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08:06 AM ET 06.05 | Having signed in March, Brady Quinn copped to having that new-team feeling with the Chiefs, who also drafted Ricky Stanzi a year ago. The Chiefs need one of them to age soon. They'll have to make a decision on Matt Cassel's top backup before the Sept. 9 season opener against Atlanta at Arrowhead Stadium. ... Quinn and Stanzi are rotating by practice session as the No. 2 quarterback. Monday was Quinn's turn, with Stanzi finishing each drill as the No. 3 passer. Neither was particularly sharp. Both threw an interception -- Quinn to rookie safety Tysyn Hartman, and Stanzi to veteran Travis Daniels. Their battle won't become intense until training camp begins next month in St. Joseph.

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June 5, 2012  08:10 AM ET

When are the Chiefs going to cut bait and get rid of Quinn?

June 5, 2012  08:16 AM ET
QUOTE(#1):

When are the Chiefs going to cut bait and get rid of Quinn?

Speaking of cutting bait, there was a crewman on "Deadliest Catch" this season named Brady Quinn. He'll be more successful this season than the dude in Kansas City.

June 5, 2012  08:16 AM ET

They already have a capable backup quarterback. His name is Matt Cassel.

June 5, 2012  08:19 AM ET
QUOTE(#3):

They already have a capable backup quarterback. His name is Matt Cassel.

Contender for line of the day, sir...

June 5, 2012  08:20 AM ET
QUOTE(#3):

They already have a capable backup quarterback. His name is Matt Cassel.

+2

June 5, 2012  08:26 AM ET

Plenty of clipboard holders to be had out there.

June 5, 2012  08:44 AM ET

Brady Quinn?
Ricky Stanzi?
I would take door number 3

June 5, 2012  08:47 AM ET

What happened to Kyle Orton ?

June 5, 2012  08:49 AM ET
QUOTE(#4):

Contender for line of the day, sir...

Couldn't agree more. The Chiefs may want to consider hiring themselves out as a back up team. Vikes could use them.

June 5, 2012  09:07 AM ET

Yawn...

June 5, 2012  09:10 AM ET
QUOTE(#8):

What happened to Kyle Orton ?

Big 'D'

June 5, 2012  09:12 AM ET
QUOTE(#8):

What happened to Kyle Orton ?

Bummer for Orton. He could have been the starter.

June 5, 2012  09:15 AM ET
QUOTE(#8):

What happened to Kyle Orton ?

Backup for your Dallas Cowboys...

June 5, 2012  09:22 AM ET
QUOTE(#11):

Big 'D'

Whoa.

June 5, 2012  09:22 AM ET
QUOTE(#13):

Backup for your Dallas Cowboys...

The Kitna project is over, eh..... I had no idea.

June 5, 2012  09:23 AM ET
QUOTE(#13):

Backup for your Dallas Cowboys...

And a very good one. He would have been a huge upgrade in a number of places. Cleveland ?

June 5, 2012  09:27 AM ET
QUOTE(#1):

When are the Chiefs going to cut bait and get rid of Quinn?

Better question: When will the NFL cut bait and get rid of Quinn? The guy just isn't any good! Haven't we all realized that by now?

June 5, 2012  09:29 AM ET
QUOTE(#15):

The Kitna project is over, eh..... I had no idea.

He retired. He's teaching math and coaching football at his high school alma mater.

When you think about it, not a bad way to go out at all.

June 5, 2012  09:36 AM ET

This is when we miss Herm...He'd be here touting the skills of 'future HOF'er' Matt Cassel.

 
June 5, 2012  09:37 AM ET
QUOTE(#3):

They already have a capable backup quarterback. His name is Matt Cassel.

My thoughts exactly. KC has done a lot of good things with their team, but it's all wasted as long as this guy is the starter.

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