// Matt Cassel

Cassel Trade Is Better Than It Looks

I know what you are thinking. A starting quarterback and our defensive leader for a measly second round pick? Isn’t Matt Cassel less of a risk to a bad team than taking an unproven starter in the first round? What is Bill Belichick thinking turning down a top 15 pick from Denver and instead making […]

Matt Cassel Traded to Chiefs

Scott Pioli and Bill Belichick have made a trade for the second straight day, with the Patriots sending QB Matt Cassel to the Chiefs, according to the NFL Network’s Adam Sheffner. According to the Patriots’ team website, the Chiefs will send their 2009 second round pick (34th overall) for Cassel and Vrabel. Reaction: Oh my […]

Patriots Franchise Matt Cassel

In an obvious move, the Patriots placed the franchise tag on quarterback Matt Cassel, who performed admirably this season in a pinch for Tom Brady. Cassel will be guaranteed a one-year tender offer of $14.65 million. Now, the Patriots have a decision to make. Do you keep the two quarterbacks (who will make a combined […]

Matt Cassel Peed On at Super Bowl Party

You’ve seen Patriots Quarterback Matt Cassel play well in the rain and the snow. But, how well does he play…in the pee? Cassel was waiting in line for the bathroom at ESPN’s Tampa Bay Super Bowl bash Friday night when a drunk football fan tried to cut him in line. Cassel explained to the slosh […]

Report: Brady on Track to Start 2009

Finally, some good news that’s confirmed. Just a day after ESPN.com’s Michael Smith reported a similar story, the Boston Globe reports Tom Brady’s rehab is going well and he should be ready for the 2009 opener. NFL medical sources say Brady shouldn’t need any more surgery to fight infection and other sources say he has […]

Patriots Season Grades: Quarterbacks

Here is the first installment of my end of the year grades for the 2008 New England Patriots. We’ll start with the most talked about position on the team for many reasons, the quarterback. Matt Cassel: A Thoughts: We all thought the worst when Tom Brady suffered his career ending injury in Week 1 against […]

Report: Patriots to Franchise Cassel

In a somewhat expected and necessary move, sources have told ESPN NFL analyst Chris Mortensen that the Patriots will slap the franchise tag on Matt Cassel, preventing him from becoming a free agent in March. With inconsistent reports of Tom Brady’s rehab progress, many felt franchising Cassel would be the best way to ensure the […]

Patriots beat Bills 13-0

With the winds howling at up to 60 mph, the Patriots used a strong ground game and tenacious defense to beat the Bills, 13-0, and finish the regular season 11-5. It’s all up to what happens in the Jets/Dolphins and Ravens/Jaguars game. Matt Cassel attempted just eight passes on the game but converted two huge […]

Gametime: Patriots At Bills

The Teams: New England Patriots (10-5) At Buffalo Bills (7-8) The Terms: Last Week of the Regular Season The Place: Ralph Wilson Stadium, Buffalo, NY The Time: 1:00pm The Channel: CBS 3 Burning Questions: Any chance of a let down? With all of the talk of the playoff scenarios, none of them will matter if […]

Patriots 47 Cardinals 7 – The Verdict

This one was quite an impressive performance from the Pats as they took it to the Cards in every single facet of the game. Starting from the opening drive the Pats defense was able to control the line of scrimmage and force Warner (30 yards passing) to be off balance. This game was over at […]

Gametime: Cardinals At Patriots

The Teams: Arizona Cardinals (8-6) At New England Patriots (9-5) The Terms: Regular Season Week 16 The Place: Gillette Stadium, Foxboro, Mass The Time: 1:00pm The Channel: Fox 3 Burning Questions: Can the Patriots stop the Cardinals passing attack? The Pats effectiveness in stopping the Cardinals passing attack is the key to the game. The […]

2008 SoB Awards: The Nominees

The end of 2008 is fast approaching, and the Sports of Boston staff has filled out their ballots in the first annual SoB Awards. Voters had three categories to go through: Player of the Year Game of the Year Story of the Year The staff selected up to five nominees per category, and I have […]

Patriots 49, Raiders 26 – The Verdict

A week after the Patriots nearly lost to a lesser team, they came out and played one of their best games of the season in dismantling the hapless Raiders. New England jumped out to a 21-0 lead in the first quarter and didn’t look back as every time the Raiders seemed to gain some momentum […]

Gametime: Patriots At Raiders

NOTE: Make sure to check out our live blog of the game starting at 3pm! The Teams: New England Patriots (8-5) At Oakland Raiders (3-10) The Terms: Regular Season Week 15 The Place: McAfee Coliseum, Oakland, California The Time: 4:15pm The Channel: CBS 3 Burning Questions: How will Matt Cassel respond to the death of […]

TGIF: Start Matt Cassel This Sunday

With news this week of the unfortunate passing of Matt Cassel’s father, the status of the Patriots QB was left up in the air. Understandably everyone in New England would and should understand if Cassel missed the start against the Raiders. However, Matt Cassel has returned to practice and odds are he will start this […]