"We exchanged text messages last night," said Palko. "He's still breathing, so he's good. We didn't talk very much. He texted Brodie and I and said thanks for asking about it, and everything was good. A couple of words, and that was it."
Chiefs won't say Cassel's out for Sunday →
No. 3 quarterback Tyler Palko, who was promoted from the practice squad on Wednesday, said he and Croyle had texted Cassel.