Found September 17, 2013 on The Rhino and Compass:
Good morning! Tonight is the exhibition opener for the Wild. It’s getting closer! We will have a full round up on the game from Katie DeSmet tonight. The support for Tim Tebow to the Jaguars is underwhelming. In other news, Vikings fans will take anyone but Christian Ponder. Never mind the terrible defense. Kevin Ware, he who snapped his leg in half during the NCAA Tournament, is dunking again.  SCOREBOARD MLB Chicago 12, Minnesota 1 – You know, I don’t think Liam Hendriks is going to cut it as a professional baseball player

GIF: Christian Ponder lays truck stick on Lance Briggs

Tweet Christian Ponder gets a lot of flak (deservedly) for his inept play as the starting quarterback for the Minnesota Vikings. After all, he does already have a pick-six against him today. However, Ponder also did his best impersonation of his teammate, Adrian Peterson, while playing the Chicago Bears this afternoon when he did this […]

Ponder's status in doubt vs. Steelers

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder is questionable for Sunday's NFL game in London against the Pittsburgh Steelers because of a rib injury. Vikings coach Leslie Frazier says Wednesday's practice will ''be a big signal in what direction we'll have to go.'' Backup quarterback Matt Cassell is ready to step in if Ponder is ruled out. Ponder...

Vikings need Ponder to build on decent half

(Eds: APNewsNow. Will be updated. With AP Photos.) By DAVE CAMPBELL AP Pro Football Writer Christian Ponder has a lot more to prove if the Minnesota Vikings are going to commit to him as their quarterback beyond this year. Ponder's performance in Chicago following a costly interception was strong enough for him to keep getting the chance to show he can be a capable starter....

Vikings fan takes dislike of Ponder to President Obama

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Minnesota Vikings' fans are fed up with quarterback Christian Ponder after two years as Minnesota's quarterback. One fan is taking his issues with Ponder to a higher authority: President Barack Obama. A petition was started on the White House website to remove Ponder as the Vikings' quarterback "by executive order." The petition reads...

Chicago Linebacker Lance Briggs Embarrassed by Minnesota QB Christian Ponder

Whenever you talk about hits between quarterbacks and linebackers folks immediately assume that its going to be the linebacker laying some wood on the QB. Normally, that would be the case--but not in the Minnesota/Chicago game Sunday. Vikings QB Christian Ponder was scrambling up the sideline when Bears linebacker Lance Briggs tried to help the Minnesota signal caller get out...

Frazier encouraged with Ponder's demeanor last week

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Coach Leslie Frazier wanted to get an idea of the resiliency of Minnesota Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder on Sunday and approached his third-year starter on the sideline after Ponder had thrown an interception returned for a touchdown. Frazier talked to Ponder. He looked in his eyes. Frazier believed Ponder was ready to overcome the momentum-killing interception...

Christian Ponder obliderated Lance Briggs (GIF)

Defensive players always look to take a shot at the quarterback following an interception.  So when a quarterback is able to deliver a blow (not that kind of blow, Jeff Garcia, ya weirdo), I’m all for seeing a defender get punished. On Sunday, Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder found himself in a position to lay the lumber on Bears linebacker Lance Briggs.  And boy, was the...

GIF: Christian Ponder lowers the boom, trucks Lance Briggs

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder decides to go full-Hulk, trucking Chicago Bears star Lance Briggs.

Bears Tim Jennings Pick 6 on Christian Ponder (Video)

Right after that Bears INT in the endzone, Christian Ponder had his chance to drive the Vikings down to take advantage. That didn’t work out so well as he threw a pick 6 to Tim Jennings. Josh Freeman on line 1?

Christian Ponder reportedly on a short leash

According to Jay Glazer of FOX Sports,  Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder is on a short leash after committing four turnovers in week one. Even though the Vikings lost by one point to the Bears on Sunday,  Ponder threw one touchdown and one interception.  It looks like his job is safe for now.   Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Christian Ponder...

Report: Ponder on short leash for Vikings; could Cassel get nod?

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder turned the ball over four times in a Week 1 loss to the Detroit Lions. Despite a playoff appearance last season Ponder can't afford many more games like that if he wants to keep his job. Ponder is on a "much shorter leach" than anyone realizes" Fox Sports' Jay Glazer reported Sunday before the Vikings' game...

PJD's Game Two Recap: Vikings Gonna Vike

Has There Ever Been a More "Vikings Game" Vikings Game? OK, so we all just suffered through a stupid Vikings game on Sunday afternoon. The Vikings lost to the Bears 31-30, and it was pretty embarrassing. But ask yourself WHY it was embarrassing. I mean, we all knew the Vikings were going to lose the game, right? Did ANYONE legitimately pick them to win going in to it...
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