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Raiders Expected To Release QB Christian Ponder

ESPN’s Adam Caplan reports that the Raiders are expected to release former first-round QB Christian Ponder by tomorrow’s deadline. This could mean that the Raiders will be in the market for a backup quarterback or they could move forward with Matt McGloin as Derek Carr‘s backup. Ponder, 27, hasn’t come anywhere the type of player the ... The post Raiders...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

ESPN’s Sam Ponder lands a new commercial

ESPN’s Sam Ponder has been busy the past couple years as getting promoted by her main network as well as getting married to quarterback Christian Ponder, now on the Oakland Raiders. Ponder can now add spokesperson to her resume as she has just been named it for XYIENCE Energy Drink. This will be the College GameDay host’s first commercial spot. Her new commercial will air during...
Via Campus Sports Net
4 days ago  |  Discuss

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
11 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
12 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
21 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...
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 Vikings Digital 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...
February 16, 2014  |  Discuss

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