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    Matt Cassel and the Kansas City Chiefs were floundering again Sunday. At a certain point, the next chapter in a troubled marriage became inevitable.
    Coach Romeo Crennel brought out the hook early in the third quarter, benching Cassel with the Chiefs facing a 15-point deficit against the Cincinnati Bengals. It was the end of Cassel's day -- and quite possibly his Chiefs career.

    Cassel went 8-of-16 passing for 93 yards over seven Chiefs possessions before he was pulled in favor of Brady Quinn. Cassel's replacement didn't fare much better in the 28-6 loss, but that might not matter at this point. Crennel already showed his hand last month. Had Quinn not suffered a concussion back in Week 8, Cassel already would've been out of the equation.

    Barring another Quinn injury, Cassel is unlikely to sniff the field again.

    One of general manager Scott Pioli's first orders of business upon joining the Chiefs was to bring Cassel over from the New England Patriots. Pioli got an up-close and personal look at how well Cassel performed after replacing an injured Tom Brady in 2008. The Patriots went 11-5 without their MVP, and Pioli saw Cassel as the type of player who could bring similar success to the Chiefs.
    It hasn't worked out that way. Cassel was efficient in one run to the playoffs with the Chiefs in 2010. But on balance, the Chiefs' attack has been flat with Cassel at the reins. The team has gone 19-28 in Cassel starts.

    Cassel deserves to lose his job. You can say the same thing about the man who brought him to Arrowhead.

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    im not a hater but like many on here I think its time for him to go IMO
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    I really don't think it is all his fault. The team around him is terrible, the game plan is terrible, this whole organization is terrible. Joe Montana would get owned on this team.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Miller View Post
    I really don't think it is all his fault. The team around him is terrible, the game plan is terrible, this whole organization is terrible. Joe Montana would get owned on this team.

    Don't give me that, this is the same team as last year under Romeo when a capable qb was at the helm.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Miller View Post
    I really don't think it is all his fault. The team around him is terrible, the game plan is terrible, this whole organization is terrible. Joe Montana would get owned on this team.
    If losing is what you pay for stay on the "its not his fault band wagon". Things have to change and it starts with the higher ups. unfortunately pioli and company still hold jobs so they can only fire the next of kin. CLEAR house Clark!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Miller View Post
    I really don't think it is all his fault. The team around him is terrible, the game plan is terrible, this whole organization is terrible. Joe Montana would get owned on this team.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MyManHali View Post
    Don't give me that, this is the same team as last year under Romeo when a capable qb was at the helm.
    Quote Originally Posted by Dick Richards View Post
    If losing is what you pay for stay on the "its not his fault band wagon". Things have to change and it starts with the higher ups. unfortunately pioli and company still hold jobs so they can only fire the next of kin. CLEAR house Clark!
    Quote Originally Posted by AussieChiefsFan View Post

    WHOA!! By no means what I said makes me a Cassel apologist, I meant that this whole team is so inept that Cassel just cannot help being horrible, but he is horrible too. So make no mistake, I think that Cassel should have been benched after about the 3rd game.

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    Orton allowed to leave to avoid competition with Cassel. Just another blunderous decision by Pioli.
    SHUT IT

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    Matt Cassel, a man with a lot of pressure going into this season. Personally I saw a man, who's career was on the line. He knew he had to perform with the ELITE status of a Tom Brady or Aaron Rogers this season. Cassel not only fell short, but set records on turnovers, and got the blame for his recievers not catching the ball. Cassel may depart from KC soon. But I will always remember him as a leader of the CHIEFS. He had to stand tall in positions QBs could just not handle. If Peyton Manning, Aaron Rogers, Tom Brady, and any other Elite Qb in the NFL had to learn 5 playbooks in 4 years. They would of *****ed, complained, and flat out threw fits. (like a qb does). Maybe I'm just full of **** and want to defend Cassel. Or maybe next time your at work, think of what you do, and the process you go through to do your job, Then I want you to think if that process had to change everytime you just got used to it. Then think of new manangment coming in. They obviously do things a lot different. So you have to change your style and attitude. Cassel was set up to fail, He may had the support from ol' Pioli, but Pioli set him up to fail. Its simple as that. Cassel was a great QB in the works, He proved that in NE. and here in KC in the 2010 season. To many bad moves by managment were made.(charlie weiss).... As for the rest of the season give stanzi a shot, dont leave him out, maybe we can get ol trick shot a chance. Overall I LOVE the CHIEFS, and always will. And I support any QB thats under center. I just want another win this season, And I hope its against the broncos on thanksgiving. GO CHIEFS

    PS I support all moves made by this organization, its their club, I'm just to loyal to give up on my chiefs. cause of a few bad decisions. This franchise is the best in the NFL, And US as fans prove that every sunday. GO CHIEFS

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    Cassel supporters will never admit he sucks. It is always somebody else's fault.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MyManHali View Post
    Cassel supporters will never admit he sucks. It is always somebody else's fault.
    And the haters make EVERYTHING his fault. Anyone who dares to call out the others is labled an excuse maker ect.

    The fact is more is wrong with this team then the QB. The QB is wrong And 99.9% of the people here freely admit that. But when WRs drop Catchable passes common sense would tell you the WR dropped the ball and the QB can't catch the ball for the guy. Cassel was getting blamed for the HORRIBLE defense early this season. It's amazing what people blame the man for. Cassel at times has done his part only to be the victim of poor play around him. And it's been the other way around others have been victim of Cassel's poor play. (granted that's more often then the other way around) and every player has been victim of this horrible (and that's being nice) coaching staff.

    And to be 100% clear I WANT A NEW QB next season. I don't want Cassel back as the starter. But this notion that some have that if Cassel was gone every thing would be so much better and the chiefs would be winning is just not true. Romeo and Daboll would still be running the offense. A "franchise qb" would make them look better but they wouldn't make them look great. No force on earth can do that. We might be around .500 with a "franchise qb" but we wouldn't be heading to where we want to be. No matter how much some want to deny it Matt Cassel isn't our biggest problem the coaching staff is. Cassel is the biggest player problem but coaching is the biggest issue with this team and there are more player problems that are big problems then the QB. like CB d line it's not making excuses for Cassel it's looking at the whole problem not just one of the big problems and constantly going on and on about it.

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