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It raised some eyebrows when backup quarterback Tyler Palko entered Sunday's game for the Kansas City Chiefs against the Denver Broncos during the fourth quarter, trailing 17-10. It turns out the move to take out starter Matt Cassel wasn't made to spark the Chiefs' offense. Coach Todd Haley told reporters after the game Cassel was injured, prompting the switch to Palko with the game within reach with less than two minutes remaining. "Matt was unable to go," Haley said. "He was beat up there at the end, I will let you know later in the week." As for the mystery injury, Cassel also wouldn't provide any details during his postgame news conference. He said he wanted to go back in, but was told by the team's medical staff he could not return. "I don't want to get into specifics, but yes, I couldn't go back into the game," Cassel said. Source: NFL.com
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Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Matt Cassel was forced to leave Sunday's loss to Denver with shoulder and hand injuries.
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Matt Cassel stood on the sideline helplessly, watching backup quarterback Tyler Palko run the Chiefs' two-minute offense. He'd been bruised and battered by the Denver Broncos, so much so that the Kansas City training staff wouldn't let him play.
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