Christian Ponder may find himself as a permanent clipboard holder thanks to a rib injury suffered last week.
Albert Breer is reporting that Matt Cassel will get the start for the Vikings vs the Steelers in London.
Vikings announce Matt Cassel will start against the Steelers on Sunday at Wembley.
— Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) September 27, 2013
Head coach Leslie Frazier was adamant earlier this week that the only way Cassel would start was if Ponder’s fractured rib was too bothersome for him to be in the lineup.
The Vikings don’t want to give off the notion that Ponder lost his job to anything other than an injury.