Ravens vs. Chiefs: Matt Cassel Must Make Some Big Throws For Kansas City

January 9, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Ravens vs. Chiefs has two quarterbacks that had one of their better seasons for their current teams, but only one that truly must have a huge game in the Wild Card round for his team to advance.
Matt Cassel threw 20 more touchdown passes than interceptions this season, posting a 27 touchdown to 7 pick ratio that is extremely impressive for its ball control.
He wasn't asked to do a ton in the passing game because Kansas City had the league's best running attack, putting up big chunks of yardage on the ground in each week.So Cassel's main job was to not turn the ball over and make the occasional pass when necessary.
But things will be different come the AFC Wild Card round, because the Baltimore Ravens are sure to give the Chiefs' running game some issues. Baltimore was fifth best against the run defensively, and it was rare during the season to see an opposing running back put up a big line against the Ravens' defense.
That will be a tough task for Chiefs' dual threa...

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