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Christian Ponder’s future as the Minnesota Vikings starting quarterback may have been sewn up without him even throwing a pass.
The Minnesota Vikings felt good about its chances to beat the Green Bay Packers on the road in the wild card round of the NFC playoffs. However, starting quarterback Christian Ponder could not play and Joe Webb stepped in. That didn’t go very well and the Vikings lost 24-10.
Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers showed how dangerous they can be when they’re at full strength Saturday night, overwhelming the Minnesota Vikings 24-10 in an NFC wild-card game that was never really close.
DuJuan Harris and John Kuhn had short touchdown runs, and Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers took a 17-3 lead over the Minnesota Vikings on Saturday night in their NFC wild-card playoff game.
Christian Ponder is out, and backup Joe Webb is in at quarterback for the Minnesota Vikings.
Unlike this year’s Vikings team, which won four straight to earn their playoff spot, the 2004 team limped into the post-season with an 8-8 record and a couple of regular season losses to Green Bay.
The Minnesota Vikings have listed quarterback Christian Ponder and cornerback Antoine Winfield as questionable for their playoff game on Saturday against Green Bay.
The Minnesota Vikings and Green Bay Packers go at it for third and final time this season Saturday at Lambeau Field. After splitting their two regular season matchups, the rubber match comes in the NFC wild card playoff round.
The Vikings have had a number of young players step up this season and a pair of them may play big roles on Saturday night at Lambeau Field — Jarius Wright and Marcus Sherels.
To find those with purple pride, look no further than the Vikings Locker Room at the Mall of America.
Minnesota Vikings cornerback Antoine Winfield did not practice Thursday and plans to wear a bigger cast on his broken right hand in the playoff game against Green Bay this weekend.
Saturday’s big wild card match-up has plenty on the line for the Minnesota Vikings and the Green Bay Packers — and now the mayors of those respective cities are adding their own friendly wager.
The Green Bay Packers are already planning for a rowdy game this weekend, and they’re adjusting plans to make sure safety is a priority.
The Minnesota Vikings believe they will have Antoine Winfield available for Saturday’s game against the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field. However, the swelling in his hand could be the determining factor. The Vikings appear to have everyone except linebacker Tyrone McKenzie available for the game.
The Green Bay Packers have the Minnesota Vikings right where they want them. Or do they?