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Christian Ponder has been given the vote of confidence as the unquestioned starter for the Vikings in 2013, but he knows Matt Cassel provides some competition.
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EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Christian Ponder was hopeful he'd be able to return last season for the Minnesota Vikings' playoff game at Green Bay, less than a week after suffering a deep triceps contusion.
That didn't happen, but Ponder was certain the injury would go away quickly -- especially after the season ended with the loss to the Packers in the playoffs.
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Minnesota Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder told the Star Tribune that he ended up having to go to the emergency room after his arm injury flared up just a couple of weeks after the season ended.
“A couple weeks after [the season was over], the injury came back randomly. The whole arm swelled up and I actually had to go to the ER and get that taken care of. It was a little scary...
Minnesota Vikings backup quarterback Matt Cassel has been the lucky recipient of the pixie dust that only the New England Patriots can sprinkle on you.
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The last time the we checked in with Minnesota Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder, he was shooting back at his former wide receiver Percy Harvin.
is currently preparing for his third year as the Vikings’ offensive leader.
Defensive leader/sack machine Jared Allen sat down with the Jim Rome Show and explained that he has high expectations for Ponder.
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Before everybody gets in an uproar, I have to assume he was joking. Matt Cassel was doing an interview with Vikings media when he was asked about being brought in to bring stability and veteran leadership to Christian Ponder and the Vikings.
Cassel answering in a cool, calm, and collective tone, told The Pioneer Press, that he’s the man for the job, because “he taught Tom Brady...
Somewhere in New England, fans of the New England Patriots are screaming BULLSH*T to the claim made by Minnesota Vikings quarterback Matt Cassel.According to a report, Cassel claims that he "taught" Patriots legendary QB Tom Brady everything he knows. As Cassel spoke with the Vikings media, he spoke in a cool, calm, collective tone, "I taught Tom everything."...
Tom Brady lives in a Castle, Matt Cassel's name sounds like Castle
Back in 2009, Matt Cassel and Mike Vrabel were sent to Kansas City for what turned out to be Patrick Chung.
Well, that deal really worked out for everyone didn't it?
Now Cassel is resuming his role as a backup quarterback, this time behind Christian Ponder. That sure is quite a fall for the one time starting...
Matt Cassel may have lost his starting quarterback job, but he hasn’t lost his sense of humor.
The Vikings new quarterback spent four inconsistent seasons as the starter with the Kansas City Chiefs. But before getting his big break, Cassel was holding the clipboard and learning from Patriots quarterback Tom Brady. Or maybe it was the other way around.
“I taught Tom everything...
Minnesota Vikings quarterback Matt Cassel told the St. Paul Pioneer Press that he taught Tom Brady everything he knows during their time in New England together. “I taught Tom everything,” said Cassel. I thought he really started to flourish after I got there. (Laughs.) A lot of people don’t understand how much time we spend together. It’s important to be together and be...
Minnesota Vikings defensive end Jared Allen was a guest on Jim Rome’s radio show and said that getting to the playoffs last season wasn’t good enough.
“Just making the playoffs isn’t enough,” Allen said. “When we get there we got to make some noise and try to push for a Super Bowl.”
Allen says quarterback Christian Ponder has to carry them.
“I tell him all the time...