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Christian Ponder has been outplayed by other younger quarterbacks, but Leslie Frazier said he isn’t ready to “throw in the towel” on Ponder’s development. The quarterback, meanwhile, said he hasn’t lost confidence, even though he is making “pretty dumb” mistakes.
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EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Everyone around the Minnesota Vikings was holding out hope that injured receiver Percy Harvin would be able to return this season, but coach Leslie Frazier said Thursday that Harvin had just not made enough progress and needed to be shut down.
Harvin, who sprained his ankle Nov. 4, was placed on injured reserve on Wednesday evening, ending his season with 61...
Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Percy Harvin was placed on season-ending injured reserve Wednesday. Harvin was sidelined Sunday for a third straight game because of a sprained left ankle. The attention will quickly shift in Minnesota on how the Vikings can retain their most electric receiver. Harvin has not been happy that the Vikings didn't address his contract and considered...
Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Percy Harvin may have been
attempting to recover from a more significant ankle injury than initially
believed, reports Tom Pelissero of 1500 ESPN, who says the dynamic playmaker
suffered a Grade 3 sprain of his left ankle, meaning there was a complete
ligament tear involved.
The Minnesota Vikings' top receiver suffered a Grade 3
Minnesota Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder is engaged to ESPN reporter Samantha Steele, Sports Illustrated's Richard Deitsch reported on Tuesday.
ESPN's Samantha Steele, reportedly engaged to Minnesota Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder.
Ponder confirmed in October that the two were dating.
"I'm proud of the relationship," Ponder said at the time...
Yet another player has be suspended four games by the league for violating the NFL's policy on performance enhancing substances. After playing in last night's victory over the New York Giants, Washington Redksins cornerback Cedric Griffin learned that he will suspended for four games for taking a banned substance.
Gov. Mark Dayton on Thursday downplayed the sluggish start of a statewide gambling initiative being counted on to help fund the new Minnesota Vikings stadium, saying doesn't plan to redo the financing package during the upcoming legislative session.
Dayton told reporters the early revenue projections are worth watching but shouldn't cause alarm about the merits of the electronic...
We've been fooled, every last one of us.
Ever since the Vikings drafted "Christian Ponder" and let former Minnesota Vikings starting quarterback, Tarvaris Jackson, walk in free agency to sign with Seattle, we haven't seen any type of improvement in quarterback play. You would think we would, or at the very least that we would notice some type of differences...
The Vikings didn’t take advantage of the Bears’ makeshift offensive line in the first meeting, but Everson Griffen is hoping they can change that Sunday.
Adrian Peterson wants to win a couple championships, but the Vikings haven’t even had a winning season since 2009. He is applying his mantra to running the ball to his career goals: patience. Still, as he eyes the 2,000-yard mark for the season, his goals extend beyond the yardage numbers.
Minnesota Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder is scoring both on and off the field. The second-year signal-caller from FSU is engaged to ESPN reporter Samantha Steele.
Sports Illustrated’s Richard Deitsch confirmed it on Twitter
“Spoke to ESPN’s @Samantha_Steele today. She confirms she is engaged to @VikingsFootball quarterback Christian Ponder,” Deitch tweeted.
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Leslie Frazier stood at a podium Monday, taking repeated questions from the media regarding Minnesota Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder and Frazier's resolute stance that Ponder is, and will be, Minnesota's starter.
Before standing up and explaining his and the team's position on Ponder, Frazier had already thought long and hard about a vastly...
The Vikings’ dependence on Percy Harvin was evident before and after his injury. The playing percentages and production before and after his injury show there was only one beneficiary in his absence.
Vikings coach Leslie Frazier is in too deep now to turn his back on Christian Ponder.
Frazier has defended his quarterback all season, even as Ponder's struggles have become common. On Sunday, Ponder threw two killer interceptions deep in Green Bay Packers territory, the defining plays in a 23-14 loss that considerably dimmed Minnesota's playoff hopes.