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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 and was replaced by Tyler Palko for the rest of the game. Palko will start Monday night when the Chiefs travel to New England to face the Patriots and it stands to reason he will likely start against the Steelers the following Read more [...]Steelers Could Face Tyler Palko After The Bye Week is a post from: Steelers Depot
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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 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...
Matt Cassel was traded to the Kansas City Chiefs in 2009 and was given a $63 Million contract. Cassel became available due to him making the most of his chances when Tom Brady was injured and knocked out in Week 1 of the 2008 Season, ironically against the Kansas City Chiefs. He has done well for himself in KC, including leading them to the Division Championship last season. For...
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.
What's ahead for the Kansas City Chiefs now that Matt Cassel might be done for the year? And what about his head coach?
Speaking on SiriusXM NFL Radio, Chiefs coach Todd Haley said everything went great with the surgery on Matt Cassel s right hand and he wasnt ruling the QB out for the rest of the season. If there's a chance we could have him back, we'd be all in on that, Haley said. We need to do what's best for the team and for him. Tyler Palko is expected to start Week...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Chiefs quarterback Matt Cassel could miss the remainder of the season after sustaining...
With all due respect to summer humidity, highway potholes and the Kansas City school district, Matt Cassel is our town's favorite complaint. Even Dan Beebe agrees with this. Some of it Cassel comes by honestly, you know. He isn't all that talented. His reads are often slow, just like his feet. He's suspect on deep throws, and his group interviews are usually as entertaining...
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.
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...