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.
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.
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.
Brady And Cassel Square Off For 1st TimeTom 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.
Vikings Are Ready To Tackle The RamsAfter 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.
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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.
Rookie QBs May Start As Vikings, Titans Finish UpJake 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.