Found October 29, 2012 on
While the fans had been clamoring to see Brady Quinn take over for Matt Cassel so badly, that they actually cheered when the Kansas City Chiefs starting quarterback had suffered a concussion, they were reminded of one of my favorite old sayings by Oscar Wilde.
In this life there are two great tragedies. The first is not getting what you want. The other is getting it.
More or less, be careful what you wish for, because you may just get it.
Apparently, Chiefs head coach Romeo Crennel has not see enough of it quite yet.
Quinn was the starter for the Chiefs on Sunday against AFC West rival, the Oakland Raiders. Unfortunately for him, he lasted just a few plays, leaving the game with a concussion himself this time around.
The fans did not cheer. They knew what that would mean.
One time can be a fluke. Twice would be a pattern.
Still, Quinn finished the game completing just 2/4 passes for 1 yard with an interception. He completed as many passes to the Raiders as he did his own team before...
BEST OF MAXIM
That didn't last long. The Brady Quinn experiment may already be over. He went down to an apparent head injury yesterday and Matt Cassel replaced him. Unlike when Matt Cassel went down with an injury a few weeks ago, the fans did not cheer Quinn's injury. Quinn - as most back-up quarterbacks are when the starter is struggling - was the fan's choice to become...
Kansas City quarterback Brady Quinn left the game against Oakland in the second quarter with a head injury.Fantasy Spin:Quinn was 2-of-4 for a lone yard and one interception in his short appearance.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Chiefs quarterback Brady Quinn is being evaluated for what the team called a "head injury" after leaving in the first half of their game against Oakland on Sunday.
Quinn was starting in place of Matt Cassel, who was benched after a weak start to the year but entered the game when Quinn got hurt.
Quinn was hit hard on a sack by Rolando McClain...
Kansas City quarterback Brady Quinn, who left the game against Oakland in the second quarter with a head injury, was not at the Chiefs facility on Monday according to beat writer Dave Skretta.Fantasy Spin:With Kansas City scheduled to play Thursday against San Diego, it appears that Matt Cassel will be the Chiefs' starter.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Chiefs quarterback Brady Quinn is being evaluated for a possible concussion and his status for Thursday night's game at San Diego remains uncertain.
Coach Romeo Crennel said Monday that Quinn will start against the Chargers if he's cleared to play. Otherwise, Matt Cassel will be back under center for the Chiefs.
Quinn was hurt in the first quarter...
Brady Quinn, who was named as the Kansas City Chiefs starting quarterback earlier this week, suffered a head injury in the first quarter against the Raiders on Sunday and had to leave the game. He was replaced by Matt Cassel, who had been the starter until he was injured a few weeks ago. Cassel was deemed healthy enough to play this week, but coach Romeo Crennel named Quinn...
Chiefs HC Romeo Crennel told reporters that Brady Quinn will be the team’s starting quarterback as long as he’s healthy, via the Kansas City Star.
Matt Cassel looks like the better of the two, but that is still not saying a whole lot.
Chiefs quarterback Brady Quinn was not at the team’s practice facility Monday, per Dave Skretta of the Associated Press.
Matt Cassel will be the Kansas City Chiefs quarterback when the team plays against San Diego. Cassel had missed the last two weeks after suffering a concussion in a game against Baltimore.
Cassel’s return is, in part, due to Brady Quinn being ruled out. Quin suffered what appears to be a concussion in Sunday’s loss against Oakland however the Chiefs have not confirmed it. Cassel...
Kansas City Chiefs head coach Romeo Crennel has confirmed that Matt Cassel will start this week in place of Brady Quinn who suffered a head injury this past week. It … Continue reading »
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Chiefs quarterback Matt Cassel will start Thursday night's game at San Diego after Brady Quinn took a blow to the head in last weekend's loss to Oakland.
Coach Romeo Crennel said Tuesday that doctors have not cleared Quinn to practice, so Cassel will be the starter and Ricky Stanzi the backup. Cassel was the starter the first five games of the season...
Matt Cassel is getting another chance to be the Chiefs' starting quarterback.
Cassel will start Thursday night's game at San Diego because Brady Quinn has not been cleared to practice due to a concussion, regaining the starting job - at least for one week - that he lost after a dismal five-game stretch to start the season.
Chiefs coach Romeo Crennel announced Tuesday that...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- One of pro football's most intense rivalries has disintegrated into a one-sided affair. The Oakland Raiders recorded their sixth consecutive win at Arrowhead Stadium, and their seventh victory in 10 games overall against the Kansas City Chiefs, by taking a 26-16 decision Sunday. In addition to losing the game, the Chiefs also lost new quarterback Brady...