Vikings place Matt Cassel, Brandon Fusco on injured reserve

The Minnesota Vikings shut down quarterback Matt Cassel and offensive guard Brandon Fusco for the season, placing both starters on injured reserve.

Cassel has a broken foot. Now, rookie Teddy Bridgewater will quarterback the Vikings.

The Vikings replaced them on the roster by signing tight end Chase Ford and offensive lineman Austin Wentworth to the active roster from the practice squad.

The Vikings signed quarterback McLeod Bethel-Thompson and tight end Ryan Otten to the practice squad.

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Aaron Wilson covers the Ravens for The Baltimore Sun

Aaron Wilson
Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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