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Minnesota Vikings' quarterback Christian Ponder throws the ball during their football practice at the Grove Hotel in Watford, England, Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013. Vikings play Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday in a NFL football game at Wembley Stadium in London. (AP Photo/Sang Tan)

Vikings: Broken rib sidelines Ponder from Steelers game in London

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The Minnesota Vikings' Twitter feed early this morning reported that Christian Ponder will miss Sunday's game in London with a fractured rib.


That means backup Matt Cassel will be the team's starting quarterback for the Noon CDT game with the Pittsburgh Steelers. Both the Vikings and Steelers are looking for their first win of the season as both squads are 0-3.

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