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Source: Vikings' Matt Cassel will Void his Contract

Updated: 02/05/2014 8:25 AM
Created: 02/05/2014 6:54 AM KSTP.com
By: Jennie Olson

Minnesota Vikings Quarterback Matt Cassel has decided to void his contract for the 2014 season, a source with direct knowledge said in an email to KSTP.

Cassel has until Friday to void his contract, in which case he will become a free agent. There's still a possibility he can re-sign with the Vikings with different terms on the contract.

Cassel signed a two-year deal with the Vikings before the 2013 season to serve as Christian Ponder's back-up. He was set to make $3.7 million next year.

Stay with KSTP.com as we work to bring you more details.

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, 2013, in Minneapolis.
Photo: AP/Andy King

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