The Kansas City Chiefs received a scare during their preseason game against the Seattle Seahawks on Saturday night, as starting quarterback Matt Cassel left the field favoring his left leg after being sacked on the third play of the game.
Cassel appeared to have a problem with his left leg, but came off the field unassisted before being replaced by Tyler Thigpen. A team spokesman said Cassel's return was questionable.
Cassel signed a long-term contract with a guarantee of $28 million after being acquired in an offseason trade with New England.
Cornerback Brandon Flowers and wide receiver Devard Darling also left in the first half with injuries.
Flowers, whose 28-yard interception return gave the Chiefs a 7-0 lead in the first quarter, came out a short time later with an apparent shoulder injury. Late in the second quarter,
Darling was helped off the field with what appeared to be an injured left leg.
Oddsmakers from online sports book Sports Interaction have made the Chiefs 65/1 long shots to win Super Bowl XLIV and 35/1 to win the AFC Championship.
Posted: 8/29/09 11:30PM ET