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Diehards Jun 11, 2018
Report: Former USC defensive lineman Frostee Rucker signing with Oakland Raiders

Report: Former USC defensive lineman Frostee Rucker signing with Oakland Raiders

With the retirement of Carson Palmer over the winter, quarterback Matt Cassel is the longest-tenured former USC player in the NFL as he enters his 14th season this fall. Among ex-Trojans on the defensive side, defensive lineman Frostee Rucker remains the elder statesmen. But after 5 seasons with the Arizona Cardinals, the 34-year-old appears to […] The post Report: Former USC defensive lineman Frostee Rucker signing with Oakland Raiders appeared first on Diehards.
SideLion Report Jun 11, 2018

Detroit Lions quarterback competition: May the best man win

Every NFL team needs a backup quality quarterback, and the Detroit Lions are no exception. Will Jake Rudock or Matt Cassel earn that primary role? It’s pretty obvious that quarterback Matthew Stafford is the cornerstone of the Detroit Lions. His All-Pro play and clutch comebacks have been the cause of Detroit’s success in recent years. […] Detroit Lions quarterback competition: May the best man win - SideLion Report - SideLion Report - A Detroit Lions Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Detroit Free Press Jun 10, 2018
Detroit Lions QB Matt Cassel undeterred by earthquakes, fire

Detroit Lions QB Matt Cassel undeterred by earthquakes, fire

Detroit Lions backup QB Matt Cassel has survived an earthquake, saved a family from fire and overcome adversity in his NFL career.        
Pride Of Detroit Jun 9, 2018
Open thread: Who will win the Lions’ backup quarterback job?

Open thread: Who will win the Lions’ backup quarterback job?

Jake Rudock or Matt Cassel: Who wins? The Detroit Lions just wrapped up minicamp this week, and it was the local media’s best opportunity to get a long look at the team before training camp rolls around in a month or so. Detroit held three practices this week, all of which were open to the media in their entirety. We learned a lot about where the team stands right now, and one of the most interesting camp battles that will be heating up is at the backup quarterback position. It may not be the most important position on the team, but all it takes is one injury and then it suddenly is the...
Detroit Sports Nation Jun 7, 2018
Matt Cassel came to Matt Patricia as an athlete but can experience now win him a job? - MLive

Matt Cassel came to Matt Patricia as an athlete but can experience now win him a job? - MLive

ALLEN PARK -- The Matt Cassel that Matt Patricia remembers wasn't this 13-year veteran with gobs of starting experience. In fact, he'd never started a game beyond the high school level. Taking a backup quarterback out of USC in the seventh round was almost as classic unorthodox Patriots as hiring a former engineer to the coaching staff, but that's... ALLEN PARK -- The Matt Cassel that Matt Patricia remembers wasn't this 13-year veteran with gobs of starting experience. In fact, he'd never started a game beyond the high school level. Taking a backup quarterback out of USC in the...

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