Who should quarterback the Patriots? Mon, September 8, 2008
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, the NFL's reigning MVP and one of the most consistent starters in league history, was scheduled for an MRI on Monday amid reports that he sustained a season-ending injury to his left knee.
Brady, whose streak of 128 straight starts is the third-longest ever, left Sunday's game against Kansas City after he was hit by Chiefs safety Bernard Pollard in the first quarter of New England's 17-10 victory.
Backup Matt Cassel said Monday he was ready to fill in for Brady next week against the New York Jets - and longer, if necessary.
Cassel could have some competition: A person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press that former Tampa Bay quarterback Chris Simms was heading to Foxborough on Monday for a physical, and reports elsewhere said Tim Rattay was also being considered.
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