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Despite two immensely costly interceptions from Christian Ponder, the Vikings were still in the game … until an epic Packers drive drained the clock and drained the life out of the Vikings.
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Minnesota Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder and ESPN reporter Samantha Steele are now engaged, a few months after they went public to reveal they were dating.
Christian Ponder's development as an NFL quarterback hasn't moved along as quickly as Minnesota Vikings fans would like, but it appears as though he's progressing nicely in the romance department.
Roughly six weeks after Ponder confirmed he had been dating ESPN sideline reporter Samantha Steele for a couple of months, Steele on Tuesday told Sports Illustrated's Richard...
Minnesota Vikings fans who blame ESPN sideline reporter Samantha Steele for Christian Ponder’s dip in production this season are not going to be happy. According to Sports Illustrated’s Richard Deitsch, Steele confirmed on Tuesday that she and Ponder are engaged.
Unless the two were dating for a long time and did a great job of keeping it a secret prior to Ponder confirming it...
Spoke to ESPN’s @samantha_steele today. She confirms she is engaged to @vikingsfootball quarterback Christian Ponder.
— Richard Deitsch (@richarddeitsch) December 4, 2012
Sports Illustrated’s Richard Deitsch confirmed on Tuesday that ESPN reporter Samantha Steele and Minnesota Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder are officially engaged to be married.
After some speculation...
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Leslie Frazier stood at a podium Monday, taking repeated questions from the media regarding Minnesota Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder and Frazier's resolute stance that Ponder is, and will be, Minnesota's starter.
Before standing up and explaining his and the team's position on Ponder, Frazier had already thought long and hard about a vastly...
The Vikings passing offense was anemic and Christian Ponder’s inability to get anything going was the culprit. We examine the struggles and statistics that show how bad it was.
The Minnesota Vikings' playoff chances are slipping away with each missed opportunity, such as Sunday's 24-13 loss at the Green Bay Packers.
Green Bay and the Chicago Bears (8-4) are tied atop of the NFC North, with the Packers owning a tiebreaker advantage against Chicago. Minnesota (6-6) is a game out of the playoffs after the Seattle Seahawks (7-5) beat the Bears Sunday...
Minnesota Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder is scoring both on and off the field. The second-year signal-caller from FSU is engaged to ESPN reporter Samantha Steele.
Sports Illustrated’s Richard Deitsch confirmed it on Twitter
“Spoke to ESPN’s @Samantha_Steele today. She confirms she is engaged to @VikingsFootball quarterback Christian Ponder,” Deitch tweeted.
Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier told reporters that he hasn’t considered making a change at quarterback, despite Christian Ponder‘s struggles this season.
“We do have confidence that Christian will continue to get better,” Frazier said, per Tom Pelissero. “It hasn’t come up at any point this season where I thought we need to pull him out of a game.“
It turns out Minnesota Fox 9′s Paul Charchian is really pissed. How pissed? So pissed he used his rant time last night after the Vikings loss to the Packers to use “I’m pissed” multiple times on TV.
And this rant didn’t just come off the top of Charchian’s head. He actually wrote the “I’m pissed” editorial.
Meanwhile, Christian Ponder, who was Mr. Funny Guy on...
Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder is reportedly engaged to ESPN reporter Samantha Steele.
Leslie Frazier said he believes in Christian Ponder as the Vikings’ best option at quarterback, for now and for developing long-term. Meanwhile, he said his approach at quarterback is different than other positions.
By Andrew Gruman
GREEN BAY, Wis. When Vikings coach Leslie Frazier approached a dejected Christian Ponder at his locker just moments after the young quarterback struggled yet again, it wasn't to make a change.
Instead, Frazier's intentions were to let Ponder know that he stood by him and won't be changing quarterbacks despite another dismal showing...