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MATT CASSEL RUMORS & GOSSIP

Bills say they’re “very comfortable” with Manuel as their backup

It’s been a rough year for Bills quarterback EJ Manuel: He came in third in the training camp battle with Tyrod Taylor and Matt Cassel last year, the Bills went 0-2 in the games Manuel started, the team declined to pick up the fifth-year option on his contract, and he got more competition when Cardale…
Via Pro Football Talk
2 days ago

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...
Via This Given Sunday
March 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Matt Cassel's bonus for playing a single snap isn't enough to buy a single NFL ticket

Under the NFL's performance-based program, some players have enjoyed bonuses for the 2015 season in the hundred-thousands. But the operative word here is "performance," the noun following the function of "perform" which isn't possible if you don't actually play. Which explains the meager sum Matt Cassel was paid by the Buffalo Bills on Monday, per Tom Pelissero of USA TODAY Sports...
Via Fox Sports
March 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Matt Moore to visit with Cowboys about backup QB job

Matt Moore will reportedly visit with the Dallas Cowboys on Thursday as a potential backup quarterback signing. The Cowboys need a backup for Tony Romo, who missed most of last season after breaking his collarbone on two separate occasions. They used a combination of Brandon Weeden, Matt Cassel and Kellen Moore as backups last season to disastrous results. Moore has only thrown...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 09, 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...
Via Sportsnaut
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...
Via Sportsnaut
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...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 07, 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...Read More
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. ...
Via NESN.com
October 09, 2015  |  Discuss
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