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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.

2009-09-20 15:58:17

Darren McFadden's 5-yard touchdown run with 1:07 to play Sunday gave the Oakland Raiders a 13-10 win over the Kansas City Chiefs. JaMarcus Russell completed only 7 passes on 24 attempts for 109 yards but hit Tom Watkins on a 28-yarder that set up McFadden's score. The game-winner came just over a minute after Matt Cassel had sent the Chiefs (0-2) ahead with a 29-yard touchdown pass to Dwayne Bowe. Sebastian Janikowski kicked 48- and 54-yard field goals for the Raiders (1-1) and Ryan Succop...

2009-09-10 14:08:31

Starting quarterback Matt Cassel is questionable for the Chiefs regular season-opener at Baltimore because of a gimpy right knee, the Kansas City star reported. Cassel sprained the knee during the opening series of a pre-season contest against Seattle on Aug.

2009-09-03 22:32:17

Quincy Butler put St.

2009-08-29 23:35:33

Matt Hasselbeck threw two touchdown passes Saturday to lead the Seattle Seahawks to a 14-10 win over Kansas City. Matt Cassel, acquired in an off-season trade with New England, started for Kansas City but stayed only three plays before hurting his leg.

2009-08-16 00:21:35

Matt Schaub and Dan Orlovsky paced the Houston offense Saturday when the Texans beat the Kansas City Chiefs 16-10. Schaub, playing the first quarter, completed 7-of-7 passes for 70 yards, and ex-Lion Orlovsky connected on 9-of-20 passes for 121 yards.

2009-08-13 21:58:55

Tom Brady threw two touchdown passes after a year's absence Thursday in leading New England to a 27-25 exhibition victory over Philadelphia. Brady suffered a season-ending knee injury in New England's exhibition opener last year and the Patriots, with Matt Cassel at quarterback, missed the playoffs for the first time in six years. Brady, three times a Super Bowl-winning quarterback, played the first half and completed 10 of 15 passes for 100 yards.

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...

2009-04-02 18:13:02

The Denver Broncos have traded unhappy quarterback Jay Cutler to the Chicago Bears for starting quarterback Kyle Orton and two first-round draft picks. Cutler, 25, wanted out of Denver when he learned last month that the Broncos had tried to trade him before he was told that new coach Josh McDaniels wanted to acquire Matt Cassell from New England. McDaniels was a Patriots' assistant last season. Cutler passed for 25 touchdowns and 4,526 yards last season but his 18 interceptions resulted in...

2009-03-31 21:15:23

Denver Chief Executive Officer Pat Bowlen announced Tuesday the Broncos are now trying to trade apparently unhappy quarterback Jay Cutler. Numerous attempts to contact Jay Cutler in the last 10 days, both by Coach Josh McDaniels and myself, have been unsuccessful, Bowlen said.

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The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.