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Two upcoming road games are must wins on the Vikings schedule

The Minnesota Vikings have had an interesting season. They came into the year with a rookie head coach and have since lost their star player, running back Adrian Peterson, to an off field legal issue and their starting quarterback, Matt Cassel, to a broken foot. Once Cassel went down, the Vikings needed to begin the Teddy Bridgewater era earlier than they would’ve liked which may...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

What if the Patriots had kept Matt Cassel over Tom Brady?

Never have the football gods proven more vengeful than a fateful September Sunday in Foxboro in 2008. The Patriots, who spent the previous year embarrassing opponents and proving sportsmanship to be optional, opened the 2008 season as the heavy favorite to win the Super Bowl. And then it all went down the drain in eight minutes. Tom Brady stepped back to pass. He looked. He looked...
Via The Sports Post
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings place Matt Cassel, Brandon Fusco on IR

The Minnesota Vikings announced Wednesday they they have placed quarterback Matt Cassel and guard Brandon Fusco on injured reserve. Cassel broke several bones in his left foot on against the New Orleans Saints.  The move means rookie Teddy Bridgewater will make his first NFL start this week against the Atlanta Falcons. Bridgewater filled in for Cassel on Sunday, completing 12...
Via Sports-Glory
September 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Vikings QB Matt Cassel has broken foot

Minnesota Vikings rookie quarterback Teddy Bridgewater got his first NFL action on Sunday after starter Matt Cassel left the game with what was later diagnosed as a broken left foot. Cassel was injured on a scramble during the Vikings’ field-goal drive early in the second quarter. According to ESPN.com, Cassel suffered several fractured bones in the foot. Cassel was seen on...
Via Sports-Glory
September 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Cassel broke 'several' bones in foot, Bridgewater to start

Vikings HC Mike Zimmer told reporters following Sunday’s game that QB Matt Cassel has “several” fractured bones in his foot. Zimmer added that first-round pick Teddy Bridgewater is ready to start for the team now that Cassel is out. Cassel was carted off with what appeared to be a left toe injury, and was replaced by Bridgewater . Cassel, 32, signed a two-year, $10...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
September 21, 2014  |  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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September 10, 2014  |  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
August 24, 2014  |  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
August 20, 2014  |  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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August 04, 2014  |  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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