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Chiefs' Cassel on field, uncertain for Rams game

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Matt Cassel was back on the practice field Wednesday, but whether he will start Sunday against the Rams remained uncertain.Cassel, who had an emergency appendectomy last week, worked on handoffs to running backs Jamaal Charles and Thomas Jones, and completed 40-yard passes to wide receivers Terrence Cooper and rookie Verran Tucker in non-contact drills in a brief period when practice was open to the media."It's a day-to-day thing," Chiefs coach Todd Haley said. "It's not any kind of level of secrecy. I don't think we'll know (until late in week). We've just got to see how he responds each and every day."I don't think there is anyway to predict how he is going to move though the week. He was out there (Wednesday) in a limited capacity. It's not your normal injury situation that you normally deal with. There are a lot of factors in play."Cassel smiled and said, "hopefully, 99.999 percent" he would play Sunday at St. Louis."I really don't know," Cassel said....

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