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EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. The Minnesota Vikings didn't wait long to find a backup quarterback.
FOX Sports' Jay Glazer is reporting that Minnesota has agreed to terms with former Kansas City Chiefs starter Matt Cassel, hours after Cassel was cut by Kansas City on Thursday morning. At the Scouting Combine in February, Vikings coach Leslie Frazier said the team would look at bringing in a more experienced backup for starter Christian Ponder after last year's No. 2 Joe Webb struggled mightily in the playoffs while Ponder was injured.
Cassel, 30, started eight of his nine games for the Chiefs last season, throwing for 1,796 yards, six touchdowns and 12 interceptions. He completed 58.1 percent of his passes and had a 66. 7 quarterback rating. During the season, Cassel lost his starting job to Brady Quinn. Chiefs fans infamously cheered when Cassel left a midseason game with a head injury. Once he recovered from the injury, he remained Quinn's backup.
In Minnesota, Cassel wil...
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According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, the Kansas City Chiefs are trying to trade quarterback Matt Cassel. If they can’t move him, they’ll be forced to cut him.
Chiefs are trying to trade Matt Cassel, I’m told. No surprise. Interested parties? Look at Vikings, Cardinals, Bucs. Otherwise he’ll be cut
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) March 13, 2013
I wouldn’t expect...
It was reported yesterday that free agent quarterback Matt Cassel ended up signing with the Vikings, but they weren’t the only team interested.
According to Albert Breer of the NFL Network, Cassel also had the choice to sign with the Buccaneers, but instead opted for Minnesota.
My guess is that Cassel believes he has a better chance at beating out Christian Ponder for a starting...
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Matt Cassel burst on to the NFL scene in 2008 with the New England Patriots, surprising everyone while replacing injured starting quarterback Tom Brady.
Now, after being a free agent for the first time in his eight-year NFL career, Cassel is content with accepting another job as a backup.
Cassel, who reportedly had a deal in place with the Minnesota Vikings just...
Matt Cassel is no longer a starting quarterback in the NFL. Since his departure from the Kansas City Chiefs, Cassel has landed with the Minnesota Vikings. Christian Ponder is the Vikings' starter. That much has been made clear to Cassel.
Cassel was once celebrated as a diamond in the rough. When Tom Brady went down with a knee injury and Cassel replaced him, Cassel...
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That’s right- she works on Friday nights...
Everyone laughed at their trade demands, so they didn’t have any choice but to release him.
Breaking: #Chiefs release QB Matt Cassel.
— Dov Kleiman (@NFL_RealUpdates) March 14, 2013
With head coach Andy Reid and quarterback Alex Smith ready to team as newcomers to Kansas City, the Chiefs mercifully released wrongly embattled signal caller Matt Cassel on Thursday. The 30-year-old Cassel, a 2010 Pro Bowl selection who the New England Patriots took out of the University of Southern California in the seventh round of the 2005 NFL Draft, struggled badly and only...
Kansas City waived former starting quarterback Matt Cassel on
Thursday morning, the team announced.
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. One thing Greg Jennings did during his two-day visit with the Minnesota Vikings was watch a lot of film on the team that was offering him a big contract as an unrestricted free agent.
The two-time Pro Bowl receiver knows Minnesota well from playing in the NFC North for the Green Bay Packers. He knows all about MVP running back Adrian Peterson and is looking...
After being released earlier today, quarterback Matt Cassel has signed on with the Minnesota Vikings, according to Jay Glazer of FoxSports.com.Fantasy Spin:The inconsistent Christian Ponder has already been named the Vikings starting quarterback going into his third professional season. Cassel won't challenge the starting job but does provide the Vikings with a capable backup...
Two of the Minnesota Vikings' biggest priorities this offseason were to bolster a thin receiver corps and get a quality veteran to backup quarterback Christian Ponder.
One down, one to go.
The Vikings agreed to terms with Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Matt Cassel on Thursday, a person with knowledge of the deal told The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because it...