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Bleacher Report – Vikings

Cassel’s injury means Bridgewater takes reins earlier than expected

By dwetmore@1500espn.com

If things went according to plan this season for the Vikings, rookie quarterback Teddy Bridgewater probably wouldn’t have seen game action by the third week.

Things don’t always go according to plan.

Starter Matt Cassel left Sunday’s game against the New Orleans Saints in the second quarter with what the team called a turf toe injury. Head coach Mike Zimmer told reporters after the game that Cassel “fractured several bones in his foot.”

Bridgewater took over for the Vikings in the same stadium where he was once named the MVP of the 2013 Sugar Bowl while in college….

Source:: 1500 ESPN Sportswire

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