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Vikings: Christian Ponder deserves better from fans, Norv Turner says
Vikings offensive coordinator Norv Turner Tuesday scolded fans for booing Christian Ponder during the preseason opener against Oakland and tossed the third-string quarterback a series of bouquets.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Caldwell On Fairley: 'He's Not Starting Right Now'
SEPTEMBER 08: Nick Fairley #98 of the Detroit Lions sacks quarterback Christian Ponder #7 of the Minnesota Vikings during the fourth quarter of the game at Ford Field on September 8, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan.
Vikings' Matt Cassel looks to cement No. 1 job at scene of his NFL low point
Then-Kansas City quarterback Matt Cassel is examined after getting knocked out of the game on October 07, 2012 at Arrowhead Stadium.
Vikings: Could Ponder be on the way out?
In time, the Minnesota Vikings ' 30-28 win over the Arizona Cardinals on Saturday night -- a preseason game in which both Matt Cassel and Teddy Bridgewater played a full half, and each fashioned a passer rating better than 125 -- could come attached with an ignominious footnote: It could be the night Christian Ponder 's chances of appearing in ... (more)
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Teddy Bridgewater vs. Matt Cassel Fantasy Reaction for Vikings QBs vs. Cardinals
If there still truly is a quarterback controversy in Minnesota between Matt Cassel and Teddy Bridgewater, neither player gave much leeway in their performances against the Arizona Cardinals in Saturday night's preseason game.
Hartman: Vikings pass protection needs to improve
Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder was sacked by the Raiders' Ricky Lumpkin and Justin Cole in the fourth quarter of the preseason opener against the Raiders.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Arizona Cardinals vs. Minnesota Vikings: Game Time, TV/Radio, Streaming
Oct 21, 2012; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald talks with Minnesota Vikings defensive tackle Kevin Williams after the game at the Metrodome.
Fantasy Football 2014: Best Flex Options to Steal on Draft Day
One of the best words to use in any draft, whether it's real or in a fantasy league, is value.
Rich Gannon: Vikings right to pick Bridgewater over Manziel
Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater takes the snap during Vikings training camp in Mankato on Thursday, August 14, 2014.
Minnesota Vikings would like a closer look at Matt Cassel before deciding
Jul 25, 2014; Mankato, MN, USA; Minnesota Vikings quarterback Matt Cassel throws a pass at training camp at Minnesota State University.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
NFL Trade Rumors: Vikings Trading QB Christian Ponder?
Aug 8, 2014; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Minnesota Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder against the Oakland Raiders at TCF Bank Stadium.
You read that right: Christian Ponder is open to a trade
Yes, the former Vikings first-rounder looks at the wall, sees the writing upon it, and has offered himself up for the good of the team and himself.
Adrian Peterson Ruled Out Of Saturday's Game vs. Arizona
Aug 8, 2014; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson talks along the sidelines during the game with the Oakland Raiders at TCF Bank Stadium.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Wednesday (Bridgewater or Cassel?) edition: Wha' Happened?
The Vikings are in the midst of one of those great sports dilemmas - the kind where there is no perfect answer, we can talk in circles for hours, and most of it is meaningless [redacted] serving as a pleasant diversion from riots, wars and deadly viruses.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
The Daily Norseman
Adam Thielen a.k.a. "Mankato Flash"
I like Thielen's chances for a spot on the final roster. I believe his biggest competition is Rodney Smith.
Sun Aug 10, 2014
Vikings' Matt Cassel edges Teddy Bridgewater to start vs. Arizona
Quarterback Johnny Manziel might get a start for Cleveland in his second NFL preseason game.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
The Daily Norseman
Christian Ponder Should Not Make This Team
Going into training camp, I really did not think I would make the argument in the title of this post.
A lot to like in first look at Vikings during preseason win
The Vikings entered a new era Friday night, with new coach Mike Zimmer pacing the sidelines at TCF Bank Stadium, the team's temporary home for the next two years, and rookie quarterback Teddy Bridgewater making his preseason debut.
Minnesota Vikings vs Oakland Raiders: 5 Things To Watch For
Jul 25, 2014; Mankato, MN, USA; Minnesota Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder and quarterback Matt Cassel and quarterback Teddy Bridgewater await drills at training camp at Minnesota State University.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Hartman: Cassel can be leader Vikings need at quarterback
If the Vikings get the kind of play from Cassel that he used in guiding the 2008 Patriots and the 2010 Chiefs, this team would have a chance to greatly improve on their 5-10-1 record from last season.