Vikings Name Matt Cassel as Week 1 Starting Quarterback
The biggest question on the Minnesota Vikings depth chart has been answered. Coach Zimmer told the team this morning that veteran quarterback Matt Cassel will get the start week 1 against the St. Louis Rams over rookie Teddy Bridgewater.
NFL insider Jay Glazer broke the news this morning on Twitter
While Cassel will be handed the reigns to start the season, fans will likely be chomping at the bit for the first opportunity to see Bridgewater supplant Cassel as the starter. After proving a fan favorite at training camp and through the preseason to date, if Cassel falters early, fans will likely call quickly for the former Louisville standout to appear under center.