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The Kansas City Chiefs will lean on a journeyman quarterback, a running back who's spent most of his career on special teams and a tight end who has a hard time catching when the play at New England.

Haley: 'We have to get Tyler Palko ready to go'

Chiefs coach Todd Haley talked about Tyler Palko's preparation for Monday's game and also spoke briefly about Matt Cassel's surgery.

Todd Haley holding out hope for Cassel’s return

Chiefs quarterback Matt Cassel might miss the rest of the season after undergoing surgery on his right hand on Monday night, but coach Todd Haley isn’t ready to count him out just yet. Haley spoke to reporters Wednesday and, to the surprise of no one who has ever heard a report about an athlete’s surgery,…

Chiefs QB Cassel has surgery on hand (AP)

Chiefs quarterback Matt Cassel has had surgery on his injured throwing hand and coach Todd Haley still hopes that he will be back this season. Cassel hurt his right hand in Sunday's 17-10 loss to Denver. The former Pro Bowl quarterback had surgery Monday evening to repair what Haley called a "significant" injury.

Tom Brady Disappointed Matt Cassel Won't Get to Play Monday Against Patriots

FOXBORO, Mass. -- So much for Matt Cassel's reunion. Monday would have served as an entertaining opportunity for Cassel to reunite with some of his former Patriots teammates when the Chiefs visit Gillette Stadium. And, in all likelihood, the New England crowd would have had the chance to thank Cassel for leading the Patriots to an 11-5 record when he replaced Tom Brady in 2008...

Ex-Chief Thigpen knows what Palko is up against

The odds were bad, and the mood was sour. An inexperienced quarterback with a discouraging NFL track record was the Chiefs' next in line, and he would be facing a team with a quarterback who would someday be a future Hall of Famer. Three seasons ago, Tyler Thigpen faced an assignment similar to the one Chiefs quarterback Tyler Palko will take on Monday night. Palko, stepping...

Bling-ing endorsement of 'My Man'

Matt Cassel wussed out. Something about a bruise on his throwing hand. Face it, Cassel in no way wanted to square...

Point spread favors Patriots in battle with Chiefs

Nov 21, 8:30 PM | Turf of Gillette Stadium Kansas City Chiefs vs New England Patriots Odds 4-5TEAM RECORD6-3 The strange trend of the New England Patriots failing to cover NFL point spreads at home in the month of November continued two weeks as they lost to the Giants. This time, it's the Kansas City Chiefs visiting Foxboro on Monday Night Football with the odds stacked...

Journeyman Palko gets his shot at the big time against Patriots

Four years after every NFL team passed him up in the draft, Tyler Palko will start at quarterback for the Kansas City Chiefs against the New England Patriots Monday night.
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