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MATT CASSEL RUMORS & GOSSIP

Why Matt Cassel Is the Starter

#454216614 / gettyimages.com It should come as no surprise, but the Vikings made it official Monday morning. Matt Cassel will be their starting quarterback for week one of the regular season against the St. Louis Rams. Cassel came into training camp as the number one guy on the depth chart and there hasn’t really been much debate since. This was the plan when they brought him back...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings QB Matt Cassel moves up QB 1-32 rankings, still near basement

Every week, from now through the Wednesday before the Super Bowl, the editors at cover32 will gather to rank the NFL’s 32 starting quarterbacks. Depending on what’s happened the previous week, some will rise and some will fall, and even some of the names on the list will change. It’s a never-ending evolution, as the status of the league’s top signal callers is always in flux...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Vikings coaches won’t hesitate to bench Matt Cassel if he struggles

Even though Matt Cassel won the Vikings starting job,  they won’t hesitate to bench him if he struggles,  according to Mike Freeman of Bleacher Report. The Vikings are being extremely careful with Bridgewater, which is smart. But from what I hear from coaches on that staff, the team won’t hesitate to use Bridgewater should Cassel struggle. var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Peterson: ‘I work with the mindset of being the best ever’

The Minnesota Vikings are heading into yet another season where running back Adrian Peterson is expected to be one of the top backs in the league. Peterson has powered Minnesota’s offense for seven years already, and has amassed 10,115 yards and 86 touchdowns on 2,033 carries. Needless to say, he has put up big numbers on a Vikings’ offense that hasn’t had a good quarterback...
Via Sports-Glory
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings not ready to name a starting quarterback

Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer isn’t ready to name his starting quarterback for their season opener. “I thought Matt played well,” Zimmer told reporters. “He led them down a 97-yard drive to start the ball game, made a great throw to Cordarrelle [Patterson] and got hit and smacked a couple times but stood in there. He also dropped a couple of balls, but it’s not all on...
Via Pro Football Zone
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings not ready to name QB, Bills looking for backups

While Matt Cassel is believed to be pulling away in the competition for the starting quarterback role in Minnesota, head coach Mike Zimmer is not ready to name a starter. Cassel finished Saturday’s third preseason game 9-of-17  for 152 yards with one touchdown and an interception while playing into the third quarter. “I thought Matt played well,” Zimmer said. “He led...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings will not name their starting quarterback yet

Matt Cassel has all but won the starting quarterback job in Minnesota, but Vikings coach Mike Zimmer isn’t ready to admit it. “No,” Zimmer said, when asked if he was willing to officially hand Cassel the job after Saturday night’s easy 30-12 preseason win over the Kansas City Chiefs. While Cassel has been really inpressive, […] The post Vikings will not name their starting...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings QB Matt Cassel drops down in 1-32 starting QB rankings

Every week, from now through the Wednesday before the Super Bowl, the editors at cover32 will gather to rank the NFL’s 32 starting quarterbacks. Depending on what’s happened the previous week, some will rise and some will fall, and even some of the names on the list will change. It’s a never-ending evolution, as the status of the league’s top signal callers is always in flux...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings QB Matt Cassel ranked 32nd best in NFL…

… In fantasy that is, but maybe in real life as well. With the Hall of Fame Game now in the books, the 2014 NFL season is now underway. And that can only mean one thing: Fantasy football drafts are about to start happening. In order to get a jump on the competition, it’s never to early to start putting together a draft board. To help the cause, cover32 will be ranking each position...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Cassel is not happy with Ron Jaworski’s assesment of him

Is Matt Cassel the worst starting quarterback in the NFL? Well according to former Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Ron Jaworski, Cassel is the 32nd worst starting quarterback in the league. Well today Twin cities in Minnesota interviewed Matt and he said he will use it as motivation. “In this world we live in, everybody has an […] The post Matt Cassel is not happy with Ron Jaworski’s...
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July 25, 2014  |  2 Comments
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