Found November 05, 2012 on
Purple Jesus Diaries:
San Francisco 49ers
I WISH It Was Mediocrity: Instead, it may be just downright terrible football. The Vikings lost to the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday, November 4, 20-30, and frankly, that was a generous score. I kept looking at the scoreboard in the third quarter and broke several glasses as they dropped along with my slacked jaw when I realized that we were within three points still. BAH?! Yup, all we needed was a field goal to put some pressure on the Seahawks, tie that ***** up, and sneak out another win despite a outlandish and offensive display of quarterback play. But no, our offense couldn't even get into field goal range (which, keep in mind, means getting to the like FIFTY so that Little Big Leg could kick a 80 yard field goal, no problem).
In the end, there's not a ton to say. We were out coached, out quarterbacked (by a midget mulatto), out defensed, and out classed in the most ridiculous way. There are zero excused, except to say that maybe Ponder was confused because he was two...
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It goes without saying that Minnesota Vikings quarterback, Christian Ponder, is struggling after a hot start to the season. He went four games without throwing an interception (the last starting NFL QB in 2012 to do so!), and was posting completion percentages above 60% for the first six games as well. But since then, Ponder hasn't been able to connect on more than 54% of his...
Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder was nothing short of terrible during yesterday’s loss to the Seahawks. The 2nd-year quarterback was 11-for-22 and threw for 63 yards and an interception. This marks the second time in three games that Ponder has thrown for under 100 yards and it begs the question, should Ponder be benched?
“The Vikings are dedicated to giving Ponder a fair...
Minnesota Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder has not played well over the last several games. After a hot start to the season in which he led the Vikings to a 4-2 record and threw eight touchdowns and only four interceptions in six games, Ponder has struggled over the last three weeks. He was particularly bad in a loss to the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday.
Ponder was an abysmal 11...
We have all been there before. Frustrated, beaten, bruised and battered in one way or another, because of that we have let our tempers react. Percy Harvin of the Minnesota Vikings is no different, it’s just that he’s an NFL player and was caught on camera.
Many witnessed Harvin arguing with head coach Leslie Frazier in the second quarter after another red-zone drive resulted...
Good things come to those who wait.Unfortunately in today's National Football League it has become "Win NOW or Get Out!"Which is understandable, to a point.The point in question is about Minnesota Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder, and his place in the franchise.The Vikings had a horrible season last year, leading to having the No. 3 overall draft pick this past...
I won’t get into the recovery timeline on Adrian Peterson’s ACL injury, short of saying that its quite amazing that he was on the field for week 1 and his production ever since has been amazing.
Getting himself to the field for week 1, in my eyes, was heroic. What he’s doing out there, on a surgically repaired leg or not, is also worthy of our admiration. Through 9 weeks...
Vikings coach Leslie Frazier insists that quarterback Christian Ponder is in no danger of losing his job despite another subpar effort Sunday against the Seahawks.Fantasy Spin:Ponder finished the afternoon with just 63 yards passing and a 37.3 quarterback rating. He's thrown at least one interception in each of his last five games and certainly won't fare much better next...
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Minnesota Vikings coach Leslie Frazier sees an onion when he sees the team's passing offense lately.
Finishing under 100 yards passing for the second time in three games, Minnesota coaches plan to head into full-out evaluations of quarterback Christian Ponder, the schemes and game plans of offensive coordinator Bill Musgrave, the route running and separation...
The Minnesota Vikings are trying to figure out how to get off the ground.
They struggled through another poor performance by Christian Ponder in Sunday's loss at Seattle, wasting 182 yards rushing and two touchdowns by Adrian Peterson. As the toughest part of their schedule comes into view, the Vikings are searching for solutions to their sputtering passing attack.
Christian Ponder has been a sore point in the Vikings’ passing game, but he isn’t the only thorn causing irritation. We review the numerous aspects of the passing offense that went wrong, patched together with reaction from Leslie Frazier and others.
The Vikings have had three games with less than 100 yards passing, but they saw the potential they had earlier in the season. Whether it’s Christian Ponder’s confidence, his accuracy or better play-calling, they are searching for answers.
Leslie Frazier believes the fault for the Vikings’ troubled passing game goes beyond Christian Ponder. One thing is for sure: When Ponder is pressured, he isn’t performing well.