Vikings player is leaking information about team's QB situation to media
Edward Snowden, eat your heart out.
Leaking information about secret government surveillance? That's child's play compared to what one courageous Viking is doing.
Though coach Frazier and company are keeping their lips sealed publicly about who's gonna start at QB for the Purple on Sunday, USA Today apparently has a mole inside the locker room.
This nugget was contained in a report written today by Tom Pelissero, a USA Today NFL reporter who used to cover the Vikings locally:
Matt Cassel took the first-team reps in [today's] walkthrough, a Vikings player told USA TODAY Sports on condition of anonymity because he wasn't authorized to discuss the subject.
Dastardly! On the record, here's what Frazier was saying today:
No decision on QB situation today, Frazier says; still needs to see Ponder and Cassel in practice.
-- Ben Goessling (@GoesslingESPN) October 9, 2013
One thing does seem clear: New acquisition Josh Freeman won't see any game action until the Vikings' Monday night tilt on the road against the New York Giants on October 21, at the earliest.
Since Vikings officials take themselves so seriously, we don't doubt Rick Spielman wishes a round of waterboarding or two upon whichever player is responsible for violating the organization's code of silence.
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