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Minnesota Vikings quarterback Matt Cassel throws a pass in the first half of the game against the Kansas City Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium Saturday night. Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports

Vikings name starting QB for Week 1

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MINNEAPOLIS — Matt Cassel will start regular-season opener In an expected move, FOX Sports reported Monday morning that Vikings players have been informed Matt Cassel will start at quarterback to open the regular season.


Cassel has been battling rookie Teddy Bridgewater for the starting job. It’s expected Vikings coach Mike Zimmer will make the move official at a press conference late Monday morning.

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