Matt Cassel Re-Signs with Bills: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction

September 8, 2015   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Matt Cassel has re-signed with the Buffalo Bills just a few days after being released, the team announced Tuesday. 
Cassel, 33, was released by the Bills after losing a three-way battle with Tyrod Taylor and EJ Manuel. Taylor earned the team's starting gig after the third preseason game, and while Manuel was named the team's backup at the time, the Bills announced Tuesday Cassel would become the team's second-string signal caller.
In other words, it's clear the Bills saw something they liked to keep the veteran around. 
Vic Carucci of the Buffalo News noted the Houston Texans were also interested, but the Bills offered a better deal. 
Cassel is on his fourth NFL team, having also spent time in New England, Kansas City and Minnesota. He has now lost starting gigs in each of his last three stops, dropping in status each step of the way. The Chiefs acquired Cassel in 2009 to be their franchise quarterback; the Vikings added him in 2013 as a stopgap;...

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