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The Vikings will need a protective effort from Adrian Peterson to keep the Packers defense honest against rookie QB Christian Ponder. There’s some solid analysis on the Packers vs. rookie QBs, Jared Allen vs. the Packers minus Chad Clifton, and other intriguing matchups to watch Sunday at Mall of America Field.
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Jacen Lankow has became infamous after pulling one of the most impressive stunts by a streaker that we’ve ever seen. The University of Arizona senior interrupted the UCLA-Arizona football game Thursday night when he ran onto the field dressed as a referee. A fight between the teams ensued, and Lankow was taken in by campus [...]
The Vikings are trying to get Christian Ponder prepared for his first NFL start as quickly as possible. The challenge is big since Donovan McNabb had been taking the vast majority of snaps in practice since the regular season began. Plus, a look at the injury report, the desire to stick with the Blazer, trying to get to Aaron Rodgers, odds on Ponder’s performance and more.
Vikings quarterbacks coach Craig Johnson is hoping to have a calming effect on Christian Ponder, who is making his first NFL start Sunday … at the loud Metrodome … against the rival Packers … who are undefeated. It’s a tall task, but Johnson had several talking points for Ponder throughout the week.
Christian Ponder is the Vikings new starting quarterback, but you cant blame him if he isnt completely prepared to take on the Packers Sunday. According to Dan Pompei of the National Football Post, before last week, Ponder hasnt had any team reps in practice since the season began. The first rounder was given a few reps in nine on sevens while Donovan McNabb was given all the...
Aaron Rodger kept the Green Bay Packers unbeaten with three
touchdowns and 335 yards passing, helping hold off Christian Ponder and the Minnesota Vikings 33-27 on Sunday.
Christian Ponder showed a lot to like, but he took the blame for the Vikings’ loss to the Packers after throwing two interceptions.
This weekend a NFC North rivalry is once again being played out. The Green Bay Packers will face off against the Minnesota Vikings in Minneapolis Oct. 23 at 3:15.
The Packers have been a dominating force this season as they are the last team to have an undefeated record at 6-0 coming into the game. While they are 6-0 the Packers have looked shakey on offense and defense during a...
Week 7: Green Bay Packers vs. Minnesota Vikings
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This would be a barn burner if the Vikings started Packer killer Donovan McNabb, but instead Christian Ponder gets the start. The Vikings defense gives the Packers some fits, but the rookie struggles enough that the...
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Some of the NFL’s elite are getting trained by Special Operations Warriors for a reality show airing this fall on Spike TV.
In this show trailer, we get to see Drew Brees, Clay Matthews, Larry Fitzgerald, and Jared Allen thrust into real-life combat scenarios inspired by the award–winning video game, Battlefield 3. These stars will learn how to breach a doorway and kill an...
Christian Ponder showed on Sunday that he’s better than Donovan McNabb. Aaron Rodgers showed that he’s better than every other player in the NFL. Ponder, the rookie making his debut as the Vikings’ starting quarterback, put on a solid showing and kept the Vikings close and competitive with the Packers. But Rodgers was brilliant, leading…
Charles Woodson picked off Christian Ponder twice today and could have had a couple of others. Raymond T. Rivard photographThe Packers, behind the nearly flawless performance of Aaron Rodgers, some timely running at the end of the game, and a defense that again bent, but didn’t break, did enough to hold off the Minnesota Vikings and their energetic rookie quarterback, Christian...
Nothing could stop the Green Bay Packers offense as they put up 421 yards of offense in a 33-27 win over the lowly Minnesota Vikings.
Like a broken record, Aaron Rodgers was great and the Packers scored a lot of touchdowns in their league-high seventh win. The Packers are now 7-0 for the first time since 1962, a year in which they won their eighth championship.