Posted September 26, 2013 on min.scout.com
The Pittsburgh Steelers will have first-hand knowledge of Matt Cassel if he ends up starting for the Vikings, but the Steelers have proved to be one of Cassel’s toughest opponents.
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Vikings to start Matt Cassel against Steelers

getty The Minnesota Vikings announced on Friday that they would start backup quarterback Matt Cassel for Sunday’s game against Pittsburgh. Cassel had been working with the first team this week, including during Friday’s practice session. Head coach Leslie Frazier had said during the week that the team wanted Christian Ponder to play but his rib injury has kept him from practicing...

Matt Cassel will start this week for the Vikings

The Minnesota Vikings have announced that Matt Cassel will be their starting quarterback this week against the Steelers. Matt Cassel will start at QB for the #Vikings this Sunday. #PITvsMIN #NFLUK — Minnesota Vikings (@Vikings) September 27, 2013   Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Matt Cassel will start this week for the Vikings appeared first on Pro Football Zone.

Vikings Will Start Matt Cassel At QB Against the Steelers

The Minnesota Vikings announced on Friday that Matt Cassel will be their starting quarterback this Sunday when they take on the Pittsburgh Steelers. Interestingly enough, Patriots QB Tom Brady mentioned that Cassel could end up being the starter earlier in the week after the two had talked. Christian Ponder is dealing with a rib injury, but it appears to be bad enough that the Vikings...

Minnesota Vikings: Matt Cassel to start in place of injured Christian Ponder

LONDON– The Minnesota Vikings have a new quarterback due to injury. Head coach Leslie Frazier announced that veteran quarterback Matt Cassel would start for Sunday’s game against the Steelers, which is being played in London. If you are a Patriots follower, or watch your NFL media, Tom Brady, who Cassel backed up in New England […]

Cassel to debut as Vikings’ starting QB

With a fractured rib taking out Christian Ponder, Matt Cassel will make his Vikings debut Sunday in London.

Vikings, Ponder concerned fractured rib could protrude into his heart

Despite experiencing no issues during practice on Thursday, the Minnesota Vikings sat Christian Ponder on Friday and the quarterback will not play in the team’s game against the Pittsburgh Steelers in London on Sunday. The reins of the sputtering, ineffective offense have instead been given to backup Matt Cassel. While Vikings fans have been clamoring […]The post Christian Ponder...

Matt Cassel To Start Against Steelers, Christian Ponder Nursing Fractured Rib

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Tom Brady Inadvertently Reveals Matt Cassel Might Start at Quarterback for Vikings on Sunday

Tom Brady still has a close relationship with a lot of his former teammates, especially the quarterbacks. That may have led to him letting some private information slip on Wednesday. Brady revealed during his weekly press conference that former Patriots and current Minnesota Vikings quarterback Matt Cassel might be starting for the Vikes in London this weekend. “I’m friends with...

Tom Brady may have broken news that Matt Cassel is starting for the Vikings

The New England Patriots are the most stubborn team in the NFL when it comes to providing information about injuries. Bill Belichick infuriates writers and reporters with his refusal to give progress updates, thus leaving them with nothing to write about. So what do you do when you’re on a team with a coach that […]

Vikings' Christian Ponder out; Matt Cassel to start

Since the Minnesota Vikings announced Christian Ponder's rib injury, there have been questions regarding his status for the team's Week 4 matchup against the Pittsburgh Steelers. Minnesota made that status clear this morning, as the team announced Ponder will miss the game, resulting in veteran backup Matt Cassel getting the start in his place.Christian Ponder has a fractured...

Minnesota Vikings Make Quarterback Change

The Minnesota Vikings have decided to make a change in Quarterback. Adam Schefter of ESPN is reporting that Matt Cassel will start over Christian Ponder this Sunday as the Vikings and Pittsburgh Steelers battle it out in London. Possible reasons for the change can be found in Ponders performance the past couple days along with the possible rib problems hindering him from practice...

Vikings worried Christian Ponder’s rib could protrude into his heart

The Vikings announced that Matt Cassel will get the start at quarterback this week as Christian Ponder sits out after breaking his ribs last week. No one had any idea  how serious Ponder’s injury was until today.  He ended up telling TwinCities.com that he doesn’t have any issues with the throwing the football,  but there are some concerns with his rib protruding into his...

Vikings’ Matt Cassel to start against Steelers

Matt Cassel will start at quarterback for the Minnesota Vikings against the Pittsburgh Steelers in London on Sunday.  Christian Ponder is out with a fractured rib. Ponder sustained the rib injury in the second quarter last Sunday against the Cleveland Browns.  A CT scan revealed the 

The Terrible Podcast – Talking Steelers Vikings Preview, ANY/A Stats, Young QBs & Our Weekly Picks Episode

Season 4, Episode 26 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and I preview the Sunday game in London between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Minnesota Vikings and that includes us going over the injury report of both teams. The Vikings announced on Friday that Matt Cassel with start at quarterback in place of the injured Christian Ponder so that certainly gets our attention...

Tom Brady reported on Christian Ponder’s injury by accident

Patriots quarterback Tom Brady keeps in contact with his former back up Matt Cassel.  He told Albert Breer of the NFL Network that it looks like Cassel will start this week after Ponder suffered a rib injury this past Sunday. Tom Brady was talking about his backup quarterbacks, and said "Matt Cassel, who may be starting this weekend …" Ponder has a rib injury. — Albert...
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