Originally written January 05, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
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GREEN BAY, Wisc. -- If Dom Capers has a scouting report on Joe Webb, he had to dust it off at the last minute. The Minnesota Vikings will be without starting quarterback Christian Ponder for Saturday night’s NFC wild-card game at Lambeau Field against the Vikings. Ponder, who was limited mostly to mental work at practice this week, tested his sore right (throwing) elbow during the pregame. After watching Ponder throw, the Vikings made the determination to make Ponder one of their seven inactive players. In his place, Minnesota will start Webb. Webb, a sixth-round pick in 2010 out of Alabama-Birmingham, started two games in place of an injured Brett Favre in 2010 and also got significant action in a pair of games in 2011. He’s thrown passes in 10 games and completed 88-of-152 (57.9 percent) for 853 yards, with three touchdowns, five interceptions and a passer rating of 66.6. Webb is a major running threat, with 41 carries for 273 yards (6.6 average). He rushed for 109 yards at...
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