• Vikes, Bucs, Cards could be after Cassel

    Summary of 22 articles · Updated Mar 16, 2013
    I do not expect the Jets to go after Cassel. The Bucs are the most interested in finding a quality backup, because they have concerns about starter Josh Freeman, which means Cassel has a better chance of playing. Adam Schefter report Cassel should have a chance to win the starting job, regardless if Ponder starts the season, if he struggles, the Vikings will have a veteran QB they can put into the game now. That wasn't the case last season with fellow youngster Joe Webb in the No. 2 role, and here is how coach Leslie Frazier put his expectation for the position while speaking to reporters last month "We really like the progress that Christian has made for us, Christian Ponder, and we expect in his third season he's going to take another jump, and part of that will be what happens this offseason.
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      This offseason's QB market isn't as star-laden as last year's, but there is still some intrigue. Don Banks sizes up the backups who could be on the move and starting for new teams.
      Source: CNNSI.com
    • QB Matt Cassel signs with the Minnesota Vikings after departing from the Kansas City Chiefs

      Kansas City Chiefs released QB Matt Cassel, the former QB for the New England Patriots. It only took a few hours for Matt Cassel to sign with another team, and that team was the Minnesota Vikings. Adam Schefter report Cassel should have a chance to win …
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      The Vikings have signed Matt Cassel, the former Chiefs starter and long-ago Tom Brady backup in New England.
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      The Vikings have an opening for a No. 2 quarterback job. This morning, Kansas City released Matt Cassel. So what's next?
    • Matt Cassel And Kevin Kolb Are Getting Cut

      It's the end of two eras. Two sad, frustrating eras marked with wasted promise and ill-advised trades and inept quarterbacking. Matt Cassel was released by the Chiefs today, and the Cardinals are expected to cut Kevin Kolb by the weekend. The only quest…
      Source: deadspin.com
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      Christian Ponder has no idea who he’s throwing to, but at least when the Vikings convene for OTAs, he’ll be able to throw. Ponder, who missed the playoff loss to the Packers with a right triceps injury that might have looked worse than it was, told To

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