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Spotlight On Christian Ponder As Vikes’ Camp Closes

As training camp closes down for the Minnesota Vikings, the team has once again bought into the abilities of their third-year quarterback Christian Ponder. So, the team is his to command – for now.

08/14/2013

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Ponder Still Under Pressure, Beginning Season 3

The scrutiny Christian Ponder endured last season could pale next to what he’ll encounter this year as Minnesota’s quarterback.

07/31/2013

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Nelson Back For Gophers With Confidence, Competition

When Minnesota took Philip Nelson’s redshirt off at midseason, Gophers fans howled about the potential waste of a year of eligibility for a well-regarded recruit. The upside to his earlier-than-expected experience is the extra confidence he can take into his sophomore year.

07/30/2013

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Webb’s Last Chance With Vikings Will Be At WR

The Minnesota Vikings have tried unsuccessfully to turn Joe Webb’s elite athleticism into reliable NFL productivity and time is running out. Entering the fourth and final year of his rookie contract, Webb’s last chance to be part of the team’s future has arrived as a wide receiver.

05/30/2013

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Vikings Land QB Cassel, Talk With WR Jennings

A person with knowledge of the deal says the Minnesota Vikings have agreed to terms with quarterback Matt Cassel.

03/14/2013

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Vikings’ Finish May Have Solidified Ponder’s Role

Christian Ponder’s future as the Minnesota Vikings starting quarterback may have been sewn up without him even throwing a pass.

01/06/2013

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Frazier Sticking With Ponder As Vikings QB

The only passes from Christian Ponder that didn’t sail over a receiver’s head or bounce harmlessly out of bounds seemed to land in the arms of a Green Bay defender just as the Minnesota Vikings were approaching the end zone.

12/03/2012

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Packers Looking For Ways To Keep Rodgers Upright

For a guy who does his best work in the air, Aaron Rodgers is spending way too much time on the ground.

11/29/2012

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Vikings GM Has ‘100 Percent Belief’ In QB Ponder

Minnesota Vikings general manager Rick Spielman is giving quarterback Christian Ponder a big vote of confidence.

11/14/2012

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Michigan Expects Robinson To Play At Minnesota

Michigan coach Brady Hoke says quarterback Denard Robinson should be healthy enough to play against Minnesota.

10/29/2012

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Vikings To Face Cardinals’ Backup QB

Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kevin Kolb has rib cartilage damage and will be sidelined, in the team’s words, “an unspecified period of time.”

10/16/2012

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QB, WR Forge Friendship On & Off The Field

At Minneapolis Patrick Henry, a quarterback-wide receiver combination has been formed through friendship.

10/12/2012

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Christian Ponder Opens Up About Second Year

One key to the Vikings offense has been the steady play of quarterback Christian Ponder.

10/07/2012

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Vikings Will Face Titans QB Hasselbeck, Not Locker

Coach Mike Munchak says veteran Matt Hasselbeck will be the starting quarterback Sunday when the Titans visit Minnesota.

10/03/2012

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Ponder: ‘One Thing We’re Lacking Is Big Plays’

Christian Ponder is showing signs of improvement in his first full season as a starter for the Minnesota Vikings. None of those signs is bigger than his league-leading 75.8 completion percentage.

09/19/2012

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