Matt Cassel

Matt Cassel

Height/Weight: 6' 4"/225 lbs
Born: Northridge, California
College: USC
Draft: 2005 7th round (16th pick) by the
  • The Detroit News

    Niyo: The Chase is on in Lions' camp, but time is short

    Every practice rep or game snap seems to matter just a little more. Every big play feels a bit bigger. And every near-miss cuts a little deeper.

  • ProFootball Talk on NBC Sports

    Halapoulivaati Vaitai leaves practice early

    Lions right guard Halapoulivaati Vaitai left practice Monday after only a handful of snaps for an unknown reason, Kyle Meinke of reports. Head coach Dan Campbell didn’t speak with reporters after practice. The Lions leave for Indianapolis on Tuesday as they will hold joint practices with the Colts beginning Wednesday. The Lions figure to [more]

  • Sports Illustrated Detroit Lions News, Analysis and More

    Rumor: Steelers QB Mason Rudolph Could Be Traded to Lions

    The Detroit Lions have not had quality play at the backup quarterback position. After Tim Boyle struggled in the preseason opener against Atlanta and David Blough coughed up the football, it would not surprise anyone if Lions general manager Brad Holmes and the coaching staff wanted to shake things up at quarterback. Both of them, I thought made some really good plays, man," head coach Dan Campbell said, when asked about the play of the backups against the Falcons.