Posts Tagged ‘Christian Ponder’

OC Norv Turner Heaps Praise On Vikings QB’s

Vikings offensive coordinator Norv Turner spoke with KFAN-FM on Monday, praising his signal-calling corps of Matt Cassel, Teddy Bridgewater and Christian Ponder, Kevin Patra of NFL.com reports. “We’ve got a really, really good group,” he said, explaining that it won’t be hard to parcel out snaps in the apparent three-headed battle. “We get between 120 […]

Frazier Says Either Ponder Or Freeman Will Start Vs Dallas

Vikings coach Leslie Frazier did not announce a starting quarterback during his press conference Monday, but he eliminated one of the three quarterbacks from the running. Frazier said the decision has come down to either Josh Freeman or Christian Ponder, which leaves Matt Cassel out of the mix, Chris Miller of the Minneapolis Star Tribune […]

Preseason Week 1 – Jump to Conclusions

The first week of preseason has come and gone and already there are plenty of opinions and thoughts floating around about peoples’ favorite, or rivalry, teams. We have seen a few good and a few bad plays from around the league, including some who had injuries and others who had Fantasy Footballers begging at their […]

A New Viking Era

This is a great time – let’s just call it an era – to start paying attention to the Vikings and what changes are being made throughout the organization. This club has been stagnant for years with the same ol’, same ol’ with not much changing besides the QB position (which would be nice to […]

Ponder Had Scare After Season With Triceps

The bruised upper arm that prevented Christian Ponder from playing in the playoffs became so swollen a few weeks later that the Vikings quarterback went to a hospital emergency room, where the doctor who examined him wanted to rush him into surgery, Bob Sansavere of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports. “They were scaring me […]

Allen To Ponder: “You Have To Be THE Guy”

Vikings defensive end Jared Allen knows his team took a big step last season in making the playoffs and he knows a return trip to the postseason likely depends on the play of Christian Ponder, Kevin Cusick of the St. Paul Pioneer-Press reports. “I tell him all the time, you have to be THE guy.” […]

Ponder Out for Wild Card Playoff Game Vs Packers

The road to round two for the Vikings just got a lot tougher, as Christan Ponder will sit for tonight’s game vs the Packers due to a elbow injury. Ponder sitting means that Joe Webb, who hasn’t thrown a pass this season, will go as the starting QB. Ponder was hurt when Packers safety Morgan […]

QB Christian Ponder Limited at Vikings Practice

Vikings QB Christian Ponder was a limited participant in the Vikings’ practice on Wednesday because of a right elbow bruise he sustained when Packers safety Morgan Burnett hit him on a blitz Sunday. But coach Leslie Frazier said Ponder would get more work the rest of the week, and didn’t seem concerned the quarterback would […]

NFL Week Twelve Preview – Minnesota vs Chicago

With the status of QB Jay Cutler up in the air once again, the Bears 2012 season which had visions of the Super Bowl dancing in their heads is suddenly very much in doubt. Cutler is listed as questionable (50/50) for Sunday’s divisional game vs the Minnesota Vikings at home, and if he can’t play […]

Peterson Pushes Vikings to 6-4 with 34-24 Win Over Lions

Adrian Peterson and the Vikings are not quite ready to give up on 2012 yet, as Sunday he carried the team to a huge 34-24 win over the Detroit Lions to improve to 6-4. Peterson raced 61 yards for the game-sealing touchdown midway through the fourth quarter. He wound up the day with 171 yards […]