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Vikings quarterback Matt Cassel undergoes foot surgery

By Chris Tomasson ctomasson@pioneerpress.com Matt Cassel’s rehabilitation is about to begin. The Vikings quarterback had surgery Friday to repair fractured bones suffered in his left foot. Cassel, hurt last Sunday at New Orleans, was put Wednesday on season-ending injured reserve. Vikings coach Mike Zimmer on Friday afternoon confirmed Cassel's surgery, but said he hadn't received a report yet on how it went. It remains to be seen if Cassel will play again for Minnesota. With rookie Teddy Bridgewater taking over as the starter, Cassel might only be brought back with the understanding it...
St. Paul Pioneer Press Sep 24, 2014
Vikings' Matt Cassel 'devastated' by season-ending injury

Vikings' Matt Cassel 'devastated' by season-ending injury

Matt Cassel's shattered left foot was encased in a hard plastic boot Wednesday when the quarterback hobbled on crutches into the Vikings locker room with a matching mood.

Cassel 'devastated' injury ended his season so soon

Vikings quarterback Matt Cassel, who was placed on injured reserve this morning with a broken foot, says he is “devastated” that his season has ended so soon. He said he had high hopes for this Vikings team and for himself, but just three weeks into the season, he has been lost for the rest of it. “It’s disappointing professionally and personally,” Cassel said. “You work so hard in the offseason to give yourself an opportunity to go out there and play, and then to have it happen this early in the season — especially with the belief that I have in this team, the thoughts of going...
FFToday Sep 24, 2014

Vikings place QB Matt Cassel on IR

Rookie QB to start against Faclons The Teddy Bridgewater era appears to have officially begun in Minnesota. The Minnesota Vikings placed Matt Cassel on injured reserve Wednesday morning, three days after the quarterback broke several bones in his left foot on Sunday against the New Orleans Saints. (ESPN) FF Today's Take: Bridgewater will make his first NFL start this week against the Falcons. Without Adrian Peterson and Kyle Rudolph it's hard to get excited about Bridgewater's fantasy prospects. He does offer some mobility, rushing for 27 yards on six carries last week....

Vikings place Matt Cassel, Brandon Fusco on IR

The Vikings announced they’ve placed quarterback Matt Cassel and right guard Brandon Fusco on injured reserve Wednesday. Both suffered injuries during the 20-9 loss to the Saints on Sunday. Cassel fractured several bones in his left foot during the second quarter, while Fusco hurt his pectoral muscle in the second half. The Vikings signed tight end Chase Ford and rookie offensive lineman Austin Wentworth from the practice squad as corresponding moves. They also signed quarterback McLeod Bethel-Thompson and tight end Ryan Otten to the practice squad. With Cassel’s injury, it will be rookie...
St. Paul Pioneer Press Sep 24, 2014
Vikings: Matt Cassel, Brandon Fusco put on season-ending injured list

Vikings: Matt Cassel, Brandon Fusco put on season-ending injured list

The season is over for Vikings quarterback Matt Cassel and guard Brandon Fusco.

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