Found October 02, 2013 on NFL Draft Diamonds:
PLAYERS: Matt Cassel
TEAMS: Minnesota Vikings
Fran Tarkenton tells the world in his article for the Pioneer Press that Matt Cassel gives the Vikings the best chance to win. What gave the Vikings the edge this week was solid, confident, professional quarterback play — something we haven’t had consistently for several years now. Matt Cassel gave the team a chance to […]

Minnesota Vikings: Matt Cassel gives coaches something to Ponder before bye

The Minnesota Vikings finally get their first (home)win against the Pittsburgh Steelers. The final score 34-27 was in Wembley Stadium. The big story was Christian Ponder out with a broken rib and how Matt Cassel can step in to lead the team. Cassel answered that question fairly quick against a slumping Steelers team. Greg Jennings making his second catch for a touchdown. (Steve Gardner...

PJD's Game 4 Recap: Can't Knock the Cassel

Can't Knock the Cassel Oh man ... There was a moment in the game with about two minutes left where I was certain we were going to hit that 0-4 mark. I thought FOR SURE we were going to let another team drive it down our throats with little time left on the clock for us to respond, and we were going to hit that 0-4 mark. We were going to be well on our way to that top draft...

Christian Ponder still Vikings' No. 1 QB but Matt Cassel could start

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Leslie Frazier had a change of heart. Two days after proclaiming Christian Ponder was "our quarterback," the Minnesota Vikings coached declared Matt Cassel will start when the team returns from its bye week for a home game against the Carolina Panthers. Cassel led Minnesota to its first win of the season on Sunday in London against the Pittsburgh...

Yotter: Many layers to QB situation

On the surface, the Vikings’ quarterback decision looks so simple: Matt Cassel had far better statistics so he should be the starter. But the decision goes deeper than that, even if Cassel is the conclusion Frazier (and others) make.

Frazier: Vikings fans won’t be upset if Ponder starts against Panthers Minnesota Vikings coach Leslie Frazier said Tuesday that he wants to see how well Christian Ponder’s injured ribs have progressed through the bye week before he decides who will start at home against Carolina on Oct. 13. “Christian is still injured but he’s our starting quarterback and we’ll see how he does coming out of the bye,” said 

Tom Clancy died today at the age of 66, he was once almost the Vikings owner

Today one of the best author’s ever died in a Baltimore Hospital at the age of 66.  Back in 1998,  Tom Clancy who is best known for his books “The Hunt of Red October, and Clear and Present Danger” almost purchased the Minnesota Vikings. Clancy submitted the winning bid to purchase the Minnesota Vikings in […]

So Who Should Start at QB for the Vikings?

Wonderful. The calendar just turned to October, and the Minnesota Vikings still don't have a quarterback. With incumbent Christian Ponder out with a rib injury and also a "performing badly" injury, veteran Matt Cassel stepped into the starting role against the Steelers and totally, without question ... Played some football. His performance certainly wasn't great...

Adrian Peterson may have a point…

Minnesota Vikings’ running back Adrian Peterson endorsed backup quarterback Matt Cassel as the permanent starter after Cassel led the team to a win over the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday. This endorsement came in an after-game interview, officially stirring a quarterback controversy in Minnesota. CLICK HERE TO READ MORE »

Brian Hoyer, Matt Cassell Lead Their Teams to Victory

Recent injuries to Brandon Weeden and Christian Ponder have given two of Tom Brady's former backups, Brian Hoyer and Matt Cassel, the chance to start. Both took full advantage of the opportunity this week. Hoyer earned his second win in as many starts, as the Browns upset the Bengals 17-6. The fifth year pro calmly completed 25 of his 38 passes for 269 yards and two touchdowns...

Brian Hall's Oct. 3 Vikings mailbag

What do you know? It's another quarterback-intensive mailbag. At least there's some food for thought now after backup Matt Cassel played well in the Minnesota Vikings' first win of the season.But Minnesota coach Leslie Frazier's stance that Christian Ponder is "still our quarterback" had the fans up in arms. Without further ado, here's another round...

2013 fantasy football waiver wire week 5

Week 5 on the fantasy football waiver wire isn’t what I’d call exciting. You have a couple of usual suspects when it comes to the waiver wire but you never know. A roll of the dice on some of these names could pay off in big dividends if you are looking for bye week relief.

Vikings' quarterback situation unclear

Most of the Minnesota Vikings fans, and even many of the players, seem to have made a decision on who should start at quarterback when their team comes out of the bye. Coach Leslie Frazier isn't ready make that call just yet. Frazier said Tuesday that he wants to see how Christian Ponder's injured ribs progress through the bye week before he makes a decision on who will...

Off The Wire: Week 5

This week’s Off The Wire takes a compendious look into the waiver pool to discover all the gems in the Kansas City Chief organization. Without further ado let’s dive in. Quarterback— Matt Cassel completed 16-of-25 passes for 248 yards and two touchdowns in the course of Sunday’s 34-27 victory over the Steelers in London; he also managed five rushing yards on two carries....

NFL Week 4 Round-Up

Peyton Manning is incredible: The Broncos have surrounded Peyton Manning with the most talent he has ever had in his entire career. And look at how Peyton has performed. He is on pace to have the greatest regular season a quarterback has ever accomplished. If Peyton keeps going at his current pace, he will finish 2013 with 5,880 yards passing, 64 touchdowns and 0 picks. It’s highly...
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