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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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Percy Harvin of the Minnesota Vikings is making a nickname for himself as “Starvin’ Harvin”, because he’s asking for such a high contract you’d think he wasn’t getting anything to eat his entire career. Harvin wants a 12 million dollars a year plus contract, but what makes it even worse than the fact that he isn’t worth that price tag.
Is that there have been a lot...
Boy, you know it's award season when Christian Ponder shows up on a red carpet with a suit on!
Well, actually this was from a couple of weeks ago, but the point still stands. Christian Ponder and his wife Samantha Ponder hit an ESPN red carpet event recently where they talked about married life, love, football, and POWER COUPLES! The video (seen below) is attached to an article...
NFL analyst Brian Billick knows a little about the quarterback position. He won a Super Bowl with quite possibly the worst quarterback in SB history in Trent Dilfer.
However, before that Billick was the offensive coordinator for the Minnesota Vikings, including the record breaking offense in 1998. He understands the variance of calling plays to protect a quarterback, and the...
It's easy to forget how informal yardage measurements are in the National Football League. After all, there's no such thing as gaining half a yard. It's either an eight-yard run or a nine-yard run. With that in mind, a very clever gentleman named Jeremy Scheff calculated the margin for error under those circumstances in order to determine the odds that Adrian Peterson...
How does Donovan McNabb roll when he’s throwing up the iron at the gym? The guy rocks the workout gloves, according to gym stalker @devodrama23. That’s just how serious Donovan is about his gym routine. He’s not the type of loser who rolls in and isn’t focused about getting ripped.
You know who else wears workout gloves?
What’s really going on with McNabb? Another...
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson says he'll follow up his 2012 MVP award by not only breaking the single-season NFL rushing mark but shattering it with 2,500 yards.
So what does Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson plan to do? Apparently run for more than Peterson, whatever number he puts up.
Appearing on ESPN's "NFL Live,...
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe offered his outspoken support of Baltimore Ravens linebacker Brendon Ayanbadejo as they became two of the more prominent athletes to speak up for same-sex marriage rights. Now the players are joining forces and helping push the cause to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Kluwes and Ayanbadejos names were part of an amicus curiae brief...
Last Friday, former Minnesota Vikings center Matt Birk announced he was quitting the NFL. After 15 long seasons playing the game he loved, the 36-year-old football player left his current teammates in the middle of his contract, after reaching and winning a Super Bowl, and leaving the cornerstone of their offensive line in the hands of a fourth found pick out of the University of...
Vikings punter Chris Kluwe and Ravens linebacker Brendon Ayanbadejo have combined their collective forces once again in support of gay marriage, and this time they’re moving way up the political ladder.
Back in September of 2011, Maryland state delegate Emmett C. Burns penned a letter to Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti, basically asking him to quiet his players — namely Ayanbadejo...
Tennessee running back proposed this week that he would A) out rush league MVP Adrian Peterson this season and B) take a run at the all time rushing record held by Eric Dickerson. Maybe, it’s possible but the numbers need bearing out before it can be given any credibility whatsoever. The all time record, held [...]