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Mackey: We, as Vikings followers, have become quarterback masochists

By pmackey@1500espn.com

I’m convinced our recent quarterback famine here in Minnesota has led us all to become football masochists.

We see Christian Ponder throw for 233 yards and a touchdown in a Week 12 game against Green Bay and we say, “Hey! That was pretty good! We want more of that!” We see Matt Cassel outperforming Ponder and say, “See? Look what this offense can do with Cassel at the helm!”

Meanwhile, 16 quarterbacks threw for more yards than Ponder that week. Nine threw multiple touchdowns with no interceptions. And, meanwhile, 23 quarterbacks have a higher passer rating than Cassel…

Source: 1500 ESPN Sportswire

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