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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

Harvin misses practice with another migraine

Posted Nov. 10, 2010 @ 3:05 p.m. ET
Vikings head coach Brad Childress said WR-KR Percy Harvin was not at the team's Winter Park, Minn., facility as he is dealing with another bout of migraine headaches.

Vikings' rookie report: Week Nine

Posted Nov. 10, 2010 @ 3:15 a.m. ET
Here's a look at how the Vikings' rookies fared in the Week Nine win over the Cardinals in overtime.

Vikings-Bears matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Nov. 09, 2010 @ 6:13 p.m. ET
It's Israel Idonije, not Julius Peppers, who is leading the Bears in sacks with five, and he should face the banged-up Phil Loadholt one-on-one in pass-rush situations consistently on Sunday.

Week Nine: Did Brett Favre earn his money?

Posted Nov. 09, 2010 @ 5:45 p.m. ET
Each week we examine whether Vikings QB Brett Favre, who is being paid more than $1 million per game this season, earned his paycheck. Let's take a look at the Week Nine win over the Cardinals.

Former Packer Harris clears waivers

Posted Nov. 09, 2010 @ 5:34 p.m. ET
Former Packers CB Al Harris has cleared waivers and can sign with any team.

Vikings MVP Meter: Week Nine

Posted Nov. 09, 2010 @ 1:13 p.m. ET
Let's look at how the Vikings' team MVP candidates for the season shape up following their 27-24 overtime win over the Cardinals.

Childress: Vikings will look at CB Harris

Posted Nov. 08, 2010 @ 2:29 p.m. ET
Vikings head coach Brad Childress said Monday he anticipates looking at tape at CB Al Harris, who was just cut by the Packers.

Favre proves the tank isn’t empty yet

Posted Nov. 08, 2010 @ 12:04 p.m. ET
Just when it looked like this would be a lost fantasy season for Brett Favre, he went out and proved everybody wrong yet again.

Vikings They Said It: Postgame version, Week Nine

Posted Nov. 07, 2010 @ 7:34 p.m. ET
Here are some assorted quotes from Sunday's comeback win in OT over the Cardinals in Week Nine.

Vikings' players of the week: Week Nine

Posted Nov. 07, 2010 @ 7:24 p.m. ET
Here are the Vikings' players of the week in their 27-24 comeback win over the Cardinals in Week Nine.

Favre rallies Vikings over Cardinals in OT

Posted Nov. 07, 2010 @ 4:35 p.m. ET
Brett Favre rallied the Vikings from 14 points down to tie it with 27 seconds to play, then drove them into position for Ryan Longwell's 35-yard game-winning field goal for a 27-24 overtime victory over the Arizona Cardinals on ...

Vikings-Cardinals prediction

Posted Nov. 07, 2010 @ 11:36 a.m. ET
PFW's Eric Edholm thinks the Vikings will somehow scratch out a win Sunday against the Cardinals.

Report: Harvin, Childress argue at Vikings practice

Posted Nov. 07, 2010 @ 11:14 a.m. ET
The Minneapolis Star-Tribune reported that head coach Brad Childress and WR Percy Harvin were in a "heated argument" following practice on Friday after Childress questioned the receiver's effort.

Three-and-out with Vikings play-by-play announcer Paul Allen

Posted Nov. 05, 2010 @ 4:29 p.m. ET
Pro Football Weekly asked Vikings play-by-play announcer Paul Allen three questions in the way of the Randy Moss mess.    

Moss told owner to fire Childress

Posted Nov. 05, 2010 @ 4:11 p.m. ET
Randy Moss told Vikings owner Ziggy Wilf that Brad Childress wasn't a good coach and should be fired, according to the Minneapolis Star-Tribune.

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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