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Minnesota Vikings quarterback Matt Cassel throws a pass in the first half of the game against the Kansas City Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium Saturday night. Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports

Vikings name starting QB for Week 1

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Matt Cassel will start the Minnesota Vikings' regular-season opener against St. Louis on Sept. 7.

FOX Sports reported Cassel was informed he is the starter Week 1 over Teddy Bridgewater, a first-round draft pick who pushed for playing time with his performance in training camp.

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