As it turns out, Chiefs quarterback Matt Cassel missed practice on Wednesday for a good reason.
He had surgery.
Per a league source, Cassel had an appendectomy.
His status for Sunday currently isn’t known. The other quarterbacks on the roster are Brodie Croyle and, as of today, Tyler Palko.
UPDATE: The Chiefs have confirmed the procedure via a statement. “The procedure was successful, and the Chiefs said they expect Cassel to return to work this week,” the statement reads. Returning to work and returning to the field are two different propositions.