Originally posted on Fox Sports North  |  Last updated 10/10/12
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Minnesota Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder was the last starting quarterback in the NFL to throw an interception this season heading into last week's game.Once the second-year pro finally broke his string of 144 passes without a pick, he ended up throwing interceptions on back-to-back passes to end the first half and on the first series of the second half.Ponder responded by completing 12 of his final 13 passes in Sunday's 30-7 win against the Tennessee Titans."I think it's a great sign for us of his maturity," Minnesota coach Leslie Frazier said. "In the past, those two interceptions, I just think back to a year ago, where I would have to come over, Hey, come on Christian. Let's go. Get your head up. You got to go back out there.' But it wasn't necessary. He handled it the way you need the quarterback of your football team, one of the leaders of your team, to handle it."Ponder has handled nearly everything thrown his way in his second season. He finished 25...
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