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Cassel Returns to Kansas City as QB of Vikings

Updated: 08/23/2014 8:07 PM
Created: 08/23/2014 6:19 PM KSTP.com

The last time Matt Cassel stepped inside Arrowhead Stadium, banners were flying overhead for him to be benched. He had been booed at a recent celebrity softball game and become a scapegoat for an entire organization during hard times.

Now, two years later, the former Chiefs quarterback has the inside track on the starting job for the Minnesota Vikings, who are visiting Kansas City for a preseason game.

Track the score here.

Both teams are expected to play their starters into the third quarter.

The Vikings and Chiefs may be using their third preseason game as a dress rehearsal for the regular season, but there will be plenty of star power sitting it out. Adrian Peterson, Jamaal Charles, Dwayne Bowe and Eric Berry are among those who are not expected to play.

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