• Cassel, Vikings stop Eagles without Peterson

    Summary of 20 articles · Updated Dec 19, 2013
    Yet the Vikings at one point had Cassel as their No. 3 quarterback. The Vikings turned to their passing game without Peterson, and the Eagles secondary could not stop them. The Eagles also did not apply enough pressure on Cassel. Cassel can opt out of his deal after this season, but if the Vikings draft another quarterback next spring, they might be well-served by keeping Cassel and letting him start the season until or unless the rookie is ready. There's little question Cassel will start next week agains...
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      Unlike his predecessor, the QB has thrived against blitzing foes.
    • Upon Further Review: Vikings Week 15

      MINNEAPOLIS -- A review of four hot issues following the Minnesota Vikings' 48-30 win over the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday: Cassel starts again: Coach Leslie Frazier said after Sunday's game there are "no questions" about the Vikings' starti…
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Leslie Frazier: No question on Vikings QB next week

      Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier has pinned Matt Cassel as the starting quarterback next week after an impressive performance in the 48-30 win over the Eagles.
    • Eagles come up small in loss to Vikings

      MINNEAPOLIS - There were no snow angels to make after Sunday's game. There will be no magazine covers to grace this week. Party planning for the first weekend in January can be put on hold.
      Source: philly.com
    • Cassel, Vikings stop Eagles 48-30 without Peterson

      Matt Cassel passed for 382 yards and two touchdowns and ran for another score to lead the injury-depleted Vikings to a victory over Philadelphia.
    • Vikings torch Eagles secondary

      After so much improvement, the Eagles' defense was ripped apart by the Vikings, 48-30.
      Source: philly.com
    • Rapid Reaction: Philadelphia Eagles

      MINNEAPOLIS -- Quick thoughts on the Philadelphia Eagles' ugly 48-30 loss to the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday: What it means: Eagles coach Chip Kelly officially has a bad loss on his NFL résumé. His Eagles were in first place in the NFC East, facing a 3-…
      Source: ESPN.com
  • The Vikings' convoluted year at quarterback

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- The quote that's been buzzing through the Minnesota Vikings' Twittersphere since coach Leslie Frazier uttered it on Sunday is the one that might have finally lent some clarity to the team's confusing, convoluted quarterback plan o…
    Source: ESPN.com
  • Vikings snap count: Harrison Smith eases back at safety

    The morning after a 48-30 win over the Eagles, we take a look at the Vikings’ snap distribution on offense and defense.
  • Battered Vikings offense buoyed by Cassel-Jennings tandem

    What would have happened had Matt Cassel started at quarterback all season long?
  • Birds' pass defense overwhelmed

    The Eagles were worried about their pass defense entering the game. The Vikings have an underrated group of receivers, and the Eagles' had the No. 31 pass defense in the NFL.
    Source: philly.com
  • Matt Cassell off to perfect start as Vikings lead 7-3

    The Vikings knew they were going to have a hard time running without Adrian Peterson in the lineup. So maybe they just won’t bother. The Vikings are up 7-3 on the Eagles after a 57-yard touchdown pass from Matt Cassel to Greg Jennings. Cassel completed …

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