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Minnesota Vikings And Former USC QB Matt Cassel Made His First Start In A College Stadium Today

It’s a big day for Minnesota Vikings quarterback Matt Cassel. Not only is he playing the team that drafted him — the New England Patriots — but the 10-year NFL veteran is making his first ever start in a college stadium. Seriously. Today Matt Cassel is starting his first ever game on a college field. Really. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) September 14, 2014 From @ESPNStatsInfo...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

The backward career arc of former New England Patriots QB Matt Cassel

It all began early for Matt Cassel, especially on Saturdays, usually along the Santa Monica coast. Matt Cassel was 14 or 15 when he began running the beaches on weekend mornings, running stairs, urging the family to keep up. “He’d challenge all of us in the living room to hold our planks to see who had the strongest abs,” Cassel’s younger sister, Amanda, said by phone from...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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Matt Cassel: Patterson uses cookies to bribe for more targets

Cordarrelle Patterson spent most of his rookie campaign behind Jerome Simpson, but the Minnesota Vikings’ emerging second-year receiver caught fire late last year with 375 total yards and six TDs in the final five games. The No. 29 overall pick from last year’s draft proved to be one of the game’s most dangerous young playmakers with 2,020 all-purpose yards, though most...
Via Gridiron Grit
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings wide receiver resorts to bribery to get more targets

On Sunday afternoon Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson racked up plenty of yards. For the game he finished with 176 total all purpose yards, but most of them came on rushes and returns. Patterson was only targeted in the passing game by quarterback Matt Cassel five times, which is apparently not enough. According to Matt Vensel of the Minneapolis Star Tribune,...
Via cover32 - Vikings
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Tom Brady, Matt Cassel Have Remained ‘Great Friends’ Since 2008 Season

The relationship between a starting quarterback and his backup can get dicey, but Tom Brady always has maintained a strong bond with his No. 2 signal-caller. Obviously any backup quarterback wants playing time, but with a player like Brady at the helm, the No. 2 needs to know his role with the Patriots. Brady’s relationship with Matt Cassel, who served as his backup from 2005...
Via NESN.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings’ Matt Cassel moves up in Week 2 QB rankings after strong debut

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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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Matt Cassel is rewriting history

On Sunday, Tom Brady’s New England Patriots blew a 20-10 halftime lead before losing on the road to the Miami Dolphins, 33-20. Brady was sacked four times and lost two fumbles, while the Dolphins put up 23 unanswered points in the second half. As for the Vikings, they manhandled the St. Louis Rams 34-6. Granted, Sam Bradford wasn’t playing at quarterback, so the Rams had to share...
Via cover32 - Vikings
7 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...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
23 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...
Via cover32 - Vikings
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...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
July 25, 2014  |  2 Comments
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