Patriots send QB Matt Cassel, LB Mike Vrabel to Kansas City for 2009 second-round pick.
The new regime of president Scott Pioli and head coach Todd Haley targeted Cassel, who Pioli knew from New England. Some critics suggested the Pats could have gotten more for Cassel, who filled in admirably for Tom Brady last season. Vrabel isn't talked about as much in this deal, but will add leadership to the Chiefs defense.
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