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Kansas City Chiefs QB Matt Cassel Has A '0 Percent' Chance Of Becoming Elite

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ESPN's John Clayton ranked all 32 starting NFL quarterbacks broken into categories of elite, the Chad Pennington division and hit-or-miss.

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I think most consider Kansas City Chiefs QB Matt Cassel an average quarterback right now with the potential to become a quarterback on the edge of the top ten (that's my thought process at least).

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Clayton doesn't see it that way.

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Analysis: Cassel showed in New England that he can be a playoff-caliber quarterback if he's surrounded with pass-catchers with yards-after-the-catch ability. He lacks the downfield arm to stretch a defense, but if the Chiefs get him more playmakers, Cassel could thrive.
Chance of being elite: 0 percent

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Maybe he won't be come elite by most standards but Clayton has 14 quarterbacks in his elite section. I think Cassel has the potential to become the 14th best quarterback in the NFL.