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Vikings name Cassel as their starting quarterback

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. --  Minnesota Vikings Quarterback Matt Cassel will be the starter come week one. 

Head coach Mike Zimmer says he will be under center for the September 7th season-opener at St. Louis.  Cassel beat out rookie Teddy Bridgewater for the job. 

The Vikings play their final preseason game on Thursday at Tennessee.