Originally posted on The Penalty Flag  |  Last updated 11/24/12
The Kansas City Chiefs need to get real for second about Matt Cassel. In the NFL, the quarterbacks always get the blame for the team when things don’t go well, but it isn’t Cassel’s fault. Chief fans are already clamoring to pick Geno Smith in the NFL draft and that would be a mistake. It’s not a mistake because of Smith not being a good quarterback, but the real issue on the Chiefs offense. That is the offensive lineman with pass protection and even run blocking. Long gone are the days when the Chiefs had Brian Waters or Will Shields on the line racking up bodies as they moved. Now the Chiefs have largely a makeshift offensive line and surprisingly, the Chiefs haven’t take an offensive lineman in the first round since the NFL draft since 2008 in Branden Albert.… Read more
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