Originally written on Fox Sports North  |  Last updated 9/12/12
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. All the talk of improvement and growth this offseason for Minnesota Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder finally gave way last week to a chance to prove it in a regular-season game.Ponder came through with his most efficient game in his 11th career start. He was 20 of 27 passing for 270 yards. He didn't throw a touchdown, but he also avoided interceptions against a Jacksonville Jaguars' defense that was one of the best in the league in several categories last season. Ponder had one turnover, a fumble on a sack. He also helped lead the Vikings down with 20 seconds left with two big passes to get into position for a tying field goal as the fourth quarter ended and then drove the team down for a field goal in overtime in Sunday's 26-23 overtime win.Here are a few things Ponder had to say Wednesday in his usual weekly press conference coming off Sunday's victory: 1. You talked on Sunday about kind of resetting yourself on the sideline after those first few series a...
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