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Matt Cassel to Start Sunday for the Vikings

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Christian Ponder will not play against the Pittsburgh Steelers in London on Sunday.

The Minnesota Vikings announced Friday morning Matt Cassel will get the start and McLeod Bethel-Thompson will be his backup.

There has been speculation all week a move could be made after it was announced Ponder suffered a rib injury during the week 3 loss to Cleveland.

Vikings Head Coach Leslie Frazier said Friday that Ponder has a broken rib, and there is no timetable for his return.
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