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Teddy Bridgewater will start for Vikings if he wins job

By Wesseling, Chris The Jacksonville Jaguars are going to let Blake Bortles sit behind Chad Henne as a rookie, but the Minnesota Vikings might have a different plan in mind for Teddy Bridgewater.

Source: National Football League

Mike Zimmer: Teddy Bridgewater could start in 2014

By Wesseling, Chris The Jacksonville Jaguars are going to let Blake Bortles sit behind Chad Henne as a rookie, but the Minnesota Vikings might have a different plan in mind for Teddy Bridgewater.

Source: National Football League

Zach Mettenberger meeting with five NFL teams this week

By Huguenin, Mike LSU’s Zach Mettenberger has his pro day Wednesday, and also has meetings scheduled for this week with the Detroit Lions, Jacksonville Jaguars, Minnesota Vikings, Oakland Raiders and Tennessee Titans.

Source: National Football League

Free agency tracker: Vikings have 6 former players left on the market

By akrammer@1500espn.com

Joe Webb was the most recent former Minnesota Vikings player to find a new team. Toby Gerhart signed a lucrative deal with the Jacksonville Jaguars. Chris Cook landed a one-year deal with the San Francisco 49ers.

The Vikings re-signed quarterback Matt Cassel, defensive end Everson Griffen, defensive tackle Fred Evans, guards […]

Thoughts from our readers on Christian Ponder’s trade value

By dwetmore@1500espn.com

Tuesday’s opening of NFL free agency was a flurry of activity. I was getting ready to leave the studio to go record our weekly Sports Over Beers podcast, when a piece of surprising news floated across my Tweetdeck.

That Jacksonville Jaguars traded Blaine Gabbert for something of value.

San Francisco parted ways […]

Pregame: Matt Cassel back under center again in Vikings-Ravens

By akrammer@1500espn.com

The Minnesota Vikings (3-8-1) and Baltimore Ravens (6-6) both came off overachieving seasons in 2012, but have failed to meet expectations this season.

The Ravens currently hold the coveted sixth-seed in the AFC Playoffs, while a tie at Lambeau Field has the Vikings a half-game out of the No.2-overall pick in […]

Pregame: Injuries, backups play key roles in Vikings-Steelers

By akrammer@1500espn.com

If last week’s situation against the Cleveland Browns, in which the Minnesota Vikings faced a third-string quarterback, wasn’t enough to get a win — a matchup against the winless Pittsburgh Steelers could do the trick.

The Vikings (0-3) and Steelers (0-3) kickoff at dinner time in London, noon CT, on Sunday and, once […]

It's official, Matt Cassel will start against the Steelers

By akrammer@1500espn.com

The Christian Ponder era may be over, barring how well backup quarterback Matt Cassel performs when he makes his first start for the Minnesota Vikings against the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday in London.

The Minnesota Vikings verified Twitter account announced the news early Friday morning.

Ponder has started 29 games since being drafted […]

Christian Ponder, Josh Freeman among quarterbacks under fire

By Brian Billick NFL Media analyst

There are 32 starting quarterbacks in the NFL, but there aren’t really 32 players who can succeed at being a starting quarterback in the NFL.

If you don’t have a proven commodity at the position, the preseason can be a period during which you’re rationalizing over small sample sizes […]

Zulgad: Success in 2012 doesn't assure Vikings of anything this season

By jzulgad@1500espn.com

The Minnesota Vikings trailed the Jacksonville Jaguars by three points with 20 seconds left in the fourth quarter of the 2012 opener when they got the ball at their own 31-yard line.

There was little reason for hope.

The Vikings, coming off a 3-13 season, looked to be a rebuilding team that was […]