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getty Matt Cassel would earn $3.7 million in 2014 with the Minnesota Vikings. Casssel currently is considered to be the Vikings starting quarterback entering 2014 but the team has a new head coach in Mike Zimmer and the No. 8 overall pick. If Cassel, 31, were to stay with the Vikings the team would have until March 18 to drop him. Email this a.m. from someone directly in the know on the Matt Cassel Fri. deadline: "He will void." I still think he's back though. #vikings — Darren Wolfson (@DarrenWolfson) February 5, 2014 Perhaps Cassel is hoping to be compensated more closely to that of a starting quarterback, rather then the back-up deal he was signed to prior to last season. Other free agent quarterbacks include a bunch of back-up types in Michael Vick, Josh McCown, Chad Henne, and Shaun Hill to name a few. Cassel completed 60.2 percent of his passes in 2013 for 1,807 yards, 11 touchdowns and nine intercetions.

Matt Cassel decides to void his contract to become a free agent

Vikings quarterback Matt Cassel, who started the last four games of the 2013 season, will void his contract for the 2014 season and become a free agent, according to a report on on Wednesday. Cassel, who was scheduled to make $3.7 million in salary and bonuses next season, had until Friday to opt out […]The post Matt Cassel decides to void his contract to become a free...

Cassel could open, close doors for Vick

PHILADELPHIA -- Matt Cassel reportedly is opting out of his contract with the Minnesota Vikings, which could directly affect Michael Vick's situation....

Matt Cassel Can Void Contract With Vikings This Week

Ben Goessling of writes that the Vikings’ first order of business this offseason will be the contract of QB Matt Cassel. According to Goessling, Cassel can void his 2014 contract by Friday of this week even though he has a $3.15 million base salary and a $50,000 workout bonus coming his way in 2014. Assuming that Cassel doesn’t void his contract, Minnesota will...

Report: Matt Cassel Opts For Free Agency, Wants More Than $3.7 Million In 2014

Matt Cassel wants to earn more than $3.7 million in 2014 after a surprisingly solid season as the Minnesota Vikings’ starting quarterback. Cassel intends to void his contract to become a free agent, according to ESPN 1500 Twin Cities. Cassel had one year left on his deal and was set to make $3.7 million in 2014. By electing to test free agency, Cassel must think he can earn more...

Cassel is Vikings' first order of business

ow that Super Bowl XLVIII is over and the Seattle Seahawks are basking in one of the most lopsided victories in the game's history, the rest of the NFL is preparing to chase a Super Bowl with warmer weather and fewer Roman numerals. Super Bowl XLIX will be played in Glendale, Ariz., next February, and the Minnesota Vikings open as 100 to 1 shots to get there, according to the...

Vikings QB Matt Cassel has until Friday to become free agent

getty Minnesota Vikings quarterback Matt Cassel has until Friday to declare for free agency. Cassel is set to be paid $3.7 million by the Vikings in 2014 and could be the teams starting quarterback to open the season. It’s hard to believe he would find more money on the open market. The Vikings have until March 18th to drop Cassel. We see this thing going to that point. With a...

Vikings Matt Cassel To Void Contract, Become FA

I know people are reading this and wondering why it matters what Matt Cassel does in the NFL. Ian Rapoport is reporting that Cassel will void the final year of his deal, and will hit the free agent market. #Vikings QB Matt Cassel will void his contract for 2014 and become a free agent, per source. Was to make $3.7M, had until Friday to do it — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) February...

AP Source: Vikings' Cassel voids 2014 option

A person familiar with his decision tells The Associated Press that Vikings quarterback Matt Cassel will void the 2014 option on his contract and test the open market. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Wednesday because he was not authorized to discuss Cassel's decision, which leaves Christian Ponder as the Vikings' only quarterback under contract. Cassel would...

Can the Minnesota Vikings answer the 100 million dollar question that looms ahead?

As of today the Minnesota Vikings have three quarterbacks on their roster. By March 11th that number could be as low as zero. Josh Freeman is an unrestricted free agent this year and unless something completely out of the blue happens, there is no way he is on the Vikings next season. Matt Cassel has until the end of the week to decide whether or not he wants to void his contract...

Matt Cassel an Intriguing Option For Eagles

Soon-to-be free agent Matt Cassel could be an ideal option for the Eagles as they search for a backup to Nick Foles this offseason. (Image courtesy of The 700 Level) Matt Cassel has elected to opt out of his contract with the Minnesota Vikings and as the Eagles search for a backup behind Nick Foles, he presents an intriguing option in free agency.  Cassel's deal was set to...

Cassel opting out of 2014 contract

Matt Cassel will opt out of his 2014 contract with the Vikings, according to numerous reports. That doesn’t preclude him from re-signing with the Vikings, however.

Matt Cassel voids Vikings deal; will test free agency

Quarterback Matt Cassel is hoping to find a new home. The Vikings quarterback has set his intentions to void his contract with Minnesota, which would make him an unrestricted free agent come March. Why will Cassel void? He’ll generate interest on open market & command a higher salary than $3.7M. Many with QB needs, Vikings […]

Cassel’s choice due by Friday

Matt Cassel has until Friday to decide if he wants to stay with the Vikings under his current contract, and one report says he will void his contract. There is plenty to factor into his decision, including the details of the money, and voiding it this week doesn’t prohibit a return under a new contract.

Matt Cassel will void Vikings contract, become a free agent Minnesota Vikings quarterback Matt Cassel will void his contract or the 2014 season and become a free agent, according to a report on on Wednesday. Cassel, who who started the last four games of the 2013 season, signed a two-year deal with the Vikings before the 2013 season to serve as Christian Ponder’s back-up. Cassel was set to make $3.7 million next year...

Minnesota Vikings: Where are they now? Spergon Wynn

As we have seen so far this week the Minnesota Vikings have a pretty ugly history when it comes to quarterbacks. Following the 2000 season they made a trade with the Cleveland Browns and acquire running back Travis Prentice and one of the lest successful quarterbacks in team history, Spergon Wynn. Wynn was on the Vikings for two seasons as the third string quarterback. In 2001 he...
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