MATT CASSEL RUMORS & GOSSIP

Vikings Rumors: Why Minnesota should trade for Ryan Mallett

In all fairness to Christian Ponder and Matt Cassel, Minnesota is desperate for a quarterback. Ponder, who was selected 11th overall in 2011, has had multiple opportunities to show he's the guy. Cassel just recently signed a two-year extension with the team, but presumably as a back-up. Unfortunately for Ponder, he has become expendable, and the team is now in search of another...
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16 hours ago  |  Discuss

The NFL draft prospect that will help the Minnesota Vikings the most

It’s seriously up in the air as to which player the Minnesota Vikings will select with the 8th pick in the NFL draft. The team has many needs on defense and offense, especially at the quarterback position. Minnesota needs to think critically when selecting its first pick in the draft because there are so many great options that will be available to them. However, I still believe...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Safety Kurt Coleman agrees to terms with Vikings

The Minnesota Vikings and free-agent safey Kurt Coleman have agreed to terms on a contract, reports ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Former Eagles S @k4coleman, Kurt Coleman, has agreed to terms w the Vikings. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) April 14, 2014 Coleman visited Minnesota Wednesday and Thursday but left the team facility without signing a contract. Coleman, a former seventh-round...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Erin Henderson admits he showed up to practice hung over

Former Minnesota Vikings linebacker Erin Henderson believes he’s ready to resume his NFL career now that he’s sober. Henderson was cut by the Vikings in February after two arrests on DUI and drug charges.  He told USA Today Sports that he would show up to practice hung over. “There would be times where I would come to practice hung over,” Henderson, 27, told USA TODAY Sports...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings: Why Johnny Manziel is a good fit

The whirlwind on possible draft predictions for each team will come to an end in a little over a month. So far, no experts can agree on who will be the number one selection in the upcoming NFL draft. Many experts began by saying that Johnny Manziel would be the first player selected and now Blake Bortles’ name is being mentioned as the guy who will go number one. Now, projections...
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March 23, 2014  |  1 Comment

Back with Vikings, Cassel more confident with where he stands as QB

Caught in the shuffle last season, Matt Cassel was just as unsure as outsiders were watching the Minnesota Vikings' quarterback rotation. Cassel, the veteran, didn't know what to expect. Even after leading Minnesota to its first win of the season, he watched as the Vikings signed Josh Freeman. One poor game against the Carolina Panthers and Cassel was back to being a backup...
Via Fox Sports North
March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Matt Cassel likely to end up with Texans?

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Matt Cassel is highly likely to hit 2014 NFL Free Agency on March 11. While he’s still talking with the Vikings, Cassel is expected to land in Houston, according to CBS Sports’ Jason La Canfora. Photo Credit: Vikings.com Fully expect Matt Cassel to hit the open market March 11. He’s still been talking to MIN but nothing close. I anticipate he...
Via Gridiron Grit
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Will the Minnesota Vikings be able to lure Matt Cassel back into the fold?

Matt Cassel surprised a lot of people this week when he opted out of his contract with the Vikings and decided to test free agency. You know that it’s a sad state of affairs when fans are worried that Matt Cassel might leave. This decision leaves Christian Ponder as the ONLY quarterback on the roster. That fact alone strikes fear into the hearts of every Vikings fan. So what does...
Via cover32 - Vikings
February 11, 2014  |  1 Comment

Vikings expected Cassel to opt out, have been in talks with QB

Matt Cassel played his hand, betting on himself in free agency. The Minnesota Vikings are holding their cards, for now. General manager Rick Spielman and coach Mike Zimmer said they weren't surprised Cassel exercised the player option and voided the final year of his two-year contract with Minnesota. Cassel, who passed for a team-high 1,807 yards and 11 touchdowns and had an...
Via Fox Sports North
February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings: Another lousy road performance

The Vikings will finish without a road win this season by putting together yet another lousy performance against the Cincinnati Bengals losing 42-14. I’ve said it all year and am sick of saying it, but this loss has to be pegged on the coaching staff. Minnesota did not come prepared to play, three first-half turnovers is only part of the embarrassment as the Vikings were only able...
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December 22, 2013  |  1 Comment
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