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Matt Cassel

Matt Cassel - #16 - QB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 4"/ 230 lbs.
Birthday 05/17/1982
Birthplace Northridge, CA
College USC
Years played 9
Drafted 2005, 7th round, 16th pick by Patriots

Vikings still have questions after blowout win

Posted Oct. 10, 2011 @ 3:11 p.m. ET
Fans still didn't appear to be convinvced that Donovan McNabb was the Vikings' leader despite the team winning by 24 points at home.

Vikings stock report: Week Five

Posted Oct. 10, 2011 @ 2:30 p.m. ET
Here are three positives and three negatives following the Vikings' first win of the season.

Vikings players of the week: Week Five

Posted Oct. 10, 2011 @ 1:59 p.m. ET
These were the standout players on offense, defense and special teams in the Vikings' 34-10 victory over the Cardinals.

Peterson powers Vikings to first win

Posted Oct. 09, 2011 @ 4:46 p.m. ET
Peterson rushed 29 times for 122 yards and helped the Vikings grab their first win of the year, a 34-10 victory over the Cardinals.

Vikings-Cardinals prediction

Posted Oct. 09, 2011 @ 11:50 a.m. ET
Which one of these teams, the Vikings or the Cardinals, will finally hold on to a second-half lead?

Vikings-Cardinals matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Oct. 08, 2011 @ 12:44 p.m. ET
Here's a key matchup to watch in Sunday's Vikings-Cardinals game.

Vikings sign LS Loeffler to contract extension

Posted Oct. 07, 2011 @ 3:04 p.m. ET
Vikings have agreed to a contract extension with LS Cullen Loeffler, the team announced Friday.

Vikings-Cardinals matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Oct. 07, 2011 @ 1:56 p.m. ET
Here's a key matchup to watch in Sunday's Vikings-Cardinals game.

They Said It: Vikings Week Five edition

Posted Oct. 07, 2011 @ 12:51 p.m. ET
Here are some noteworthy quotes from members of the Vikings leading up to Sunday's game with the Cardinals.

Vikings fantasy report: Week Five

Posted Oct. 07, 2011 @ 10:50 a.m. ET
Is Michael Jenkins worth owning or starting? Will Percy Harvin ever get on track and is it time to bench him? Here's a look at some of the Vikings' fantasy football options this week.

Switch to Ponder not simple for Vikings

Posted Oct. 06, 2011 @ 3:07 p.m. ET
The Vikings have a tricky call with their QB situation.

Vikings-Cardinals matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Oct. 06, 2011 @ 9:44 a.m. ET
Here's a key matchup to watch in Sunday's Vikings-Cardinals game.

Vikings-Cardinals matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Oct. 05, 2011 @ 4:55 p.m. ET
Here's a key matchup to watch in Sunday's Vikings-Cardinals game.

Vikings rookie report: Week Four

Posted Oct. 04, 2011 @ 7:20 p.m. ET
Here's how the key rookies contributed for the Vikings in the Week Four loss to the Chiefs.

Vikings 60-second rant: More play-action passing

Posted Oct. 04, 2011 @ 7:08 p.m. ET
Although they're 0-4, the Vikings' season could be much different with a few plays here or there. That's where the play-action pass comes in, writes Christian West.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted March 15, 2013
The Minnesota Vikings have signed free agent quarterback Matt Cassel. The Vikings announced the signing Friday, one day after agreeing to terms with the former Patriot and Chief to be the backup to starter Christian Ponder. Cassel was waived by Kansas City on Thursday with two years left on his contract.||||||| Cassel led the Patriots to an 11-5 record in place of the injured Tom Brady in 2008. He was traded to Kansas City in 2009, made the Pro Bowl in 2010 and struggled the past two seasons. He threw six touchdown passes and 12 interceptions in nine games last year.
Posted March 14, 2013
A person with knowledge of the deal says the Minnesota Vikings have agreed to terms with quarterback Matt Cassel. The Vikings and Cassel came to agreement on Thursday, the same day he was formally released by the Kansas City Chiefs with two years left on his contract. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the deal, first reported by Fox Sports, has not been announced.||||||| Cassel spent the last four years in Kansas City. He completed 58 percent of his passes for 1,796 yards with six touchdowns and 12 interceptions in nine games last year.
Posted March 14, 2013
The Chiefs have cut ties with Cassel, who lost his starting job to Brady Quinn last season and then watched Kansas City trade for Alex Smith to be his replacement.||||||| Cassel was the first major acquisition by the Chiefs under previous general manager Scott Pioli, and he was quickly given a six-year, $63 million contract. But after leading the Chiefs to the playoffs in 2010, Cassel struggled to live up to the same expectations.
Posted Nov. 14, 2012
Cassel is getting another start at quarterback for the Kansas City Chiefs.||||||| Brady Quinn still has not been cleared to participate in a game following his concussion, so Cassel will be back under center when the Chiefs play the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday.
Posted Nov. 07, 2012
Cassel will start in Brady Quinn's place Monday against the Steelers. Cassel was the starter the first five games of the season before sustaining a concussion and then losing the job during the bye week.||||||| Cassel was the starter the first five games of the season before sustaining a concussion and then losing the job during the bye week. Neither Caseel or Quinn is a serious fantasy option.

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