KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Matt Cassel took the snap from center, scanned the practice field as he dropped back to pass and just for a moment must have felt like a little boy on Christmas morning.
There was Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles coming out of the backfield and Dwayne Bowe heading for the sideline. Dexter McCluster was out in the flat, tight end Kevin Boss was coming over the middle and wide receiver Jonathan Baldwin was making a beeline for the end zone.
So many options - such a luxury.
And so very different from last season.
Injuries and a lack of depth conspired to rob the Kansas City quarterback of some of his most valuable targets a year ago.
But with Charles and tight end Tony Moeaki back from knee injuries, the signing of Boss in free agency and the sudden emergence of McCluster and Baldwin as reliable options in the passing game, Cassel could be poised for another season like 2010, when he landed in the Pro Bowl.
Instead of last season, when he became many fans'...