Vikings sticking with Matt Cassel

There were a lot of calls from the stands for Teddy Bridgewater as the Vikings went down in a 30-7 home loss to the Patriots, but coach Mike Zimmer won’t be giving into them.

The Minnesota Vikings are sticking with quarterback Matt Cassel despite four interceptions against the New England Patriots. For now.

Vikings coach Mike Zimmer says he's not planning a change under center or inserting rookie Teddy Bridgewater.

“I’m going to hold the quarterback position just like every position here to the same standard, and I also said I wasn’t going to have a quick hook,” Zimmer said. “Matt needs to play better. It’s pretty obvious he needs to play better. We all need to play better. I need to coach better.”

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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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