CASEY PRINTERS #1
Young, mobile quarterback who enters his second training camp with Kansas City … Enjoyed a three-year stint with the Canadian Football League’s British Columbia Lions before joining the Chiefs in 2006 … Was named the CFL’s Most Outstanding Player of the Year in 2004 … Expected to battle for the club’s third quarterback position in training camp after spending the majority of the 2006 campaign on Kansas City’s practice squad … Will have the opportunity to learn from a tremendous mentor in two-time Pro Bowl QB Trent Green … Made tremendous strides a year ago in his skills as a pro passer and should only continue to improve as he becomes more familiar with the NFL … Despite only seeing preseason action at the NFL level, owns 45 games of professional experience in the CFL … Displayed an ability to beat teams with both his arm and his legs during his tour of duty in Canada … Produced over 300 passing yards and 100 rushing yards in a single contest during the 2005 campaign … Owning a strong arm and excellent scrambling ability, Printers cites Hall of Fame QB Warren Moon as the pro passer that he attempts to emulate. Moon spent six seasons in the CFL before embarking on a 17-year NFL career that concluded with a two-year stint in Kansas City (1999-00) ... Played in 45 games (20 starts) with the B.C. Lions of the CFL, completing 457 of 712 passes for 6,763 yards with 45 touchdowns and 16 interceptions for a 107.0 rating … Added 122 carries for 849 yards (7.0 avg.) with 11 scores … Also saw duty in four playoff games (one start) for British Columbia, connecting on 26 of 43 throws for 350 yards with two TDs and two INTs to go with six carries for 39 yards (6.5 avg.) with one score.
Transactions: Signed a three-year contract with Kansas City (12/31/06) ... Added to Kansas City’s practice squad (10/31/06) ... Released by Kansas City (10/30/06) ... Signed a three-year contract with Kansas City (10/28/06) ... Added to Kansas City’s practice squad (9/4/06) ... Released by Kansas City (9/2/06) ... Signed a three-year contract with Kansas City (1/13/06) ... Signed a three-year contract with British Columbia of the CFL (2003).
Served as the club’s third QB in one game and was inactive in one contest … Spent the first seven weeks of the season on the practice squad … Was promoted to the 53-man roster on October 28th … Was listed as the club’s third QB vs. Seattle (10/29) ... Was released on October 30th and added to the practice squad on October 31st … Was promoted to the 53-man roster on December 31st … Was inactive vs. Jacksonville (12/31) ... Was inactive in an AFC Wild Card Game at Indianapolis (1/6/07).
Played in 45 games (20 starts) for British Columbia, connecting on 457 of 712 passes for 6,763 yards with 45 TDs and 16 INTs for a 107.0 rating … Also had 122 rushes for 849 yards (7.0 avg.) with 11 touchdowns … Also played in four postseason games (one start), completing 26 of 43 throws for 350 yards with two TDs and two INTs for an 82.5 rating … Also had six rushes for 39 yards (6.5 avg.) with a TD.
2005: Saw duty in nine games (six starts) ... Completed 131 of 216 passes for 1,671 yards with nine touchdowns and six interceptions for an 87.2 rating … Added 38 carries for 336 yards (8.8 avg.) with two scores … Connected on 18 of 30 throws for 225 yards at Edmonton (8/5) ... Completed 13 of 19 passes for 113 yards at Hamilton (8/19) ... Connected on 17 of 30 throws for 241 yards vs. Winnipeg (10/10) ... Completed 21 of 33 passes for 357 yards with four TDs and an INT to go with nine carries for 100 yards with a TD vs. Montreal (10/16) ... Connected on 20 of 26 throws for 303 yards with four TDs and an INT at Winnipeg (10/22) ... Completed 17 of 35 passes for 186 yards with a TD and an INT vs. Edmonton (10/28) ... Had a rushing TD in the club’s playoff game at Edmonton (11/20).
Played in 18 games (14 starts), connecting on 325 of 494 passes for 5,088 yards with 35 touchdowns and 10 interceptions for a 115.2 rating … Added 82 carries for 469 yards (5.7 avg.) with nine scores … His 35 touchdown passes led the CFL … Was named a CFL All-Star and a Western Division All-Star … Earned the CFL Most Outstanding Player of the Year Award and won the Jeff Nicklin Memorial Award as the Western Division Most Valuable Player … Completed 22 of 30 passes for 362 yards with three TDs at Hamilton (6/18) ... Connected on 18 of 32 throws for 286 yards with two TDs and two INTs vs. Saskatchewan (7/2) ... Completed 23 of 35 passes for 257 yards at Edmonton (7/9) ... Had 24 completions on 33 attempts for 353 yards with four TDs and rushed for two scores vs. Winnipeg (7/22) ... Completed 16 of 28 passes for 495 yards with three TDs and an interception at Ottawa (8/6) ... Connected on 20 of 22 throws for 303 yards with four TDs and an INT vs. Hamilton (8/13) ... Completed 16 of 26 passes for 258 yards with three TDs at Toronto (8/27) ... Connected on 25 of 33 throws for 363 yards with three TDs and an INT at Ottawa (9/11) ... Completed 23 of 35 passes for 435 yards with three TDs vs. Winnipeg (10/2) ... Had two touchdown passes vs. Saskatchewan (10/30) ... Played in two playoff games, connecting on 19 of 27 passes for 242 yards with two TDs and an INT, good for a 107.3 rating, in addition to one carry for 18 yards … Completed 19 of 27 passes for 242 yards with two TDs and an INT in the CFL playoffs vs. Saskatchewan (11/14) ... Served as the club’s holder for the club’s Grey Cup appearance vs. Toronto (11/21).
Played in all 18 games as the club’s holder … Saw duty in two games as a backup QB, completing one of two passes for four yards with a touchdown for a 95.8 rating … Added two carries for 44 yards (22.0 avg.) ... Had a four-yard touchdown pass at Calgary (8/8) ... Completed four of eight passes for 31 yards in the team’s playoff contest vs. Toronto (11/2).
Concluded his collegiate career at Florida A&M; after playing three seasons at TCU … Completed 123 of 218 passes for 1,517 yards with 12 TDs and five INTs at Florida A&M; … Also had three rushing TDs … Connected on 324 of 578 throws for 4,622 yards with 37 TDs and 21 interceptions during his three seasons (’99-01) at TCU … Completed 136 of 252 passes for 1,825 yards with 13 TDs for eight INTs as a junior … During his sophomore campaign he connected on 102 of 176 throws for 1,584 yards with 16 TDs and six INTs … Tied for the third-highest single-season total in TCU history with 16 TD passes … Completed 86 of 150 passes for 1,213 passes with eight scores and seven INTs as a freshman … Named Freshman of the Year by The Dallas Morning News and earned MVP honors in the Mobile Bowl Game when he completed 13 of 19 passes for 174 yards with a TD … Named third-team Freshman All-America by The Sporting News.
• A prep standout at DeSoto High School in DeSoto, Texas.
• Has his own website: www.casey-printers.com
• Served as an intern at the NFL Broadcast Bootcamp during the 2007 off-season.
• Volunteers at Center High School in Kansas City, Missouri.
• Full name: Casey J. Printers.
• Single, resides in Kansas City, Missouri.
Casey Printers in the News
5/13/2006 3:03:18 PM - Q&A; QB CASEY PRINTERS