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Minnesota Vikings shoot up preseason Power Rankings, check in at No. 23

Every team has played two games. Most of the starters have seen enough action to provide a sense of what a team has to offer. And the picture is becoming clearer around the league. Yes, it’s dangerous to put too much stock in preseason games. But it’s also foolish to ignore information that can be very valuable, which is what exhibitions provide to the keen observer. With that...
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Before drafting you need to see Vikings QB Matt Cassel’s fantasy ranking

Halfway through the preseason, things are starting to come into shape; it’s becoming clearer who is going to flourish, who is going to struggle and who might be soon be replaced. That’s important information heading into fantasy football drafts. In order to get a jump on the competition, it’s time to start putting together a draft board. To help the cause, cover32 will be ranking...
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Kluwe, Vikings reach settlement

The lawyer for former Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe said Friday that a settlement has been reached with the team. “We intend to hold a press conference regarding a settlement being reached amongst the parties,” Clayton Halunen wrote in a text to Chris Tomasson of the Pioneer Press. Halunen said Friday that an announcement would be Monday. “We will have a statement Monday...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Cassel might play the entire first half this week

After a shaky performance last week from rookie Teddy Bridgewater,  it looks like the Vikings want to see how Matt Cassel looks for most of if not all of the first half. Mike Zimmer said there is a chance Matt Cassel could play the whole first half Saturday night. #Vikings — Matt Vensel (@mattvensel) August 14, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Cassel favorite to be Vikings starter in Week 1

getty Matt Cassel was re-signed this offseason by the Minnesota Vikings. While the team traded up to draft Teddy Bridgewater at the end of the first round, it still appears that Cassel is at the top of the depth chart. According to an on-air report from ESPN’s Britt McHenry “it appears right now” that Cassel would be the “starter to open the season.” The news is not all...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Cassel Takes an Early Lead in Vikings QB battle

#453360228 / gettyimages.com The quarterback position has been a question mark for Minnesota since Fran Tarkenton retired in 1978. Daunte Culpepper gave them a few good years and they have had a couple nice, one-year runs with aging QBs at the end of their careers, but they have not had a franchise quarterback in almost 40 years. Vikings fans are hoping the long, painful search...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Cassel will once again start over Teddy Bridgewater

Matt Cassel will start over rookie Teddy Bridgewater this week after outplaying him in the Vikings preseason opener against the Raiders, per the Star-Tribune. Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer isn’t sure whether Bridgewater will start any or both of the final two preseason games. “We’ll see after this week,” Zimmer said. “I don’t know.” If Bridgewater shows some improvement...
Via Pro Football Zone
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Cassel Outplays Teddy Bridgewater in Vikings Preseason Opener

The battle for the Minnesota Vikings’ starting quarterback job remains wide open, but veteran Matt Cassel managed to put together a strong performance as the starter in Friday night’s preseason opener against the Oakland Raiders. Like many other starting signal-callers around the NFL, Cassel only played the first series, but the 6-foot-4, 228-pound quarterback fired on five of...
Via Gridiron Grit
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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15 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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25 days ago  |  2 Comments
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