Mike Person

Dallas Cowboys make Matt Cassel their starting QB against Giants

Dallas Cowboys make Matt Cassel their starting QB against Giants

Matt Cassel will start at quarterback for the Dallas Cowboys after Brandon Weeden lost all three of his starts in place of the injured Tony Romo.

Coach Jason Garrett said Wednesday the move to Cassel was an attempt to spark a team that needs to win at least once, and probably twice, in the next four games without Romo, who will be out at least that long because of a broken left collarbone.

The Cowboys (2-3) are on their bye and have about a week and a half to get Cassel ready to face the NFC East-leading New York Giants on Oct. 25.

"We just felt like we wanted to give Matt an opportunity to be in...

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