Found July 05, 2012 on Football Nation:
Christian Ponder was the twelfth pick of the first-round by the Minnesota Vikings in the 2011 NFL draft. He was drafted out of Florida State University. With the Seminoles he had a very injury plagued, yet excellent career. Ponder has only one season in the NFL with a stat line of 158 of 251 (54.3%), 1,853 yards, 13 TD, 13 INT, 5 FUM and a 70.1 quarterback rating. Sure Ponder has a ton of potential, but does he have what it takes to lead this Minnesota Vikings team to success in the near future? The Minnesota Vikings are a team with scattered, but very few weapons. They do have a few power positions though and those include a running back in Adrian Peterson, and kick returner/wide receiver in Percy Harvin on the offensive end. Losing guard Steve Hutchinson to the Tennessee Titans is a huge blow to that offensive line, as he is one of the best in the league. On the defensive side of the ball Minnesota has weapons such as defensive tackle Kevin Williams, linebacker Chad Greenway,...

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