Found November 14, 2011 on
It was supposed to be a bittersweet return for Chiefs quarterback Matt Cassel, a Gillette Stadium homecoming against the team that drafted him, the New England Patriots. Instead, however, it could be the bitter end for his season. Chiefs head coach Todd Haley told reporters on Monday that Cassel sustained a "significant" hand injury that could require surgery, and could ultimately end his season. The obvious side bar to that would be that Cassel will not suit up for the Monday Night Football showdown between the Chiefs and Patriots. Haley also told the media that Tyler Palko will start Monday's...
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Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Matt Cassel was forced to leave Sunday's loss to Denver with shoulder and hand injuries.
Cassel injured his left shoulder and was replaced in the waning minutes by Tyler Palko.
He was also seen leaving the stadium with a cast on his right hand that had his index and middle fingers immobilized.
Cassel threw for only 93 yards and a touchdown on...
What's ahead for the Kansas City Chiefs now that Matt Cassel might be done for the year? And what about his head coach?
The hope that KC could turn around their season has taken a major hit, after it was announced that their QB has a hand injury that could keep him sidelined for the rest of the year.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Chiefs quarterback Matt Cassel could miss the remainder of the season after sustaining...
Chiefs quarterback Matt Cassel underwent surgery to his right hand late Monday, and coach Todd Haley said Wednesday that the procedure went "really well" and held out hope that Cassel might return this season. Cassel suffered an injury to his throwing hand late in Sunday's 17-10 loss to the Denver Broncos.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Chiefs quarterback Matt Cassel could miss the remainder of the season after sustaining what coach Todd Haley is calling a "significant" injury to his throwing hand.
Kansas City Chiefs head coach Todd Haley announced today that starting quarterback Matt Cassel suffered a "significant hand injury" on Sunday in the loss to the Broncos and that he might be out for the season. Cassel was under duress most of the day against the Broncos as he was sacked 4 times and hit 12 other times in the game. He did not return to the game after that...
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.
With old friend Matt Cassel out with a hand injury, it looks like the Kansas City Chiefs will be starting backup Tyler Palko on Monday night.
Who’s Tylor Palko.
Well, two years ago, he was with the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadiean Football League. So there you go.
Patriot’s coach Bill Belichick is just trying to dig up something to watch to prepare.
”He’s a player...
It's hard to pick out just five things the Chiefs have to worry about after watching them get manhandled by Denver.
On top of the obvious worries KC is now 4-5 and headed backwards in the weak AFC West the Chiefs face some seriously rough water to navigate going forward.
They're heading into that five-game stretch against talented playoff contenders the rugged gauntlet...