A native of Jackson, Miss.
He was signed as insurance at the position with Tennessee uncertain about the status of starter Marcus Mariota with a hamstring injury. He is considered day-to-day, and Titans coach Mike Mularkey isn't ruling him out for Sunday at Miami just yet.More news: Conor McGregor next opponent should be decided this weekend
"I think it'll be a good first game to come back to", Maualuga said.
Mariota hasn't tested his hamstring in that capacity during practice this week.
During his career, Cassel has played in 104 games, with 80 starts while playing for the Patriots, Chiefs, Vikings, Bills, Cowboys and the Titans. Secondly, since Kaepernick isn't a "pocket passer", Reese explained, it will be easier for the Titans to integrate Weeden, who knows he has to "conform exactly to whatever it is they want".More news: Trump off the mark on Puerto Rico hurricane
"My feeling, the way I've been practicing all week with the first group, I would hope that I'm ready to go and they've got all the trust in me to go in there and line up and get the job done", Maualuga said.
The Titans will kick off at 1:00 p.m. EDT this weekend, affording those considering Mariota in Week 5 lineups a degree of flexibility in the event that he's unable to suit up Sunday.More news: Understanding the Latest Financial Performance of Ascena Retail Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASNA)
Cassel said earlier this week he believes that knowing there is a real possibility of starting helps him in his mental preparation. "So we are confident in Matt. ..."
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