Pats backup QB Garoppolo helps defense prepare for Wilson
to me in practice. It's paying off,''' he said. Previous quarterbacks who ran the Patriots' scout team were Matt Cassel , Brian Hoyer and Ryan Mallett. All moved on to other teams. But when the Patriots took Garoppolo so early in the
Spielman: Zimmer has Vikings 'heading in right direction'
During the season, Zimmer dealt with the fallout from losing Peterson to off-field issues to losing quarterback Matt Cassel to a season-ending injury and having Bridgewater thrust into the starting role earlier than expected. The Vikings
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tweeted. "I bring up Schroeder because he had a very small sample size and ended up as (a third-round) pick. Matt Cassel never played and (the Patriots ) took him as a seventh-round flyer." The NFL's early-entry deadline is Jan
Ponder knows four-year roller-coaster ride with Vikings coming to end
started 36 games in four seasons for Minnesota. But he lost his starting job for good late in the 2013 season when Matt Cassel took over. The Vikings then addressed the position in the first round again in the 2014 draft, selecting Teddy Bridgewater
Vikings season report card: Defense and coaching
three starters out at one time. Right guard Brandon Fusco was lost for the season in Week 3, along with quarterback Matt Cassel who started the season over Bridgewater. Tight end Kyle Rudolph missed a large portion of the season and the team received
Vikings season report card: Offense and special teams
Minnesota would score 10 points or less in four of the next five games. Making matters worse, veteran quarterback Matt Cassel was lost to the season with a foot injury. Right guard Brandon Fusco joined Cassel on injured reserve. Tight end Kyle
How Far Can the Vikings Go With Matt Cassell as the Starter?
How Far Can the Vikings Go With Matt Cassell as the Starter? AUG 26, 12:36 am With Matt Cassel as their starter, how far can the Vikings go? Donovan McNabb, Joel Klatt, Petros Papadakis and Clay Travis take a closer look
Matt Cassel to start for Vikings in season finale
starter instead of taking a look at either of the younger quarterbacks on the roster. Coach Leslie Frazier said Monday Matt Cassel would start in the season finale on Sunday at the Metrodome against the Detroit Lions. The depth chart will remain
Vikings' offense 'well-oiled machine' under Matt Cassel
MINNEAPOLIS -- Matt Cassel stopped his backpedal, looked ahead and saw the Philadelphia Eagles' defense part down the middle the same the Minnesota Vikings
Vikings tab Cassel to start
Hear from Vikings coach Mike Zimmer on selecting Matt Cassel to start.