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Continued: Ponder, first unit see little playing time in Vikings' preseason loss

  • Article by: DAN WIEDERER , Star Tribune
  • Last update: August 10, 2013 - 8:18 AM

“There was a temptation,” Frazier said. “But then I had to remind myself of why we made the decision that we were going to go one series. We talked about it — whether it was two plays, three plays, 10 plays. We’ll have some opportunities to get our [first unit] a lot more work. But we really need to look at some other guys and find out who’s going to be able to help our football team.”

Ponder’s early exit meant an extended look at Cassel, who spread his 12 completions around to eight receivers, knocking away some rust and getting his first chance to establish his timing in a new system.

The Vikings will return to practice in Mankato on Sunday with four days of training camp to finish. Their second preseason game will be Friday night in Buffalo.





 

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