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EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Quarterback Christian Ponder's surprise appearance on the Minnesota Vikings injury report seems to have only been a minor issue, and coach Leslie Frazier expects the league's sixth-rated passer to be ready for Sunday's game at Detroit.
Ponder reported some neck pain after practicing fully Wednesday and was limited during Thursday's practice. But he was a full participant in Friday, taking all the first-team repetitions and Frazier said he hadn't shown any further problems with his neck.
"A little soreness," Frazier said after Friday's practice. "He mentioned it on Wednesday, it was sorer than normal. So we went and got it checked out and he ended up practicing and he's been good ever since."
One of Ponder's key targets, tight end Kyle Rudolph, is also probable for Sunday after dealing with soreness in his quadriceps muscle and missing Wednesday's practice. Rudolph was limited on Thursday and was listed a...
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EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Christian Ponder came through Sunday with perhaps his biggest game in the NFL against maybe the toughest defense he's faced in his 14 games.Not surprisingly, the Minnesota Vikings came up with their biggest, and most surprising win, during that time in the 24-13 win against the San Francisco 49ers. Minnesota's win and Ponder's performance (21 of 35...
According to 1500 ESPN Radio in Minneapolis, Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder was added to this week’s injury report with a neck issue.
“An NFL source said Ponder had some tension in his neck, but he is expected to be able to start Sunday at Detroit,” reported 1500 ESPN Radio.
Ponder has put together a very impressive start to his sophmore season. The good news is that...
Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder has "tension" in his neck but he's still expected to start Sunday against the Lions, according to Judd Zulgad of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities.Fantasy Spin:Ponder has been the league's most-improved quarterback, leading the team to a 2-1 record with 713 yards, four passing touchdowns and a rushing score with zero picks in three games...
Despite being added to the injury report on Thursday, Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder was back taking part in Friday’s practice and should be on pace to start Sunday in Detroit.
Health could be an issue for one of the quarterbacks in the Minnesota Vikings-Detroit Lions game Sunday. After Matthew Stafford (leg) practiced without limitation Thursday, it's not the Lions with the worry. Vikings' quarterback Christian Ponder, who has completed 70.1 percent of his passes without an interception in 2012, was limited in Minnesota's practice on Thursday...
Another week in the books for everyone's fantasy team, how'd you do? Did Rob Gronkowski's 27-yard performance take the gem out of your doughnut? Did Philip Rivers' 173 yards and two interceptions and no touchdown passes have you scrambling the waiver wire for a possible backup quarterback? Are you pushing the panic button right now and ready to add a receiver you...
There are a number of teams shocking the nation to this point. The Cardinals are undefeated, the Seahawks have only dropped one game, and the Saints and Packers have a combined one win between them.
Still, the Vikings may take the cake.
A season ago, the Vikings were nothing short of awful. Christian Ponder was dreadful most of the time, and after blowing multiple...
Minnesota Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder made an appearance with Paul Allen on KFAN in Minneapolis (via SportsRadioInterviews.com) and said that offensive tackle Charlie Johnson shut down 49ers defensive end Justin Smith during last Sunday’s win.
“He got shut down. Charlie Johnson did such a great job. And even seeing Matt Kalil on him sometimes, blocking him. They played...
Before Monday night's "Inaccurate Reception" debacle, the biggest story of Week 3 was San Francisco’s shocking loss to the Minnesota Vikings.The 49ers were shut down on offense, and Christian Ponder and company had their way with what is supposed to be one of the best defenses in the NFL.The Jets are coming off a 3-point victory, in overtime, over division rival Miami...
Upsetting the heavily favored 49ers at home was impressive. More impressive would be following it up with an NFC North win on the road. Or any NFC North victory, for that matter. The Vikings head to Detroit, fresh off last week's 24-13 stunner and well aware of the fact they're riding an 11-game losing streak in their division. "We just need to go to Detroit and...