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Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater (5) throws a pass during the second half against the Kansas City Chiefs Saturday night at Arrowhead Stadium. The Vikings won 30-12. (Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports)

Cassel secure, Bridgewater sharp in Vikings win

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By Chris Tomasson

St. Paul Pioneer Press


KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The thermometer read 97 degrees at kickoff, and still, Matt Cassel wasn’t as hot as he has been. But he still might have done enough to solidify the Vikings’ starting quarterback job.

Cassel played the first 2½ quarters Saturday night at Arrowhead Stadium and got Minnesota going in a 30-12 preseason win over the Kansas City Chiefs.

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