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Matt Cassel's throw was so bad it was picked off AND called for intentional grounding

Before Saturday's game, it looked like Matt Cassel could be close to losing his starting spot with the Cowboys. Throws like this won't help:

Not only did the pass get picked off, but Cassel got called for intentional grounding because he wasn't out of the pocket when he threw the pass and there was no Cowboy in the vicinity of the pass:

On the bright side, this may be a first in NFL history, so Cassel has that going for him.

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