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Christian Ponder: If I played better, I wouldn’t be in this situation

By Josh Alper

No one can accuse Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder of being delusional. While the Vikings have been pushing the notion of a competition for the starting job that includes Ponder alongside Matt Cassel and first-round pick Teddy Bridgewater, Ponder has been taking fewer reps than the other two this spring. He […]

Christian Ponder yet to be cleared after concussion

By Mike Wilkening

Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder remains out of action with a concussion, head coach Leslie Frazier said Friday, according to the club. Matt Cassel will start at quarterback on Sunday at Baltimore, with Josh Freeman likely the top backup. According to Frazier, Ponder still must pass NFL-mandated concussion testing before returning, and […]

Christian Ponder tested for concussion, questionable to return

By Mike Wilkening

Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder is undergoing concussion testing after appearing to be shaken up late in the first half, the club said Sunday afternoon. Ponder is questionable to return to action against Chicago, the club said. Ponder, who was sacked three times in the first two quarters, appeared to be hurt […]

Christian Ponder optimistic he can play through shoulder pain

By Darin Gantt

After taking the majority of the snaps in yesterday’s practice, Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder said he was optimistic about his chances of hanging onto his job this week. He was held out Wednesday to rest his dislocated left shoulder, but was able to do more work Thursday, which had him hopeful. […]

Ponder: Vikings QB situation “disappointing and frustrating”

By Michael David Smith

In a matter of two weeks, Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder has gone from the unquestioned starter in Minnesota to backing up Matt Cassel while simultaneously looking over his shoulder at Josh Freeman. Ponder isn’t happy about that.

Ponder said he knows he’s not in the same situation that he used to […]