"It's going to be tough for (coaches), it's a good thing we have a bye week coming up," Peterson said. "I'm going to do my job, let coaches sort things out."
The Vikings have thrown plenty of support behind Ponder during his three seasons with the team, but it's impossible to ignore the positive comments draped on Cassel by his teammates.
The quarterback position in the NFL is about survival of the fittest. Cassel's no wonderboy, but he gives the Vikings a better chance to dig out of the 1-3 hole they're in. Frazier goes into the bye facing a decision that will define his time in Minnesota.