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St. Paul Pioneer Press Dec 13, 2014

Matt Cassel sees himself with Vikings again next year

The Vikings seem to have their franchise quarterback in Teddy Bridgewater, but no one knows better than Matt Cassel how quickly things can change in the NFL. It's one reason Cassel said he assumes he'll back in Minnesota next season, even as it appears he has lost the starting job after breaking his foot.

Tuesday (QB contrast: Vikings vs. Cleveland) edition: Wha' Happened?

The Browns and Vikings had similar quarterback questions going into the season after both chose rookies in the first round of the draft (Johnny Manziel and Teddy Bridgewater) while both also kept veterans who were presumed to open the season as the starters (Brian Hoyer and Matt Cassel). Hoyer and Cassel did open the season as starters. Cassel, of course, was injured early on, opening the door for Bridgewater to take over perhaps earlier than projected. We had presumed Teddy might take over after a tough six game opening stretch. Instead, he relieved Cassel in Week 3 and has started every...

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