Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 10/3/12
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"I'm not the type of player that looks over his shoulder," Chiefs quarterback Matt Cassel said this week. In Kansas City and among Chiefs fans everywhere, he doesn't have to look over his shoulder to know they are angry and demanding his job. He can hear that, even if he doesn't watch TV or listen to sports talk radio. The 2012 season was the year where Cassel was expected to elevate his game and help the Chiefs get back into the picture for the AFC playoffs. It's his fourth season as starter and the team began the year with more offensive weapons than they've had for some time. What's happened has done nothing to convince the red and gold populace that Cassel is the man for the job of leading the Chiefs to football's Promised Land. After four games, Cassel was among the top half of the league leaders in passing yardage with 1,058 yards to rank No. 14. But he was No. 29 in passer rating (70.4) and interceptions (7), No. 28 in interception percentage (4.3) and average gain per ...
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