With plenty of blame to go around in the Vikings’ disappointing 0-3 start, fans are calling for a change at quarterback.
For those at Mall of America Field on Sunday afternoon, fans were heard chanting for backup quarterback Matt Cassel at various moments of the game—including the final play when quarterback Christian Ponder was sacked to end the game.
Crowd starts chanting for Matt Cassel to replace Christian Ponder at QB for Vikings.
— Vic Carucci (@viccarucci) September 22, 2013
Fans chanting for Matt Cassel to come in
— Jamal Tibbs (@jamaltibbsSKOL) September 22, 2013
You know things are bad when ….. fans are chanting for Matt Cassel.
— Lindsay Jones (@bylindsayhjones) September 22, 2013
I can hear the Matt Cassel chant all the way up in Morris
— Evan Ellingworth (@NightcrawlerEv) September 22, 2013
Ponder is reportedly on a much shorter leash than people think, but head coach Leslie Frazier said after the game that he doesn’t foresee making a switch at quarterback after he watches film from the game.