Found October 17, 2012 on Fox Sports North:
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Christian Ponder was the last starting quarterback in the NFL this season to throw an interception, part of the growth he's shown in his short career as the Minnesota Vikings' cornerstone.Ponder has spoken repeatedly since the offseason of the development he's made in his second year in the league and second year in offensive coordinator Bill Musgrave's system. He's more comfortable, more confident, understands what's being asked of him.Yet, perhaps the most important aspect of his maturation has been the ability to stay confident when facing adversity, something he and coach Leslie Frazier admit wasn't always the case last season. Ponder has thrown four interceptions and lost a fumble in the past two weeks, including three turnovers in Sunday's 38-26 loss to the Washington Redskins.There he was Wednesday, though, facing the media as confident as ever. Now with a season's worth of starts under his belt, Ponder doesn't go t...
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