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CHRISTIAN PONDER RUMORS

Christian Ponder takes Minnesota's boos in stride

Oakland Raiders backup quarterback Christian Ponder, a former Viking, expected to hear boos upon his return to Minnesota. So, when they rained down on him on Saturday evening at TCF Bank Stadium, Ponder wasn't surprised. "I was prepared for it, so it didn’t really affect me," Ponder said, per Chris Tomasson of the Pioneer Press. "It made it kind of fun coming back. It was good...
Via Fox Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Raiders QB Christian Ponder unfazed by boos in Minnesota return

Christian Ponder's nerves cleared around the same time as the skies over TCF Bank Stadium.He still wasn't brave enough to pull off the move he'd considered all week -- a bow in front of his old home fans."It kind of happened late when I was running onto the field already, so I probably wimped out," Ponder told ESPN's Ben Goessling.The former Vikings responded to the boos with his...
Via Fox Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Samantha Ponder giving up sideline reporting

Samantha Ponder will no longer be patrolling the sidelines for ESPN this upcoming football season. On Thursday, Ponder announced on Instagram that she is giving up her sideline reporter duties so that she can spend more time with family. She will still be appearing on College Football Live, College GameDay and SportsCenter on Fridays and Saturdays during college football season...
Via Larry Brown Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 5 Oakland Raiders camp battles: #2-quarterback

Follow my series on the Oakland Raiders training camp battles: #5- cornerback #4- tight end #3- wide receiver Quarterback- Christian Ponder vs. Matt McGloin Going into last season, everyone expected that the Raiders were going to be handing the reigns to Matt Schaub to see if he could turn his career around in Oakland.  That didn’t happen, as rookie Derek Carr surprised everyone...
Via EndZoneScore
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Christian Ponder and wife Samantha share photo of newborn girl, Bowden (photo)

On Thursday, Minnesota Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder and his wife, ESPN reporter Samantha, the proud parents of newborn daughter Ponder, took to social media to share the first photo of the couple’s little bundle of joy. With the Ponders lying beside infant Bowden, born earlier this month, the little charmer steals the show, dressed in […] The post Christian Ponder and...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings: Why Ponder and Cassel should be worried

The Minnesota Vikings quarterback situation is in need of a drastic upgrade. Christian Ponder, their first round draft pick back in 2011, has shown that he’s not the answer for the organization, and Matt Cassel is an average quarterback at best. This is why the team drafted Teddy Bridgewater in the 2014 NFL draft hoping that this time perhaps they hit on the right guy. If I had...
Via isportsweb.com
June 16, 2014  |  1 Comment

If Ponder Played Shirtless, He Wouldn’t Be in This Situation

No one can make accusations that Minnesota Vikings fourth year quarterback, Christian Ponder, is delusional. And now, he vows to no longer play shirted. Ever since rookie mini-camps and Organized Team Activities began this past month, the team has been pushing the idea that Ponder is competing for the starting job alongside veteran incumbent Matt Cassel, and touted first round pick...
Via Purple Jesus Diaries
June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings: Signing Michael Vick would be a disaster

The quarterback situation in Minnesota is not good and this off season the Vikings will be active in searching for a new starter. Michael Vick is a name that has popped up on the Vikings radar as of late. His speed and strong arm could make the team very versatile, but the biggest problem with Vick is his decision making on the field. Hasn’t Minnesota learned its lesson when trying...
Via isportsweb.com
February 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings ponder trading up in draft

Pardon the pun. The Vikings currently sit with the 8th pick in the 2014 NFL Draft and the topic of discussion in Minneapolis has been the quarterback position. Rightfully so, the Vikings haven’t had a franchise quarterback since Daunte Culpepper (Brett Favre barely counts, people) and after the failed experiment of Christian Ponder, Ziggy Wolf is left looking for answers. Well...
Via isportsweb.com
February 02, 2014  |  1 Comment
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