Originally posted on 60 Max Power O  |  Last updated 11/7/12
It’s a rough life for an NFL quarterback, being distracted by his attractive ESPN girlfriend Samantha Steele. After a hot start, Ponder has cooled down and people are pointing fingers at his relationship with such a high profile personality. Ponder scoffs at this notion and in an interview with Paul Allen on KFAN in Minneapolis, talks about his struggles and denies that his high profile relationship isn’t the cause. “She has nothing to do with it. We’ve been dating since the beginning of the season, so she had also to do with the five wins. So it has really nothing to do with anything on the football field.” “I’m a competitor, and the worst feeling in the world is to lose. I never want to feel that again and so I’m going to do everything I can this week to make a big progression. We watched on film; everything’s fixable. The whole offense can get a lot better and we can do a lot of things to get better, and we will. Everyone hates that feeling and no one wants to feel that again...
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