Originally written on Larry Brown Sports  |  Last updated 10/20/14
Minnesota Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder has not played well over the last several games. After a hot start to the season in which he led the Vikings to a 4-2 record and threw eight touchdowns and only four interceptions in six games, Ponder has struggled over the last three weeks. He was particularly bad in a loss to the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday. Ponder was an abysmal 11-for-22 passing for 63 yards, no touchdowns and one interception in Seattle. The Vikings lost their second straight game and third in their last four, and as a result Ponder said he would not be surprised to hear some boos when returning home to Minnesota. “It’s happened already before,” he said according to ESPN 1500. “It comes with the territory. And I don’t blame them. Obviously, we’re not — I’m not putting a product out on the field that they want to watch.” Defensive end Jared Allen agreed, calling the Vikings’ recent performance “embarrassing.” Even in their one win in the last four weeks — a 21-14 vict
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  • Ponder deserves the bench. Anytime your pro QB can't pass for more than 100 yds in a game you're doomed....he's done it twice this season. Can you say "backsliding"? He is horrible to watch.
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  • Time to get a new QB, Ponder is flat and can't pass to his right side. The Vikes as a team looks uninspired in the 2nd half.
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