The Chiefs have confirmed that Mike Vrabel and Matt Cassel will be heading to Kansas City. The deal was Vrabel and Cassel for the Chiefs' second-round pick (No. 34).
This is big news considering Cassel had a lot of speculation surrounding him about where he would go and win. This deal saves the Patriots $14 million in salary and they get an early second-round pick.
This deal seems to be better from the Chiefs' standpoint. They get Matt Cassel, who will bring leadership and talent into a quarterback corps that has been lacking it. He will most likely end up as the starter.
The Chiefs also receive veteran linebacker Mike Vrabel, who will provide leadership to a young defense.
The Patriots' early second-round pick could help pick up a new linebacker, cornerback, or receiver.
All in all, this deal worked for both teams. The Chiefs did get out slightly better.