CASSEL TO START ON SUNDAY 06 Dec 13

Matt Cassel will start at quarterback on Sunday as the Vikings take on the defending Super Bowl champion Ravens in Baltimore.  Christian Ponder hasn’t passed the concussion protocol and continues to have some symptoms.  Minnesota is coming off a 23-20 overtime victory over Chicago.  The Vikings are now 3-8-and-1 on the season.  The Ravens are in the playoff hunt at 6-and-6.