Things Matt Cassel can buy with his performance bonus

This week, when performance-based pay was distributed to players throughout the NFL, veteran quarterback Matt Cassel received a check for a grand total of $58.73 — or about $30 after taxes. Cash is cash, though, and Cassel needed only to take a single snap in order to earn that money, so he should treat himself. Some ideas… Photo autographed by Matt Cassel (no frame): $54.00...
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March 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Rex Ryan calls Kellen Moore a ‘little bitty dude’

Buffalo Bills head coach Rex Ryan isn’t afraid to speak the truth, though political — or NFL — correctness isn’t quite his forte. Jon Machota of the Dallas Morning News notes Ryan called Dallas Cowboys quarterback Kellen Moore “a little bitty dude” before extending some praise for the left-hander who beat Buffalo 17-10 during the preseason. “I saw him in preseason...
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December 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Boise State trolls Matt Cassel on Twitter

Matt Cassel was replaced by former Boise State star quarterback Kellen Moore on Saturday night, and the Broncos had a bit of fun on Twitter at Cassel’s expense. The Dallas Cowboys hosted the New York Jets Saturday night, and Cassel didn’t make it out of the first quarter. He looked clueless most of the time he was in the game, was sacked a couple of times when he should have...
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December 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Jason Garrett: 'We believe in Matt Cassel'

Despite a mountain of evidence suggesting they shouldn't, head coach Jason Garrett and the Dallas Cowboys still have confidence in Matt Cassel’s ability to win games. “We believe in Matt Cassel,” Garrett said, via ESPN. “We believe he can win games for us. We will evaluate the tape before we talk about anything regarding personnel. Matt battles. He competes. Unfortunately...
Via The Sports Daily
December 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Dez Bryant gets angry, yells on sidelines

Dez Bryant had another one of his sideline outbursts, and this time you’ll have a hard time convincing me he was sending a positive message. As his Dallas Cowboys were in the middle of a stinkfest with the Washington Redskins and the game was scoreless, Dallas had a 3rd-and-four. Bryant was in single coverage on the right side and ran a slant inside that left him open for what...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Cowboys won’t put Tony Romo on IR because of playoff hopes

You can call the Dallas Cowboys front office many things, but one thing you cannot call them is pessimistic. The Cowboys are not putting quarterback Tony Romo on season-ending injured reserve yet because they are holding out hope that he could return for the playoffs, ESPN’s Todd Archer reported Tuesday. Romo re-broke his collarbone in a Thanksgiving Day loss to the Carolina...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Matt Cassel ‘absolutely’ wants to remain with Cowboys

Matt Cassel would “absolutely” like to stay with the Dallas Cowboys for “a long period of time.” The veteran quarterback seems to be enjoying his time in Dallas, because he wants to be there long-term, even if it means backing up Tony Romo. Cassel on his future: "We'll cross that bridge when it comes...Would I like to be a Dallas Cowboy for a long period of time? Absolutely...
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Ex-Patriot Matt Cassel Could Make Cowboys Debut As Backup Against New England

Quarterback Matt Cassel wasn’t active for his first two games with the Dallas Cowboys, but that could all change this Sunday. Cassel, who was drafted by the Patriots in the seventh round of the 2005 draft, says he will be active for Dallas’ game Sunday against New England. “I felt like I had a great two weeks,” Cassel told ESPN Staff Writer Todd Archer on Friday. ...
October 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Jason Garrett: Cowboys offense coming to Matt Cassel quickly

The Dallas Cowboys traded for Matt Cassel out of necessity when Tony Romo sustained an injury, but head coach Jason Garrett is pleased with how quickly the offense is coming to the veteran quarterback. According to Brandon George of The Dallas Morning News, Garrett said he’s been quizzing the veteran gunslinger to see how much Cassel has learned. “He can speak the language...
Via Sportsnaut
September 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Matt Cassel living out a dream with Cowboys

Many youngsters dream of one day playing for the Dallas Cowboys. Quarterback Matt Cassel—who the Cowboys traded for this week—was one of them. “It’s been a childhood dream of mine to be a Cowboy honestly,” Cassel said, via Charean Williams of the Star-Telegram. “My father grew up in West Texas, in Lubbock, and I’ve got family here, and I grew up a Dallas Cowboy fan...
Via The Sports Daily
September 24, 2015  |  Discuss

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