2011 NFL Pro Bowl: Was Chiefs Quarterback Matt Cassel Snubbed?

December 29, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The AFC and NFC rosters were announced today for the 2011 Pro Bowl. Three Chiefs players were voted onto the prestigious team.
Wide receiver Dwayne Bowe, running back Jamaal Charles and offensive lineman Brian Waters will be representing the Kansas City Chiefs, but one name escaped the list of active players: quarterback Matt Cassel.
Cassel is in his second year as the starting quarterback of Kansas City and is the undisputed heart and leader of the playoff-bound team.
So, who was chosen above him?
The starter for the AFC will be Tom Brady. I have no problem with this. Brady is having one of the best years that a quarterback can have. Brady boasts a 66 percent completion percentage with 34 touchdowns and only four interceptions. Now, he also holds the NFL record for most passes thrown without an interception.
There should be no doubt in anyone’s mind that Brady deserves this spot.
But what about the other two players that beat Matt Cassel out?

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