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Vikings support Christian Ponder, but coach says he must ‘suck it up’

LONDON — Minnesota Vikings quarterbacks coach Craig Johnson doesn’t agree with the fans loudly calling for a change under center, but he’s not surprised starter Christian Ponder is under fire after his inconsistent play in the team’s 0-3 start.

“I don’t feel any different now than I did before,” Johnson told USA TODAY Sports […]

The Morning After: Five Observations From The Vikings 31-30 Loss In Chicago

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By: Aj Mansour | KFAN.com @AjKFAN

Minneapolis, MN – The bitter taste of defeat. It’s an all too familiar taste here in Minnesota, especially when the Vikings play against the Bears at Soldier Field. Sunday afternoon saw the Vikings drop their 11th of their last 12 games in Chicago. […]

Zulgad: Bill Musgrave can choose to show today that Ponder is his guy

By jzulgad@1500espn.com

Only one game into the season, the Minnesota Vikings could provide a real tip as to how dedicated they are to making sure Christian Ponder remains their quarterback.

Ponder’s poor performance in a season-opening loss at Detroit last weekend was a topic of great discussion, especially since many (including the Vikings) had been […]

How many current NFL quarterbacks would you trade Adrian Peterson for?

By pmackey@1500espn.com

Adrian Peterson is the best running back in the NFL, and it’s possible he could wind up being the greatest running back in NFL history when his career is over.

The Vikings have been one of the best rushing teams in the NFL every year since Peterson was drafted, as was the expectation […]

The Morning After: Five Observations From The Vikings 34-24 Loss In Detroit

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By: Aj Mansour | KFAN.com @AjKFAN

Minneapolis, MN – Week one has come and gone for the Minnesota Vikings who fell to the Detroit Lions in their opening game by a score of 34-24. In reality, it felt more like a twenty point beat down that at the […]

Mackey: Of Christian Ponder, the modern NFL QB... and Tommy Maddox

By pmackey@1500espn.com

We are in a golden age of quarterback play in the NFL.

Quarterbacks are throwing the ball more than ever, rules cater toward keeping quarterbacks healthy, and offenses are increasingly ramping up pace of play by using the no-huddle.

In 1990, exactly one quarterback threw for 4,000 yards (Warren Moon), and one quarterback […]

Peterson plays two snaps, Vikings drop third preseason game to 49ers

Associated Press

SAN FRANCISCO — After a week of long practices as the Vikings tried to get their stagnant offense on a roll, there were considerable strides.

Christian Ponder threw a pair of touchdown passes while playing three quarters.

He connected on a 1-yard touchdown pass to Zach Line late in the first half for […]

Still Waiting…Ponder Fails To Convince Doubters In Preseason Game #2

 

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By: Aj Mansour | KFAN.com @AjKFAN

Minneapolis, MN – The first two years of Christian Ponder’s NFL career haven’t exactly followed suit with the “happily ever after” plot line that he had dreamt about growing up as a child in suburban Dallas, Texas. Two seasons that have […]