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Team Grades: Minnesota Vikings Lay Egg In Home Opener

The Minnesota Vikings were blown out by the New England Patriots 30-7 Sunday in the team’s home opener at TCF Bank Stadium. The Vikings scored first, but surrendered 30 straight points to lose. There is nothing positive to say about the game. Every aspect of the game was bad for the Vikings.

09/15/2014

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Brady, Patriots Bounce Back To Beat Vikings 30-7

The New England Patriots took full advantage of Adrian Peterson’s absence, though he might not have made much of a difference. Six sacks, four interceptions from Matt Cassel and a blocked field goal for a touchdown doomed the Minnesota Vikings Sunday, as the Patriots breezed to a 30-7 win, coach Bill Belichick’s 200th.

09/14/2014

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PODCAST PAGE: The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee 9-11-14

Listen to comedian David Spade and other highlights from Thursday’s show by clicking the link above!

09/11/2014

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Brady And Cassel Square Off For 1st Time

Tom Brady and Matt Cassel have been close friends for going on 10 years now. When the Patriots visit Minnesota on Sunday, the two quarterbacks will face each other on the field for the first time. Brady and Cassel developed that friendship during Cassel’s first four seasons in the league with the Patriots.

09/10/2014

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Minnesota Vikings Good All Around In Rout Of St. Louis

The Minnesota Vikings posted a dominant performance in their season opening 34-6 victory over the St. Louis Rams Sunday the Edward Jones Dome. The Vikings made very few mistakes and limited the Rams’ stars. Cordarrelle Patterson ran the ball for over 100 yards on three carries and the defense tallied five sacks and two interceptions.

09/08/2014

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Vikings Are Ready To Tackle The Rams

After a slew of camps, mini camp, training camp, winter park camp, the Minnesota Vikings are finally about to play a regular season football game when they take on the St. Louis Rams Sunday.

09/06/2014

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5 Reasons The Vikings Will Beat The Rams Sunday

There’s plenty of excitement this week as the NFL season kicks off Thursday night with Seattle facing Green Bay. Most teams get started on Sunday, and that includes the Minnesota Vikings as they head to […]

09/04/2014

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Does Matt Cassel Have What It Takes To Lead?

The greatest friend to a new head football coach is a good quarterback. Does Mike Zimmer have one in Matt Cassel?

09/03/2014

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Bridgewater Starts As Vikings Beat Titans 19-3

Letting the rookie quarterbacks play and keeping the starters on the sideline may have been the best decisions Vikings coach Mike Zimmer and Titans coach Ken Whisenhunt made all night.

08/28/2014

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Rookie QBs May Start As Vikings, Titans Finish Up

Jake Locker and Matt Cassel might never leave the sidelines Thursday night with a pair of rookie quarterbacks possibly getting the chance to start. The Titans and Minnesota Vikings are just trying to wrap up the preseason safely, so they can turn their attention to the start of the regular season on Sept. 7.

08/27/2014

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PODCAST: Minnesota State Fair 8-26-14 The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee

Tuesday Podcast from the Minnesota State Fair! Click the link above to listen back!

08/26/2014

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Zimmer Names Matt Cassel As Vikings Starting QB

Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer has named veteran Matt Cassel as the team’s starting quarterback for the season opener against the St. Louis Rams. Zimmer made the announcement Monday, though it has long been known that Cassel has been the choice over rookie Teddy Bridgewater.

08/25/2014

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Cassel Leads Vikings To 30-12 Win Over Kansas City

Matt Cassel made a winning return to Arrowhead Stadium, even if it was just a preseason game. The quarterback who was booed, benched and eventually released two years ago by the Chiefs, threw for 152 yards and a touchdown Saturday night, leading the Minnesota Vikings to a 30-12 win over a scuffling Kansas City team dealing with a rash of injuries and suspensions.

08/23/2014

LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 29: Quarterback Matt Cassel #16 of the Minnesota Vikings throws the ball during the NFL International Series game between Pittsburgh Steelers and Minnesota Vikings at Wembley Stadium on September 29, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)

Cassel Returns To Kansas City As QB Of Vikings

The last time Matt Cassel stepped inside Arrowhead Stadium, banners were flying overhead for him to be benched. He had been booed at a recent celebrity softball game and become a scapegoat for an entire organization during hard ti

08/22/2014

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Cassel Looks For More Time With Vikings Offense

Matt Cassel is itching for preseason playing time as he tries to master the intricacies of new offensive coordinator Norv Turner’s system with the Minnesota Vikings. Carson Palmer knows just how Cassel feels, and the comfort of being in his second year with Arizona Cardinals coach Bruce Arians means the veteran quarterback likely will watch most of the game Saturday night from the sideline.

08/15/2014

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