Report: Vikings QB Matt Cassel to have foot surgery on Friday

Friday September 26th, 2014

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Matt Cassel is scheduled to have foot surgery on Friday after being placed on injured reserve earlier this week with broken bones in his left foot, according to's Ian Rapoport.

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Cassel suffered the injury in the second quarter of Sunday's loss to the New Orleans Saints and was replaced by rookie Teddy Bridgewater, who completed 12 of his 20 pass attempts for 150 yards.

Cassel completed 60 percent of his passes for 11 touchdowns and nine interceptions with Minnesota last season. The 32-year-old has also had stints with the New England Patriots and Kansas City Chiefs.

The Vikings host the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday.

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