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Chiefs QB Matt Cassel Called One Of NFL's Most Overpaid Players

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FOXSports.com has come out with their list of the top 10 most overpaid NFL players and guess who's on the list...

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It made sense for former Pats exec Scott Pioli to bring Matt Cassel to Kansas City, but the price was steep, another $15 million this year. Cassel, who played well after Tom Brady tore his knee in '08, collected big bucks because the Pats had to franchise him to find a trading partner. No one is sure whom to blame in K.C., either -- a shaky WR corps, a young head coach (Todd Haley) who forever changed game plans or Cassel -- for 26 offensive TDs in '09.

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Eh, maybe for the 2010 season Chiefs QB Matt Cassel's overpaid but that's just because how his contract works out. His $10 million per-year average ranks between 10-15 for starting quarterbacks and much of the money is front-loaded. It's no coincidence he's receiving this much money in an uncapped year. It's a strategic move for the Chiefs to create more room down the road.

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I don't really have a problem with his contract. He's reportedly due a $7.5 million bonus in March of 2011 so this year could be very interesting for him.