Found October 30, 2013 on Sports-Glory:
Minnesota Vikings defensive end Jared Allen said there’s “zero animosity” towards the team for engaging in trade talks involving him. Allen, a five-time Pro Bowler, is making $14.28 million this season and will be a free agent after the year.  He said he spoke with Vikings general manager Rick Spielman, assistant GM Rob Brzezinski and coach Leslie Frazier after the trade deadline passed and told him he is excited to still be a member of the team. “All is good.  I understand this business.  There are no hard 

Frazier: Ponder or Freeman will start vs Dallas

Minnesota Vikings coach Leslie Frazier says he will decide later this week whether Josh Freeman or Christian Ponder will start at quarterback against Dallas on Sunday. The Vikings have changed quarterbacks for four consecutive games while looking for some consistency and playmaking at the position. The only one to win a game this season for them is veteran Matt Cassel, who beat...

Christian Ponder to start at QB for Vikings at Cowboys

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- The thinly veiled secret is out. Minnesota Vikings coach Leslie Frazier said Christian Ponder will start at quarterback on Sunday when Minnesota (1-6) travels to face the Dallas Cowboys (4-4). Ponder will be making his second straight start after Josh Freeman and Matt Cassel had started the previous two games. "You've answered it a number of times...

Jared Allen happy to stay in Minnesota after trade deadline

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Jared Allen waited through Tuesday's NFL trade deadline and wondered about his future with the Minnesota Vikings just like everyone else. Allen wasn't sure if he would be traded to another team in the final season of the six-year contract he signed with Minnesota after being acquired in 2008. The Vikings reportedly did get involved in trade talks for...

Vikings: Freeman will start

getty images The Minnesota Vikings will start Josh Freeman at quarterback in Sunday’s game against the Dallas Cowboys. Freeman missed last weeks game against Green Bay after suffering a concussion in his first start with the Vikings two weeks ago against the New York Giants. In his first start for the Vikings, Freeman was a mere 20-of-53 for 190 yards with an interception. There...

Frazier: Ponder to start for Vikings vs Dallas

Christian Ponder will start at quarterback for the Minnesota Vikings against the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday. Vikings coach Leslie Frazier made the announcement on Friday. Frazier has tabbed Ponder over Josh Freeman in a somewhat surprising decision. After spending three games on the sideline, Ponder returned to the starting lineup last weekend against the Green Bay Packers while...

Who will start at QB for Vikings? Leslie Frazier keeping it secret

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Leslie Frazier said the Minnesota Vikings need some success in the "worst way" and he's making sure he's taking all measures to have a leg on up on the Dallas Cowboys this week. Minnesota returned to practice Wednesday and Frazier said he knows who will start at quarterback, but he wasn't ready to announce this week's starter yet...

Christian Ponder To Start At QB For Vikings Sunday

It says a lot about the state of the Vikings and Josh Freeman’s ability to learn a playbook when Christian Ponder becomes your best opportunity to win. According to Ian Rapoport, the Vikings will start Ponder at quarterback on Sunday. Makes sense RT @Vikings: Coach Frazier just announced that @cponder7 will start on Sunday. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) November 1, 2013 it’s...

Denver never wanted Vikings defensive end Jared Allen

This was never going to be the type of trade market in which the Broncos would take part. "Everybody wants to trade somebody that's going to be a free agent," said John Elway, the Broncos' director of football operations. "I'm not going to give up a draft pick for eight games." The NFL trading deadline expired at 2 p.m. Tuesday with the Broncos standing...

Notebook: Frazier playing waiting game on QB

Leslie Frazier knows who the Vikings’ starting quarterback will be Sunday against the Dallas Cowboys, but he isn’t say just yet.

Vikings’ Jared Allen to be traded?

Well, here we are. After half a season of trade speculation, it comes down to these last two days for teams to make deals with one another. Among the many players that “could” be traded are three young wide receivers; Josh Gordon, Justin Blackmon, and Hakeem Nicks. While it is not likely any of these players will be traded, another name that has popped up in rumors is All-Pro...

It's official: Ponder to start vs. Cowboys

Christian Ponder will be the starting quarterback for the second straight game, Leslie Frazier announced Friday.

Christian Ponder And His Wife Samantha Reenact ‘The Sandlot’ For Halloween

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder and his wife, ESPN reporter Samantha Ponder, went throwback for their Halloween costumes. The Ponders donned costumes from the 1993 classic baseball movie “The Sandlot.” Christian went as the excitable Squints and Samantha as the vivacious Wendy Peffercorn. What a little pervert. [TheBigLead] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports

Christian Ponder and Samantha Steele go as Wendy Peffercorn and Squints from ‘The Sandlot’ for Halloween

Christian Ponder may not even be 1/1000th of the football player that Tom Brady is, but the Minnesota Vikings quarterback and his better half know how to do Halloween the right way. Earlier, we showed you the adorable little Wizard of Oz costumes Brady and Gisele broke out for their Halloween party. Meh — talk […]

Vikings Fan Takes Cue From Browns, Creates Jersey Detailing Dismal Quarterback History (Photo)

In a battle that no team in the NFL is envious of, it appears that the Cleveland Browns have some competition. The Browns’ miserable history at the quarterback position was chronicled on one special jersey that featured all 19 signal callers Cleveland has employed under center throughout the past 14 years. Not to be outdone, the Minnesota Vikings took a cue from Cleveland’s signal...

Giants Defense Key to Victories

Yes, it comes with a caveat that the last two opponents that Big Blue has faced are the Vikings (who started a newly acquired Josh Freeman a week and a half after signing him) and the Eagles (who sacrificed Mike Vick's hamstring to the football gods and played Matt Barkley as penance) but the Giants defense has looked incredibly good over the past couple of weeks. So good...
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