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Josh Freeman happy to 'pump the brakes' with Vikings

By Gregg Rosenthal Around The League Editor

Josh Freeman officially joined the Minnesota Vikings on Monday night after passing a team physical. His reasoning for joining the team is a little surprising.

Debate: What’s the Vikings’ plan? Will the addition of Josh Freeman make Minnesota forget about Christian Ponder and Matt Cassel? Let’s debate! […]

Josh Freeman won't be Vikings' No. 1 QB vs. Panthers

By Sessler, Marc

 

We’ve said for weeks on the “Around the League Podcast” that Christian Ponder would lose his starting job before the season ended. Adding Josh Freeman makes it crystal clear the Minnesota Vikings aren’t sitting still at quarterback.

Debate: What’s the Vikings’ plan? Will the addition of Josh Freeman make Minnesota […]

Christian Ponder on thin ice after Josh Freeman deal

By Wesseling, Chris

The choke collar on Minnesota Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder‘s short leash just got a lot tighter.

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Coach Leslie Frazier has consistently maintained that Ponder is his starting quarterback, but actions speak louder than words.

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Christian Ponder is Vikings’ QB, Leslie Frazier says

Around the League

By Marc Sessler

Around the League Writer

We came away from Sunday’s Vikings–Steelers tilt wondering if Minnesota had found a new starting quarterback after Matt Cassel directed the team to a 34-27 win over Pittsburgh in Wembley Stadium.

Replacing the injured Christian Ponder, Cassel pushed the ball downfield for 248 yards […]

Leslie Frazier: 'Our quarterback is Christian Ponder'

By Sessler, Marc

We came away from Sunday’s Vikings–Steelers tilt wondering if Minnesota had found a new starting quarterback after Matt Cassel directed the team to a 34-27 win over Pittsburgh in Wembley Stadium.

Replacing the injured Christian Ponder, Cassel pushed the ball downfield for 248 yards and a pair of touchdowns.

2013 International Series: […]

Big London crowd revels in Vikings' win over Steelers

By Henry Hodgson NFL.com

LONDON — There was a packed house at Wembley Stadium as 83,518 fans watched the Minnesota Vikings defeat the Pittsburgh Steelers 34-27.

International Series games Year Winner Loser Score 2013 Minnesota Vikings Pittsburgh Steelers 34-27 2012 New England Patriots St. Louis Rams 45-7 2011 Chicago Bears Tampa Bay Buccaneers 24-18 2010 […]

Steelers-Vikings: Seven things to watch for in London

By Rosenthal, Gregg

If desperation resulted in great football, Sunday’s matchup in London between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Minnesota Vikings would be the game of the week.

It’s more likely that this will be a hard-fought, sloppy game that comes down to the wire. Let’s break it down:

2013 International Series: Steelers vs Vikings

Take […]

Jerome Simpson glad Matt Cassel in Vikings’ huddle

By Marc Sessler Around the League Writer

Days after Josh Freeman was relieved of his duties in Tampa Bay, our second quarterback switch of the week has taken place in Minnesota — or, more accurately, London — where the Vikings will face the Pittsburgh Steelers with Matt Cassel at the helm.

Let’s be clear: […]

Matt Cassel to start for Vikings over Christian Ponder

By Patra, Kevin

Christian Ponder fans across the pond won’t have the opportunity to see the quarterback play Sunday.

The Vikings announced Friday that backup quarterback Matt Cassel will start for Minnesota against the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday in place of Ponder, who suffered a rib injury in Week 3.

Ponder was held out of […]

Adrian Peterson riled after chat with Jim Schwartz

By Wesseling, Chris

Adrian Peterson spent a week soul searching after an “out of whack” performance against the Chicago Bears in Week 2.

That was a major upgrade from his post-game reaction to an innocuous Week 1 comment from Jim Schwartz, who revealed that the Detroit Lions had been game-planning to stop the Minnesota Vikings‘ […]