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Vikings' Peterson to Sit, Cassel to Start Saturday

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Vikings' Peterson to Sit, Cassel to Start Saturday

August 14, 2014 Updated Aug 14, 2014 at 10:25 PM CDT

Mankato, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- Minnesota Vikings first-year head coach Mike Zimmer won't play running back Adrian Peterson on Saturday night but announced quarterback Matt Cassel could play the entire first half against Arizona in the preseason game.

Cassel is battling for the No. 1 QB spot against rookie and first-round draft pick Teddy Bridgewater.

The Vikings (1-0) and Cardinals kickoff at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday night.

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