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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...

2009-09-20 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. 29. Coach Todd Haley said he remains optimistic about Cassel's availability. We've got a couple of more days of practice here to evaluate where he's at, Haley told reporters after Cassel wore full pads at Wednesday's practice, but...

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...

2009-08-29 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. Cassel was replaced by Tyler Thigpen, who completed 8-of-15 passes for 56 yards. Matt Gutierrez was 10-of-13 for 113 yards and two interceptions. Hasselbeck's first pass attempt was picked off by Brandon Flowers, who returned it 28 yards for...

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. Chris Brown ran for 25 yards and a score on six carries. Brown also caught two passes for 22 yards for the Texans. Ryan Moats added 52 yards on 10 carries. Matt Cassel, who played into the second quarter, completed just 2-of-5 passes for 15...

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. He was intercepted once, but threw scoring...

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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. A conversation with his agent earlier today clearly communicated and confirmed to us that Jay no longer has any desire to play for the Denver Broncos. Two weeks ago, Cutler's agent, Bus Cook, made a request to the...