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Minnesota Vikings quarterback Matt Cassel reacts after scoring on a 6-yard touchdown run during the second half against the Philadelphia Eagles Sunday in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Andy King)

Cassel, Vikings stop Eagles 48-30 without Peterson

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By Dave Campbell, AP Pro Football Writer


MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Philadelphia Eagles were soaring toward the playoffs. Matt Cassel and the Minnesota Vikings just made their flight path a bit bumpier.

Cassel passed for two touchdowns and 382 yards, the most by Minnesota since Brett Favre was in charge, and ran for another score to lead the injury-depleted Vikings to a 48-30 victory over Philadelphia on Sunday to snap a five-game winning streak by the Eagles.

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