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Cassel Has Helped Jennings, Vikings Find Rhythm

Updated: 12/18/2013 4:48 PM
Created: 12/18/2013 4:46 PM KSTP.com
By: Scott Theisen

Greg Jennings and the Minnesota Vikings have been a far more productive offense with Matt Cassel at the helm.
    
The Vikings are out of playoff contention, but they've finally found a rhythm throwing the ball with Cassel effectively going deep and targeting a wider range of receivers. That starts with Jennings, who has caught all four of his touchdown passes this season from Cassel.
    
In just 4½ games with Cassel, compared to 8½ without him, Jennings has accumulated 57 percent of his yardage for the year.
    
Jennings says he'd welcome Cassel back as the starter for 2014.

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Minnesota Vikings quarterback Matt Cassel scores on a 6-yard touchdown run during the second half of an NFL football game against the Philadelphia Eagles, Sunday, Dec. 15.
Photo: AP/Andy King

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