According to the Dan Patrick Show, Mike Zimmer has announced that Matt Cassel will be the starter for the season opener at St Louis.
Cassel was the frontrunner, with many thinking Teddy Bridgewater could win the spot. Cassel is 26 of 39 for 367 yards, 2 touchdowns and 1 interception this preseason. His passer rating is 103.3. Teddy Bridgewater is 26 of 40 for 266 yards, 4 touchdowns and no interceptions with a passer rating of 117.3.