Chiefs’ Cassel knocked out of Ravens game

Quarterback Matt Cassel has been knocked out of the Chiefs’ game

against Baltimore on Sunday after getting hit by the Ravens’ Haloti

Ngata while attempting a pass.

Cassel remained flat on his back for several minutes before

getting helped up and walking off the field under his own power.

Brady Quinn started warming up and entered the game to a round of


Cassel has been the subject of much angst by Chiefs fans during

a 1-3 start to the season, and a banner towed by an airplane before

the game implored coach Romeo Crennel to bench Cassel – and the

Chiefs to fire general manager Scott Pioli.

Cassel was 9 of 15 for 92 yards and two interceptions when he

left the game.