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  1. Ponder prepares for cameo appearance

    Ben Goessling

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- At this time last year, Christian Ponder's preseason was over. He was firmly entrenched as the Vikings' starting quarterback headed into the beginning of the regular season, and as such, he was preparing to sit out the team's f...

    Blog | August 26, 2014
  2. Vikings help 13 schools get athletic trainers

    Ben Goessling

    MINNEAPOLIS -- Just before coach Mike Zimmer named Matt Cassel the Minnesota Vikings' starting quarterback on Monday, the team held a press conference of a different sort: the Vikings announced they've partnered with the NFL Foundation on a $50,000 g...

    Blog | August 26, 2014
  3. Safety, MLB might be Vikings' last races

    Ben Goessling

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- With Matt Cassel being named the Minnesota Vikings' starting quarterback, it would seem the team is down to two undecided starting spots -- or perhaps one that's undecided and one that just hasn't been announced yet. Coach M...

    Blog | August 25, 2014
  4. Zimmer manages QB decision correctly

    Ben Goessling

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Three months before the Minnesota Vikings drafted Teddy Bridgewater, they had constructed a climate in which Bridgewater -- or any young quarterback -- should be able to develop without the pressure of immediate expectations. ...

    Blog | August 25, 2014
  5. Matt Cassel to start at QB for Minnesota Vikings

    Ben Goessling

    The Minnesota Vikings informed players this morning that Matt Cassel will be the starting quarterback over first-round draft pick Teddy Bridgewater.

    Story | Conversation | August 25, 2014
  6. Minnesota Vikings' projected roster

    Ben Goessling

    Examining the Minnesota Vikings' roster: QUARTERBACKS (3) Matt Cassel Teddy Bridgewater Christian Ponder Vikings coach Mike Zimmer said last week he didn't think the Vikings would only carry two quarterbacks, effectively quashing the id...

    Blog | August 25, 2014
  7. Cassel looks like starter in return to KC

    Ben Goessling

    KANSAS CITY -- As he was flanked by reporters in the visitors' locker room at Arrowhead Stadium on Saturday night, peppered with questions about his time in Kansas City, Matt Cassel seemed less interested in rehashing what went wrong than nearly anyo...

    Blog | August 24, 2014
  8. No surprises among Vikings inactives

    Ben Goessling

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Hello from Arrowhead Stadium, where the Minnesota Vikings will kick off their third preseason game against the Kansas City Chiefs at 7 p.m. CDT. It's going to be a muggy night -- it's currently 95 degrees outside, and won't dip in...

    Blog | August 23, 2014
  9. W2W4: Minnesota Vikings

    Ben Goessling

    The Minnesota Vikings (2-0) and Kansas City Chiefs (1-1) meet for their third preseason game on Saturday night at Arrowhead Stadium: Final auditions at QB: We think the signs are clear that Matt Cassel will be the Vikings' starting quarterback at...

    Blog | August 23, 2014
  10. After Chiefs, Cassel turned career around

    Ben Goessling

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- The Minnesota Vikings were in the market for a veteran backup quarterback a year ago, believing they needed a steady alternative to Christian Ponder after their first playoff appearance in three years was short-circuited by a d...

    Blog | August 21, 2014
  11. Vikings Thursday practice report

    Ben Goessling

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Some observations from the Minnesota Vikings' practice Thursday afternoon: The Vikings were still without running back Adrian Peterson, who missed practice again Thursday after being gone for personal reasons Wednesday. Pet...

    Blog | August 21, 2014
  12. Vikings Tuesday practice report

    Ben Goessling

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Some observations from the Minnesota Vikings' practice on Tuesday afternoon: A day after coach Mike Zimmer hinted Josh Robinson needed to make a prompt return to the field in order to stay in competition for a roster spot, ...

    Blog | August 19, 2014
  13. Vikings likely to carry 3 QBs, Zimmer says

    Ben Goessling

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- You know that discussion we were having about Christian Ponder's future? Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer effectively put an end to it. When asked on Tuesday how many quarterbacks he would be comfortable keeping on the ro...

    Blog | August 19, 2014
  14. Norv Turner on Ponder's future, fans booing

    Ben Goessling

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- We discussed the reasons the Minnesota Vikings might have for parting with Christian Ponder, and why the return they could receive -- either in the form of trade compensation or additional flexibility on their roster -- might o...

    Blog | August 19, 2014
  15. Vikings: Cassel will start Saturday

    Ben Goessling

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Matt Cassel will start the Minnesota Vikings' preseason game on Saturday night against the Kansas City Chiefs, but coach Mike Zimmer still isn't ready to announce a decision on a starting quarterback for the Vikings' regular-se...

    Blog | August 18, 2014
  16. Vikings: Could Ponder be on the way out?

    Ben Goessling

    MINNEAPOLIS -- In time, the Minnesota Vikings' 30-28 win over the Arizona Cardinals on Saturday night -- a preseason game in which both Matt Cassel and Teddy Bridgewater played a full half, and each fashioned a passer rating better than 125 -- could ...

    Blog | August 18, 2014