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CHRISTIAN PONDER RUMORS

Vikings training camp preview: Quarterbacks

  This is the first in a series of 13 previews leading up to the Minnesota Vikings' July 25 start of camp. TODAY'S POSITION: QUARTERBACKS Rating (1-to-10 scale): 6 Projected starter: Matt Cassel (10th year) Backups (asterisks indicate players expected to make the roster): *Teddy Bridgewater, *Christian Ponder The breakdown: What a difference a year makes. Christian Ponder...
Via Fox Sports North
5 days ago  |  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
26 days ago  |  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
26 days ago  |  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
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Vikings won't use Christian Ponder's option

Christian Ponder is looking to compete for the starting job this offseason (AP Photo/Ben Margot) The Minnesota Vikings drafted Christian Ponder twelfth overall in the 2011 NFL Draft and will not use the fifth-year option on his contract after the 2014 season, according to NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport and Around the League writer Marc Sessler. The Vikings also have veteran Matt...
Via Down and Distance
May 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Christian Ponder will be in Minnesota in 2014; Team will add at least 2 more QB’s

Today Rick Spielman was interviewed by Ben Goessling of ESPN and he stated something pretty interesting about his former first round pick Christian Ponder.  Spielman said that Christian Ponder is a lock to be in Minnesota for 2014.  The team will also look to add an additional 2 quarterbacks to their roster.  It will be […]The post Christian Ponder will be in Minnesota in 2014...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
February 14, 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

Minnesota Vikings: Options with the #8 pick

The 2014 NFL draft is still months away, but for the Vikings’ and fans, the anticipation is building up at high levels. The Vikings ended up with the #8 selection and this could be good or bad. The quarterback class is great at the top with three guys that will likely be selected in the top-5. Minnesota not be fortunate enough to land one of these guys, but there are still options...
Via isportsweb.com
January 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Vikings are trying to get DEFENSIVE with their new head coach

It looks like the Minnesota Vikings will try to get defensive this year, when they hire their new head coach.  The Vikings have asked permission for two defensive minded guys to come in and interview. The Vikings are in the process of setting up a head-coaching interview with Cardinals DC Todd Bowles. The Vikings have requested […]
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
December 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Samantha Ponder slams parody Twitter account over hubby's injury

If Marcus Vick and countless wives and girlfriends of athletes have show us, its usually better if you ignore the noise and criticism surrounding your loved ones. I believe this is especially true for someone like Sam Steele Ponder, ESPN College Football analyst who is married to Minnesota Vikings Quarterback Christian Ponder. Normally, i would say its advisable for Steele Ponder...
Via BlackSportsOnline
November 08, 2013  |  Discuss
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