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2009-09-29 19:26:42

The Miami Dolphins acquired quarterback Tyler Thigpen from the Kansas City Chiefs on Tuesday in exchange for an undisclosed draft pick. Miami quarterback Chad Pennington suffered a shoulder injury during this past Sunday's game against San Diego and could be sidelined for the remainder of the season. Thigpen, in his third season out of Coastal Carolina, played 14 games and made 11 starts for the Chiefs last year. He was dropped to a backup spot in training camp this summer when Kansas City...

2009-09-03 22:32:17

Quincy Butler put St. Louis in front with an interception return Thursday and the Rams went on to defeat Kansas City in their final exhibition game 17-9. The contest was important for the Chiefs, who are searching for a quarterback if Matt Cassel cannot open the season. First-year head coach Todd Haley called the plays Thursday after offensive coordinator Chan Gailey was fired during the week. Cassel is suffering from knee and ankle injuries and could be out a month. That will leave things in...

2009-07-15 13:36:10

The Kansas City Chiefs have signed quarterback Matt Cassel to a multi-year contract. No terms were disclosed by the NFL team, but the Kansas City Star reported he will receive as much as $63 million through the 2014 season, $28 million guaranteed. The Chiefs acquired Cassel and linebacker Mike Vrabel from New England in February for a second-round pick in this year's NFL Draft. I am honored and humbled by the faith that the Chiefs organization has displayed in me, he told the newspaper in a...

2008-09-07 21:00:03

Foxboro, MA (Sports Network) - Randy Moss had six receptions for 116 yards and a touchdown as New England overcame an early injury to quarterback Tom Brady to escape Kansas City, 17-10, in the season-opener for both clubs at Gillette Stadium. Brady was 7-of-11 for 76 yards before departing the game with a left knee injury midway through the first quarter. Backup Matt Cassel was solid over the remainder of the contest, throwing for 152 yards and one score on 13-of-18...

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  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'