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CHRISTIAN PONDER RUMORS

Ponder names newborn daughter after ex-Florida State coach Bowden

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder found an interesting way to honor one of his former coaches -- he named his baby daughter after him. Christian and Samantha Ponder decided to name their newborn Bowden Sainte-Claire Ponder. The first name comes from the quarterback's college coach at Florida State, Bobby Bowden. "I've never had a girl named after me,"...
Via Fox Sports North
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Christian and the Lovely Samantha Ponder Name Baby Girl After Bobby Bowden

The lovely Samantha Ponder and her husband, Minnesota Vikings QB Christian Ponder, plopped out baby No. 1 recently and have elected for an interesting name: Bowden. The name is clearly a reference to former Florida State football coach Bobby Bowden, who coached Ponder in college.   Christian Ponder said his little girl’s name is Bowden Sainte-Claire. Yes, she’s named after Bobby...
Via Next Impulse Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Christian Ponder and his wife named their new-borny baby girl after Bobby Bowden

Christian Ponder and his wife Samantha just gave birth to a baby girl and decided to name her after former Florida State head coach Bobby Bowden. Christian Ponder said his little girl's name is Bowden Sainte-Claire. Yes, she's named after Bobby. — Ben Goessling (@GoesslingESPN) July 22, 2014 Not that it’s a bad name, but I hope she likee it when she grows up. var...
Via Pro Football Zone
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Norv Turner: Vikes QB situation ‘as good as you could ask for’

Minnesota Vikings offensive coordinator Norv Turner believes the teams quarterback situation is “as good as you could ask for.” Matt Cassel, Christian Ponder and Teddy Bridgewater will compete in training camp for the starting job. “We’re sitting there with two quarterbacks who have taken teams to playoffs and won over 10 games, which is hard to do,” Turner told Vikings...
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Vikings coordinator Mike Priefer apologizes for Kluwe incident

The Minnesota Vikings announced Friday that special teams coordinator Mike Priefer will be suspend three games without pay during the 2014 regular season for inappropriate conduct following an investigation into allegations made by former punter Chris Kluwe. Priefer will have the chance to reduce the suspension to two games if he attends individualized anti-harassment, diversity...
Via Sports-Glory
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings to suspend Mike Priefer three games

The Minnesota Vikings have suspend special teams coordinator Mike Priefer three games for inappropriate conduct following an investigation into allegations made by former punter Chris Kluwe, reports Mike Florio of ProFootballTalk. According to Florio, the suspension can be reduced to two games if Priefer completes sensitivity training. The Vikings also will make a $100,000 donation...
Via Sports-Glory
4 days ago  |  1 Comment

Chris Kluwe to sue Minnesota Vikings

Former punter Chris Kluwe and his attorney, Clayton Halunen, announced Tuesday that Kluwe will sue the Minnesota Vikings over his release last year in hopes of getting the club to unveil the findings of an internal investigation into the allegations of anti-gay conduct by a coach. “It’s transparently obvious to me that the Vikings are covering up the truth,” said Halunen...
Via Sports-Glory
8 days ago  |  1 Comment

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

Vikings Ponder continues to fall on the depth chart

Should the Vikings let Christian Ponder walk? When they talked to Ponder about tge depth chart and his situation, he was honest, but seems like he is number 3 on the depth chart. “We’ll see how it plays out once it goes to training camp,” Ponder said via the St. Paul Pioneer Press, “but obviously […] The post Vikings Ponder continues to fall on the depth chart appeared...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
June 15, 2014  |  Discuss
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