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Vikings backup quarterback Joe Webb will get reps with the first-team offense on Wednesday as rookie starter Christian Ponder practices only a limited basis because of a hip pointer suffered early in Sunday's 35-32 loss to the Broncos.
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MINNEAPOLIS Vikings rookie quarterback Christian Ponder had the top passing game of his short NFL career Sunday and was approached afterward by several veteran teammates offering encouragement.They weren't necessarily offering congratulations. The words were meant to inspire, maybe lift Ponder's spirits. Three turnovers in a 35-32 loss and his teammates were trying to rally...
At 2-10 this season, the Minnesota Vikings need to learn as much as they can about the future.
There is little to take from season-only occurrences. Most everything discovered must come with an eye toward next season.
So, despite Sunday's 35-32 loss to the Denver Broncos, the important discoveries are about the future. What might the Vikings have learned on Sunday?
Raise your hand if you saw the Vikings and Broncos getting into a shoot out today at MOA? Yeah didn’t think so. But a shoot out was exactly what the game turned into. After a rugged first half, the two defenses fell totally asleep in the second, allowing huge plays all over the field. For the Broncos it was Tim Tebow and Demaryius Thomas shredding a confused Vikings secondary,...
Vikings rookie quarterback Christian Ponder has a hip pointer that will limit how much he does during the week. Will he be ready to play Sunday in Detroit?
The Vikings' defense played a great game, for a half. Then they didn't, for the second half.
The Vikings offense struggled in the first half, despite a 15-7 lead. Then they came to life in the second half, until a costly interception.
Same sad country song; same long, left-footed dance: If the Vikings could ever put together a full game, they might be a competitive team...
Rookie Quarterback Christian Ponder and the Minnesota Vikings took on the Tim Tebow and the Denver Broncos. Tebow and Ponder were arch rivals where Tebow went to Florida and Ponder went to Florida State. No one paid attention to the fact that Von Miller was out for the game and everyone went into full Tebowmania mode. These two girls drove 315 miles through a blizzard for the guy...
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) -- Minnesota Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder has a hip pointer after taking a hard hit early in Sunday's game against Denver.
The Vikings took the lead before halftime and held onto it midway through the third quarter.
Despite the 35-32 loss to the Broncos, several Vikings were setting NFL or team records. Jared Allen, Christian Ponder, Percy Harvin and Cedric Griffin are among the multiple mentions this week.
The Vikings opened their game against the Denver Broncos on Sunday with something that Vikings' fans have not seen all year--sensible use of Joe Webb, Lorenzo Booker, and Visanthe Shiancoe. Unfortunately for Minnesota, execution did not meet design and the Vikings were forced to punt after five plays from scrimmage.The ensuing punt hit the one-quarter-foot line where, thanks...