The Vikings have two interception-prone quarterbacks with two different viewpoints.
Matt Cassel, in line to be the starter, is following the lead of Alfred E. Neuman, the Mad magazine cover boy known for saying, "What, me worry?'' Cassel shrugged after throwing two interceptions Saturday night, giving him three in the past two days of practice.
"Not at all,'' Cassel said about whether he's concerned.
As for the other guy who has been throwing balls to guys wearing different-colored jerseys, he feels the opposite. Rookie Teddy Bridgewater has been picked off four times in the past three days of practice, the one he had Saturday being an ugly misfire to linebacker Chad Greenway in a goal-line drill.
"It's a huge concern,'' Bridgewater said. "Playing quarterback, you always want to take care of the football, and that's the way that you have success playing quarterback, and the guys believe in you when you're taking care of the football.''
Obviously Cassel is a veteran while Bridgewater is in his first NFL camp. Signs point to Cassel coming away with the job, but the Vikings indicated they really wanted Bridgewater to win the battle. If the Vikes struggle to put up victories at any point this season, we wouldn't be shocked to see Bridgewater. We think Bridgewater can put up low-end QB2 numbers this year, but his struggles early on could indicate he has a way to go...