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PFT Live: Vikings talk with Chris Tomasson, PFT Planet calls and tweets

By Josh Alper

When the Vikings start training camp, they will have a big question to answer at quarterback. Many observers feel that Matt Cassel will be the starter when the regular season gets underway, but coach Mike Zimmer says it will be a while before he names anyone as the No. 1 […]

QB Competition? Vikings Not Naming Starter Now

By sdswanson

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings brought back veteran Matt Cassel back to be the bridge to the quarterback they were bound to draft this year, and they mapped out the future by trading into the end of the first round to pick Teddy Bridgewater.

Retaining Cassel on a two-year […]

Mike Zimmer won’t name Vikings QB ‘for a while’

By Wesseling, Chris Coach Mike Zimmer said Tuesday that he won’t name a starting quarterback until training camp. Is Matt Cassel viewed as the heavy favorite over Teddy Bridgewater?

Source: National Football League

Mike Zimmer on quarterback decision: It won’t be for a while

By Josh Alper

All signs in Minnesota point toward Matt Cassel as the starting quarterback when the Vikings kick off the 2014 season, but the Vikings aren’t in any hurry to make that an official designation. Coach Mike Zimmer said Tuesday that the competition between Cassel, first-round pick Teddy Bridgewater and Christian Ponder will […]

Zimmer: ‘Everybody wants to rush into things,’ but QB job is open


EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Mike Zimmer doesn’t want you to have your Teddy Bridgewater jerseys ready for Week 1.

Because not even he knows who will start for the Minnesota Vikings at quarterback come September.

“Everybody wants to rush into things,” Zimmer said Tuesday at the Vikings’ mandatory minicamp. “I […]

Christian Ponder: If I played better, I wouldn’t be in this situation

By Josh Alper

No one can accuse Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder of being delusional. While the Vikings have been pushing the notion of a competition for the starting job that includes Ponder alongside Matt Cassel and first-round pick Teddy Bridgewater, Ponder has been taking fewer reps than the other two this spring. He can […]

Christian Ponder: Matt Cassel is Vikings’ starter right now

By Wesseling, Chris The Minnesota Vikings are getting Teddy Bridgewater ready to play, but Christian Ponder says veteran Matt Cassel will enter training camp as the starter. How long will it stay that way?

Source: National Football League

Christian Ponder: Matt Cassel is Vikings’ starting QB

By Wesseling, Chris The Minnesota Vikings are getting Teddy Bridgewater ready to play, but Christian Ponder says veteran Matt Cassel is the starter ‘right now.’ What’s to become of Ponder?

Source: National Football League

OTA Observations: Xavier Rhodes nabs a pick as quarterbacks struggle


EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. – Xavier Rhodes jumped a short route and grabbed an interception off Matt Cassel during the Minnesota Vikings’ OTA practice on Wednesday.

Rhodes, who turns 24 next week, has began learning his second NFL defense in as many seasons after setting the Vikings’ rookie record for pass deflections last […]

Norv Turner wanted Browns to sign Matt Cassel

By Sessler, Marc Norv Turner is thrilled to be working with veteran passer Matt Cassel in Minnesota. Had the Vikings play-caller had his way, they would have joined forces last season in Cleveland.

Source: National Football League