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Vikings.com Minnesota Vikings coach Leslie Frazier said Tuesday that he wants to see how well Christian Ponder’s injured ribs have progressed through the bye week before he decides who will start at home against Carolina on Oct. 13. “Christian is still injured but he’s our starting quarterback and we’ll see how he does coming out of the bye,” said
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The Minnesota Vikings finally get their first (home)win against the Pittsburgh Steelers. The final score 34-27 was in Wembley Stadium. The big story was Christian Ponder out with a broken rib and how Matt Cassel can step in to lead the team. Cassel answered that question fairly quick against a slumping Steelers team.
Greg Jennings making his second catch for a touchdown. (Steve Gardner...
Fran Tarkenton tells the world in his article for the Pioneer Press that Matt Cassel gives the Vikings the best chance to win. What gave the Vikings the edge this week was solid, confident, professional quarterback play — something we haven’t had consistently for several years now. Matt Cassel gave the team a chance to […]
According to Judd Zulgad of ESPN 1500 in Minnesota, Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder could miss another 3-4 games since he broke the rib that’s right outside of his heart.
I'm guessing that with Christian Ponder having a fractured rib near his heart he will be out because of injury for three to four games.
— Judd Zulgad (@1500ESPNJudd) October 1, 2013
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Christian Ponder is expected to miss additional games with a fractured rib near his heart.
Ponder, 25, missed Week 4 and the Vikings have a bye in Week 5. ESPN 1500′s Judd Zulgad suspects that Ponder will miss another three or four games but return in time for Week 8 or 9.
I’m guessing that with Christian Ponder having a fractured...
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Leslie Frazier had a change of heart.
Two days after proclaiming Christian Ponder was "our quarterback," the Minnesota Vikings coached declared Matt Cassel will start when the team returns from its bye week for a home game against the Carolina Panthers.
Cassel led Minnesota to its first win of the season on Sunday in London against the Pittsburgh...
Minnesota Vikings’ running back Adrian Peterson endorsed backup quarterback Matt Cassel as the permanent starter after Cassel led the team to a win over the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday. This endorsement came in an after-game interview, officially stirring a quarterback controversy in Minnesota. CLICK HERE TO READ MORE »
What do you know? It's another quarterback-intensive mailbag. At least there's some food for thought now after backup Matt Cassel played well in the Minnesota Vikings' first win of the season.But Minnesota coach Leslie Frazier's stance that Christian Ponder is "still our quarterback" had the fans up in arms.
Without further ado, here's another round...
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Most of the Minnesota Vikings fans, and even many of the players, seem to have made a decision on who should start at quarterback when their team comes out of the bye.
Coach Leslie Frazier isn't ready make that call just yet.
Frazier said Tuesday that he wants to see how Christian Ponder's injured ribs progress through the bye week before he makes a decision on who will...
While Leslie Frazier and others in the decision-making process weigh the pros and cons of starting one quarterback or another, players are away and have their opportunity to form their own opinion.
Leslie Frazier appears willing to stick with his rotation of young cornerbacks without making any drastic changes, even as he admits there have been struggles that the film confirms.
It’s been a tough week for the Minnesota sports fan, or at least the ones who believe in accountability and the possibility that someone should have to produce some results in order to hang onto their jobs.
On Monday, Ron Gardenhire paid the price for three 90-plus loss seasons by being rewarded … well, when you have to manage this mismanaged roster of fringe AAA talent I’m...
The new Vikings stadium has been in the news a lot recently, largely because the guy who's fronting about 2% of the bill for it, the multi-millionaire team owner Zygi Wilf, is apparently a liar, cheat, and swindler. At least he's not a dirt burglar! Although, then Adrian Peterson and him would probably be homeys. No, the stadium has had questions about its financing from...
Week 5 on the fantasy football waiver wire isn’t what I’d call exciting. You have a couple of usual suspects when it comes to the waiver wire but you never know. A roll of the dice on some of these names could pay off in big dividends if you are looking for bye week relief.
The Steelers and Vikings are both 0-3, and are both looking for answers. While the Vikings offense has been middle-of-the-road with a pretty meh quarterback situation and a handful of skilled targets in the passing game, they possess one of the great athletes in all of sport: Adrian Peterson.
The last time A.P. took on the Steelers in a game back in 2009, he had 129 total yards...