Tag Archives: Matt Cassel

Is Josh Freeman a Good Fit for the Vikings?

Is Josh Freeman a Good Fit for the Vikings?

For quarterback Josh Freeman, he has left his Tampa Bay Buccaneers mess behind as he quickly landed with the Minnesota Vikings for his second NFL chance. He signed a one-year, $3 million deal with them earlier this week and some would say he traded up by joining running back Adrian Peterson, the rest of the

Is It Time to Cut the Cord on the Christian Ponder Experiment?

In Week 3, it was the Cleveland Browns third-string quarterback Brian Hoyer who was the hero who broke the team’s losing streak. For the Minnesota Vikings, they snapped theirs on Sunday with backup quarterback Matt Cassel at the helm, leading his team to a much-needed win over the Pittsburgh Steelers, 34-27, and dodging the dreaded

Ranking the NFL’s 0-3 Teams

As we sit in the NFL’s Week 4, six teams are still looking for their first wins of the season. Their reasons are various for their bad play with some closer to wins than others. For these 0-3 teams, the likelihood of now making the playoffs sits at three percent. Let’s take a look at

Christian Ponder Remains Starting QB, Saints Sign TE Ben Watson

Frazier Reiterates Ponder Is Vikings Starting QB In case you were wondering if there’s going to be a quarterback controversy with the Minnesota Vikings, the answer is no. Last week the team signed former Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Matt Cassel as the new back up to starter Christian Ponder. He inked a one-year, $4 million

Cassel Lands with the Vikings, Jackson to the Atlanta Falcons

It was a busy Thursday for Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Matt Cassel. With two years remaining on his contract, the team released him. This followed Wednesday’s press conference that introduced the team’s new starting quarterback Alex Smith. The writing was on the wall for Cassel and the team had reportedly been trying to trade him.

Steelers Grind Out OT Win Against Chiefs, Roethlisberger Injured

Facing a team that had lost five games in a row, the Pittsburgh Steelers probably didn’t think Monday’s game against the Kansas City Chiefs would be so tough. It took until OT but the Steelers got win No. 6 (four in a row) by defeating the Chiefs 16-13. Without starting quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, out with

Chiefs Quinn Out For Sunday, Possibly Bears Tillman Too

After finally getting another chance as an NFL starter, Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Brady Quinn will find himself on the bench again this week thanks to a lingering concussion. Former starting quarterback Matt Cassel will start on Monday night against the Pittsburgh Steelers. Quinn was injured in the Chiefs’ Oct. 28 game against the Oakland

Quinn Undergoing Concussion Tests, Sanchez Still Starting QB

As if things couldn’t get any worse for the Kansas Chiefs at 1-6, now backup quarterback Brady Quinn is undergoing tests for a concussion. Quinn had been injured in the first quarter of Sunday’s game against the Oakland Raiders. It hasn’t been determined exactly when the injury occurred but Quinn had been sacked by Rolando McClain and was

Woodson Out with Broken Collarbone, Quinn Takes Over in KC

On Monday, news came out that Green Bay Packers veteran cornerback Charles Woodson will be out with a broken right collarbone. Jay Glazer of Fox Sports broke the news with the following tweet: “Big loss for packers. Charles Woodson broken collarbone out 6 weeks.” This isn’t the first time Woodson has suffered a broken collarbone.