Originally written on Fox Sports North  |  Last updated 11/18/14
MAPLE GROVE, Minn. Minnesota Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder's rookie season was a full of inconsistencies as he started 10 games after being the No. 12 overall pick out of Florida State.But off the field, the Vikings didn't see any consistency issues with their newly anointed face of the franchise. Ponder embraced his role as a starting quarterback in the NFL -- by all accounts handling himself well in the locker room and meeting rooms -- but also was a leader in community outreach. For Ponder, being involved in the community was going to be a focus wherever he landed in the NFL."I knew coming into this thing, wherever I got drafted I was going to divulge myself into the community and wherever I was living, and be here full-time," Ponder said Wednesday at the annual Vikings Children's Fund golf tournament. "And Minnesota's been so great to me, I want to do as much as possible to give back and there's so many opportunities to do that. Especially when you're a Minnesota Viking,...
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