Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Matt Cassel talked at his Wednesday press conference covering a variety of topics. He touched on the Denver game, whether he has an ankle injury, Todd Haley's familiarity with the Cardinals and how defenses are playing them.
Here's the video at KCChiefs.com and below is a review of what he had to say.
On the Denver game: "The game Sunday didn't go the way we'd like or planned or anything like that." I agree. I think most of us are tired of talking about that game.
On whether he has an ankle injury: "It's fine. Not limited at all." Todd Haley said earlier in the day Cassel wouldn't be on the injury report. Nick Wright cites a couple of sources saying Cassel injured his ankle at the end of the Denver game.
On Haley knowing the Cardinals: Cassel says Haley can give some insight on the Cardinals players because he worked with many of those guys but not much from a scheme standpoint since the defensive coordinators are different. Remember, Clancy Pendergast left with Haley.
On the injuries: "You just have to go out there and win the ballgame with who you've got." There's Dexter McCluster and Brian Waters. Those are two important pieces on the offense banged up. Luckily, guard is an area they have some depth.
On the opposing defenses: Cassel says opposing defenses are doing a lot of what they were doing earlier in the year -- not having Dexter McCluster makes a difference -- and trying to get an extra safety in the box. He didn't sound as if opposing defenses were doing anything dramatically different in the last two weeks.
On coming home to Arrowhead: "It's always great to be home and come home to the crowd at Arrowhead." 4-0 home record...I think a lot of people are excited for KC to come home.