Found February 27, 2013 on Fox Sports North:
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. The Minnesota Vikings are entering a pivotal third year for Christian Ponder and the determination of whether he has the tools to develop into a franchise quarterback. The next step of the puzzle for Minnesota: putting the proper pieces around Ponder to make a proper decision.Regardless of how the saga with leading receiver Percy Harvin unfolds this offseason, the Vikings will be looking to upgrade the wideout position. Behind Harvin -- who either wants more money heading into the final year of his rookie contract, wants out of Minnesota, wants an increased role in the offense or maybe all of the above depending on the report and the day of the week -- the Vikings have little reason to believe they can accurately judge Ponder's progress.In 2012, Michael Jenkins was second among receivers on the team with 40 catches, but he carries a 3.92 million cap hit and could be cut. Jarius Wright showed some promise in his rookie season with 22 receptions and 14.1 yards...
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