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The Vikings tried to make Donovan McNabb their bridge quarterback, but it was a bridge to nowhere. There’s no reason to put off the Christian Ponder era any longer.
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Minnesota Vikings Quarterback Donovan McNabb HASN'T HAD A GREAT START in Minnesota. At 1-5, the Vikings (in the next few days) will consider if it'll be a good idea (for the team) to BENCH McNabb at Quarterback for their rookie QB Christian Ponder.McNabb has MADE IT CLEAR that he doesn't want to be a backup Quarterback in the NFL, a role he was almost placed in while...
Will the Minnesota Vikings finally make a change at the quarterback position this week? The Vikings fell to 1-5 after losing to the Chicago Bears 39-10 last night. Veteran QB Donovan McNabb was eventually benched last night and replaced by rookie QB Christian Ponder.
After the game, McNabb said he thought the Vikings did some good things in their loss. “It felt like...
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So with the Vikings benching quarterback Donovan McNabb for rookie Christian Ponder, what does that mean for McNabb for the rest of 2011, and beyond? In 2008, the Eagles benched McNabb for the second half of an ugly loss to the Ravens. He started the next game on Thanksgiving night against the Cardinals, sparking the…
Jason LaCanfora of the NFL Network has just announced that the Minnesota Vikings have named rookie QB Christian Ponder as their starting quarterback moving forward. This move was not a question of if, but rather, when. Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier had told the media after their loss to the Chicago Bears on Sunday that the franchise would make a decision on Wednesday...
The sports agency that represents Christian Ponder has tweeted that the rookie quarterback will start for the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday against Green Bay. SportsTrust Advisors sent a tweet on Tuesday congratulating its client for earning the start against the Packers. The Associated Press left messages for agent Jimmy Sexton and Vikings officials seeking further comment.
The Brett Favre era in Minnesota may have ended badly, but the start of the soon-to-be-extinct Donovan McNabb period in Purple and Gold has been infinitely worse during its brief yet adversely impactful run.
Ryan Pensy and Brandon Mellor kickoff the podcast with their take on the Harbaugh/Schwartz fallout. They also discuss the importance of Christian Ponder's playing time this season, and what they would do with Donovan McNabb. They wrap things up with the return of Hulkamania, and the fading career of Adam Sandler.