ESPN: New England QB Matt Cassel practiced for a second...

ESPN: New England QB Matt Cassel practiced for a second straight
day following the death of his father earlier this week. But the
Patriots declined to say whether he'll play against Oakland on
Sunday. HC Belichick addressed the media briefly before Friday's
practice at San Jose State and wouldn't describe Cassel's playing
status. "We'll do our thing after practice and let you know,"
Belichick said Cassel briefly left the team on Wednesday after his
father, Greg, died Monday night in the Los Angeles area. Cassel
was notified of his father's passing on Tuesday, but stayed with
the team before flying to Southern California to be with his
family. Though all indications are that Cassel will play against
the struggling Raiders, Belichick and the Patriots have yet to

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