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Christian Ponder accepts backup role with Raiders, making most of his reps

The unquestioned starter at quarterback for the Raiders this offseason is second year man, Derek Carr. But unfortunately, Carr has a finger injury that is keeping him from throwing passes. In his absence, Christian Ponder and Matt McGloin have shared the first team reps. What's interesting is despite McGloin entering his third season, it's Ponder who is ahead of the learning curve. That's because, though Ponder is new to the Raiders, he and Raiders new offensive coordinator Bill Musgrave worked together for three years in Minnesota. Ponder said Tuesday following OTA practice that Musgrave's...

Raiders QB Christian Ponder making the most of practice reps and understands he’ll step aside when Derek Carr returns

ALAMEDA _ Christian Ponder has talked football, family and faith with Derek Carr since joining the Raiders as an unrestricted free agent. What Ponder has yet to discuss with Carr is how fleeting fame can be as a starting quarterback… Continue Reading →

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