Matt Cassell might have won the players over , but not the coach

Replacing the injured Christian Ponder, Cassel pushed the ball downfield for 248 yards and a pair of touchdowns. His teammates were loving it and played very hard for him.

“You could tell guys were buying into it,” said running back Adrian Peterson, per WCCO-TV, but coach Leslie Frazier swatted down the idea of a permanent switch under center.

“Our quarterback is Christian Ponder,” Frazier said after the win, per Ben Goessling of

This is not looking good for the former first round pick.

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