Vikings Trade Back-Up QB Matt Cassel To BuffaloThe Minnesota Vikings announced Wednesday they've agreed to the terms of a trade that would send back-up quarterback Matt Cassel to the Buffalo Bills. The Vikings will get an undisclosed draft pick from the Bills in return for Cassel.
Bridgewater Is Learning Best By Playing Says Vikings Head CoachTeddy Bridgewater has learned on the fly since taking over as the Minnesota Vikings quarterback after Matt Cassel was injured in Week 3. Head coach Mike Zimmer is happy with the progress the rookie first round draft pick has made in his 10 starts. The Vikings are 0-5 in divisional games this season. They have one game left to get Zimmer's first win against a division-rival. Linebacker Chad Greenway is one of eight finalists for the inaugural NFL's Sportsmanship Award.
Injury Report: No Problem For Patterson On Sunday Against WashingtonCordarrelle Patterson expects to be 100 percent when the Minnesota Vikings host the Washington Redskins at TCF Bank Stadium on Sunday. He is coming off his best game of the season last Sunday against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, in which he made two key first down catches in the game-tying drive in the final minute of regulation. The Vikings have eight players listed on their injury report and the Redskins have eight as well.
Minnesota Vikings Defense Looking To Turn Page On Embarrassing EffortThe Minnesota Vikings look to rebound from a bad defensive outing against the Detroit Lions on Sunday. The team wants to improve their consistency and team play. Backup defensive tackle Tom Johnson was arrested early Sunday morning. The Lions already have a plethora of ailing stars. They may not play on Sunday. The Vikings added three players to the practice squad and released McLeod Bethel-Thompson.
Team Grades: Minnesota Vikings Play Worst Game Of The Season In Green BayThe Minnesota Vikings may not have been able to play a worse Thursday in Lambeau Field against the Green Bay Packers. The surrendered the first 42 points and could only muster 10 points in garbage time in the fourth quarter. Their is very little positive things to say about the game for the Vikings.
Thursday Night Fantasy Starters: Jordy Nelson, Matt Asiata And Aaron RodgersThese two bitter rivals will lock horns at Lambeau Field tonight in a key early-season NFC North showdown.
Vikings Guard Fusco To Have Surgery MondayMinnesota Vikings right guard Brandon Fusco will need about four months to recover from his upcoming surgery for his torn pectoral muscle. Fusco says he'll have the operation Monday with a specialist in New York. He was hurt while blocking last week in the game at New Orleans.
5 Reasons Teddy Bridgewater Will Succeed With The VikingsDespite not scoring an offensive touchdown against the Saints, Teddy Bridgewater played well enough in place of the injured Matt Cassel to give Vikings fans something to be excited about for the future.
Vikings Place Cassel, Fusco On Injured ReserveThe Minnesota Vikings announced Wednesday morning that quarterback Matt Cassel and offensive lineman Brandon Fusco have been placed on injured reserve, ending their seasons.
Minnesota Vikings Turning To Rookie Teddy BridgewaterRookie quarterback Teddy Bridgewater is the starter for the Minnesota Vikings while veteran Matt Cassel is out with fractures in his foot. The first round draft pick filled in nicely for the 10-year during the team's loss to the New Orleans Saints on Sunday. It was not the ideal situation for him to make his NFL debut, but the team was pleased with his performance.
Vikings' Latest Issue: Lots Of InjuriesIn a span of 14 days, the Vikings have gone from a 1-0 start to a 1-2 record. Adrian Peterson's image has been all but wiped from the franchise, and major injuries are piling up, from their starting quarterback to their starting tight end.
Vikings Send Cassel, Rudolph To See Specialists Minnesota Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph is scheduled to see a specialist about a muscle injury that forced him out of the game at New Orleans.
Team Grades: Minnesota Vikings Put Up Fight, But Fall Short In New OrleansThe Minnesota Vikings fell to the New Orleans Saints 20-9 Sunday at the Superdome. The offense could not get into the end zone, settling for three field goals instead of getting touchdowns. The defense struggled early, but settled down and kept the team in the game. The special teams were good, with the exception of the punt return unit.
Saints Get First Win Of Season, 20-9 Over Vikings Drew Brees passed for 293 yards and two touchdowns, and the New Orleans Saints won for the first time this season, 20-9 over the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday.
Vikings QB Cassel Breaks Foot, Bridgewater In The Minnesota Vikings say starting quarterback Matt Cassel has an injured toe and that his return to Sunday's game against the New Orleans Saints is questionable.