Christian Ponder

Bears Rout Vikings; Ponder Plays
The Vikings lost 39-10 at Chicago Sunday night to fall to 1-5 on the season. Devin Hester made a pair of big plays for the Bears. He had a 48-yard touchdown reception in the first quarter and added a 98-yard kickoff return touchdown in the 2nd half. Jay Cutler threw for 267 yards and 2 touchdowns…
Ponder or Webb, Not McNabb
Viking head coach Leslie Frazier is staying with Donavan McNabb but for how long? I say it's time to go with the rookie, Christian Ponder or 2nd year man Joe Webb. McNabb is completing just 58% of his passes and is averaging just 158 yards passing per game. An inexperienced quarterback could do…
Vikings Sign Greenway To Extension; Ponder Is #2
The Vikings have signed linebacker Chad Greenway to a 5-year contract extension worth $41 Million with $20 Million guaranteed. Greenway has led the Vikings in tackles each of the last 3 seasons. He was scheduled to make $10.1 Million this season after the Vikings used the franchise tag on him.
Vikings Win Final Preseason Game
The Vikings closed the preseason Thursday night with a 28-0 win over the Houston Texans at Mall of America Field. Rookie Christian Ponder got the start at quarterback and was 10-16 passing for 83 yards and a touchdown. He also ran for 61 yards on 8 attempts. Joe Webb played the 2nd half and was 5…
Vikings To Start Ponder Thursday
The Vikings announced Monday that rookie Christian Ponder will get the start at quarterback Thursday night in their final preseason game against Houston. Kickoff Thursday night at 7pm, pregame on WJON at 6:00. Ponder will likely play the first half with Joe Webb playing the 2nd half. The two play…
Vikings Sign Draft Picks; Start Training Camp Today
The Vikings signed the remaining unsigned draft picks including first round quarterback Christian Ponder Sunday. Ponder was taken with the 12 overall pick in the April NFL draft and is expected to begin the season as the backup quarterback to veteran Donavan McNabb. Ponder will be at camp today wh…
Ponder and Rudolph Developing Chemistry
Vikings rookies Christian Ponder and Kyle Rudolph have worked out together since they were drafted in Florida and now in Minnesota as part of Larry Fitzgerald's organized offseason workouts. Ponder was throwing passes to Viking receiver Jaymar Johnson and Rudolph this season and Ponder has bee…
Ponder Organizes Workouts For Vikings
Viking rookie quarterback Christian Ponder organized informal workouts for some Viking players. Ponder and quarterback Joe Webb worked out at a Florida football academy Tuesday with receivers Sidney Rice, Emaunel Arceneaux, Percy Harvin and tight ends Visanthe Shiancoe and Kyle Rudolph. Players ar…

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