Matt Cassel news, rumors and stats

 

Matt Cassel

Buffalo Bills
Quarterback

Ht: 6.3 | Wt: 228

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Week By Week

YearTmGPass CompPass AttComp PctPass YdsPass TDPass IntRushRush YdsRush TDFum Lost
2005NEP3132454.171832161300
2006NEP65862.5032002401
2007NEP64757.14380141210
2008NEP1632851863.32369321117627124
2009KCC1627249455.06292416165019603
2010KCC1526245058.2231162773312501
2011KCC916026959.481713109259902
2012KCC916127758.1217966122714517
2013MIN915325460.241807119185711
Average:1512565917001072710212
Total:1358230159.02153029366241922519

Bills | Matt Cassel, EJ Manuel split reps

Wed, 03 Jun 2015 09:13:56 -0700

Buffalo Bills QBs Matt Cassel and EJ Manuel both worked with the first-team offense during organized team activities Wednesday, June 3.

Fantasy Tip: Both quarterbacks will be competing for the job during training camp, but it does not appear like either quarterback has an advantage at this point. The winner of the competition likely will not have a lot of fantasy value and probably would be a No. 2 quarterback in leagues.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN.com - Mike Rodak

Bills | Tyrod Taylor garnering praise

Sat, 30 May 2015 05:56:07 -0700

Buffalo Bills QB Tyrod Taylor is in the competition to be the starting quarterback as much as anyone else, according to quarterback coach David Lee. Lee added, "I think he has a beautiful throwing motion and I just have to think we've got to see how accurate he is." Head coach Rex Ryan provided Taylor first-team repetitions along with QBs EJ Manuel and Matt Cassel through the first four workouts. "He is an unknown, never played a whole lot in Baltimore," Ryan said. "I think the ability is hard to ignore, some of the things that he has."

Fantasy Tip: Even if he enters Week 1 with the starting gig, Taylor would be nothing more than a fringe No. 2 quarterback. At this point, he doesn't warrant a draft pick outside of cavernous two-QB leagues, but the Buffalo quarterback situation is worth monitoring. There are a lot of weapons attached to the offense, and their strong defense projects to frequently tilt the field advantage in the offense's favor. Plus, rushing yards can bolster a quarterback's fantasy point total in a hurry, and Taylor has the ability to scamper. Continue to check back for updates on Taylor and the QB battle in Buffalo.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Rochester Democrat and Chronicle - Sal Maiorana

Bills | Buffalo QBs receiving equal reps at OTAs

Wed, 27 May 2015 11:37:32 -0700

Buffalo Bills QBs EJ Manuel, Matt Cassel, Tyrod Taylor and Jeff Tuel were given equal repetitions during organized team activities Tuesday, May 26. Manuel and Cassel worked with the starters while Taylor and Tuel worked with the backups. Head coach Rex Ryan said he wants to give everyone a fair chance.

Fantasy Tip: Cassel and Manuel are still the two frontrunners for the starting gig, but Taylor has the best chance to give them a run for their money. Whoever starts for the Bills will be a backup fantasy quarterback.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: NFL.com - Kevin Patra

Bills | EJ Manuel part of open competition

Sat, 23 May 2015 20:44:49 -0700

Buffalo Bills QBs EJ Manuel, Matt Cassel, Tyrod Taylor and Jeff Tuel will all have a chance to win the starting job, according to general manager Doug Whaley.

Fantasy Tip: Cassel and Manuel figure to be the main players for the starting gig, but neither should be considered more than a low-end QB2.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: BuffaloBills.com - Chris Brown

Bills | Matt Cassel to be backup?

Fri, 15 May 2015 16:32:06 -0700

Buffalo Bills QB Matt Cassel is likely to enter Week 1 of the season as the team's backup quarterback, in the opinion of The Buffalo News' Vic Carucci. He also thinks head coach Rex Ryan and offensive coordinator Greg Roman are open-minded about QB EJ Manuel and will give him a fair shot to compete for a starting job this summer. If Cassel or QB Tyrod Taylor win the starting job, the Bills would be expected to trade Manuel before outright cutting him.

Fantasy Tip: Until we know who the starter is in Buffalo, you can turn your head the other way. Whoever does wind up starting in Week 1 will probably be considered undraftable in standard fantasy leagues, anyway.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Buffalo News - Vic Carucci

Bills | Three Buffalo QBs receive equal reps

Tue, 28 Apr 2015 14:12:11 -0700

Buffalo Bills QBs Matt Cassel, EJ Manuel and Tyrod Taylor each took an equal amount of snaps Tuesday, April 28, at the team's voluntary minicamp. Head coach Rex Ryan didn't name a favorite, saying all three could be [starting] NFL quarterbacks.

Fantasy Tip: Whoever starts for the Bills will have Sammy Watkins and Percy Harvin to throw to and LeSean McCoy behind them, so the supporting cast is there. However, none of the three warrant starter consideration on fantasy squads.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: NFL.com - Gregg Rosenthal

Bills | Matt Cassel has high hopes

Tue, 14 Apr 2015 16:25:10 -0700

Buffalo Bills QB Matt Cassel believes the talent in Buffalo exceeds that of the 2010 Kansas City Chiefs squad he was a part of. "We've got all the pieces to the puzzle here to be a successful football team… Our offense has the best skill players in all the league in my opinion."

Fantasy Tip: Cassel can think what he wants, but the Bills certainly don't have the best quarterback corps in the league, which will hinder the rest of the offense to an extent; whether Cassel or EJ Manuel wins the starting quarterback job, neither are worthy of starter consideration for fantasy teams.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: BuffaloBills.com - Chris Brown

Bills | All four Buffalo QBs to get first-team reps

Mon, 13 Apr 2015 13:06:22 -0700

Buffalo Bills QBs EJ Manuel, Matt Cassel, Jeff Tuel and Tyrod Taylor will all receive first-team repetitions in workouts, according to offensive coordinator Greg Roman.

Fantasy Tip: The Bills possess one of the least exciting quarterback groups in all the NFL. Manuel and Cassel are the favorite heading into the offseaon. Whoever wins the starting job will have minimal fantasy value, however.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: WGR Sports Radio 550 - Joe Buscaglia

Bills | No leader for BUF quarterback job

Mon, 06 Apr 2015 10:06:36 -0700

Buffalo Bills QBs EJ Manuel and Matt Cassel will receive a fair shot to win the starting quarterback job, according to head coach Rex Ryan. "I'm lining them up to literally have a competition for the position," Ryan said. "People will say, 'Well, is this guy ahead of the other?' There's going to be assumptions, but the great thing is, let it play out. Give both guys the opportunity and then at the end of the day, the cream will rise to the top. It usually does." Ryan did not rule out the possibility of QB Tyrod Taylor winning the job.

Fantasy Tip: Manuel and Cassel likely will be the two main candidates for the job and will compete for the job during training camp. The winner of the job should be seen as a No. 2 fantasy quarterback.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Buffalo News - Vic Carucci

Bills | Rex Ryan expects competition at QB

Sat, 21 Mar 2015 10:46:30 -0700

Buffalo Bills QBs EJ Manuel, Matt Cassel and Tyrod Taylor will compete for the starting quarterback job during offseason workouts and training camp, according to head coach Rex Ryan.

Fantasy Tip: Manuel and Cassel appear to be the most likely candidates to win the starting job, but Taylor could have a shot depending on his work in the offense. Owners should consider whoever wins the starting job as a No. 2 fantasy quarterback next season.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Rochester Democrat and Chronicle - Sal Maiorana

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