***** I still don't believe that Cassel will go to the PS, because I think it's a virtual certainty that somebody will scoop him from there at some point during season. Don't disregard the fact that, as Bama noted, he was the backup to 2 Heismann winners at USC, and damn near beat out Leinart for the starting job. He is an intelligent, athletically gifted, well coached kid, with very real potential. I suspect that there are several teams out there who realize that, and who's #3 QB is nowhere near as good as Cassel.
"Jacob W. Michaels" <wicked@...> wrote:
At 11:03 AM 5/4/05, you wrote:
>I have read the Flutie stuff with minor amusement. I see no upgrade here
>at the back up QB position. At best it's a wash. If Flutie ultimately
>ends up on the coaching staff then this will go down as another great
>move. If not then it's no BFD. Just another washed up QB that I hope
>never makes the field. Besides, the Teffy move after Bledsoe taught us
>that the experienced Vet who is listed as the back up QB may not be the
>guy they go with in a clinch anyway.
Yeah, I wouldn't be at all surprised if Flutie doesn't make the team,
though it'll all depend on camp. I think Belichick feels more comfortable
with a vet backup, but if he can't fill the role fairly, he won't be
around. Rosterwise, I don't know how much sense it makes to keep a QB who
will be gone in a year *if* Davey and
Redman show some promise. Cassell can
probably be stuck on the practice squad if it's deemed necessary (or IR).
"This is going to get pretty interesting."
"Oh, God, Oh, God, we're all gonna die?"
-- Serenity the movie, coming out in September
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