Matt Cassel’s Future Not Guaranteed After Donovan McNabb Trade

April 9, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

As fans get amped in the final countdown to the 2010 draft, it’s no stretch to imagine the Kansas City front office looking to the quarterback class of 2011. 
The recent trade of Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Donovan McNabb to the Washington Redskins has removed the “untouchable” label from so-called “franchise quarterbacks.” 
McNabb gave Philadelphia 11 seasons with five NFC championship appearances and one Super Bowl game.  If that’s a resume that screams the need to trade a team leader away, many starting quarterbacks in the NFL have to question their job security.
Kansas City quarterback Matt Cassel is no exception.
Brought to Kansas City after an 11-win season with a loaded Patriots team, Cassel landed on an underwhelming Chiefs roster.
With a porous offensive line and a dismal receiving cast, Cassel put up moderate numbers at best.
In Cassel’s defense, it is hard to throw the ball when it t...

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