NFL Roster Cuts: Any Free Agent QBs To Back Up Matt Cassel?

August 30, 2012; Cleveland, OH USA: Cleveland Browns quarterback Seneca Wallace (6) throws a pass against the Chicago Bears during the second quarter in a preseason game at Cleveland Browns Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Eric P. Mull-USPRESSWIRE

The Kansas City made their roster cuts, parting ways with 19 players and putting two more on IR. Every other team also made their cuts, a total of 700-plus roster moves in the last 12 hours. That means there's a lot to sort through here.

I want to talk about potential backup quarterbacks. The Chiefs have picked Brady Quinn as their backup, but he might be hurt right now. He could also use some more competition.

Related: Chiefs practice squad starts today | Practice squad predictions

We tracked every single roster move over at, which you can read through here. Scrolling through the list of available players a few potential backup quarterbacks jump out at me.

Brian Hoyer was released by the New England Patriots and Seneca Wallace was axed by the Cleveland Browns. Both were somewhat surprising cuts. Another cut I didn't see coming who the Chiefs may consider: Sage Rosenfels, cut by the Minnesota Vikings.

Related: Surprise roster cuts from yesterday

Hoyer was inked by the Pats as an undrafted free agent after the 2009 draft so he has three years in New England's system. It's somewhat concerning he couldn't beat out Ryan Mallett for the backup job so there are obviously some flaws there. But the familiarity aspect of it makes you think the Chiefs could have some interest here.

Wallace has some spot starts here and there over his career, 21 starts in seven years. He spent five years in Seattle before moving to Cleveland where he spent the last two seasons with the Browns. I wonder why they chose Colt McCoy over Wallace. But I also think you could do worse as a backup quarterback. Wallace completes roughly 60 percent of his passes and has 31 career touchdowns to 18 interceptions.

Rosenfels is a career backup with 12 starts in 10 years. In 2007, he went 4-1 as the Texan's starter and then 2-3 the following year. His big issue? Interceptions. He throws a lot of them. 30 career touchdowns to 29 career interceptions. Are the Chiefs willing to deal with the turnovers? I think not.

So...any interest with these three?

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