Posted January 08, 2013 on min.scout.com
Vikings coach Leslie Frazier endorsed Christian Ponder as the team’s starter in 2013, reiterating the confidence Ponder expressed in himself one day earlier.
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EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder said his injured right arm wouldn't have allowed him to play in Saturday night's playoff game in Green Bay. On Monday, he demonstrated why. With the team cleaning out the locker room Monday, Ponder showed off severe bruising in his right arm, the result of a hit of a hit from Packers safety Morgan Burnett in the final...

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@SGrossStribThe picture above is the bruised bicep of Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder.  Enjoy your lunch everyone. Need NFL Tickets? var _CI = _CI || {}; (function() { var script = document.createElement('script'); ref = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; _CI.counter = (_CI.counter) ? _CI.counter + 1 : 1; document.write(''); script.type = ...

Christian Ponder Shows Media Severely Bruised Arm, He Was Not Faking (Photo)

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