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Vikings: Teddy Bridgewater gets advice from Christian Ponder

The Vikings have a struggling rookie quarterback. A quarterback who not so long ago dealt with his own struggles as a rookie is lending a helping hand.
Daily Norseman Oct 15, 2014

An Actual Minnesota Vikings Feel Good Story

It's nice to read about members of the Minnesota Vikings doing good things, particularly in light of everything that's happened with this team in recent weeks. This story from yesterday gives us one such example. This is the story of Brianna and Emily Robbins, a couple of girls from Minnesota who lost their mother recently. Their father took them shopping yesterday, and they just happened to run into Christian Ponder and his wife, Samantha, who were shopping at the same store. The girls and their father got their pictures taken with Ponder (who they recognized immediately), and things went...

Vikings Rewind: Christian Ponder's second interception

The situation: The Vikings are down 21-0 to the Packers with 6:40 left in the first half. They’re facing a 2nd and 8 on their own 22 and elect to pass. The reason: They’re down three scores after quarterback Christian Ponder threw a pick-six on the previous drive. They will receive the ball to start the second half and could make it a game if they score on this possession. The result: Packers linebacker Jamari Lattimore intercepts Ponder’s pass intended for running back Jerick McKinnon. How it happened: The Vikings are lined up in 11 personnel, meaning one running back and one tight...
Daily Norseman Oct 7, 2014
The MBT Era Is Dead! Long Live The MBT Era!

The MBT Era Is Dead! Long Live The MBT Era!

The semi-legend gets his walking papers, but the Vikings sign three more guys in his place you've probably never heard of So what was your favorite moment of the MacLeod Bethel-Thompson era? I was particularly fond of the thought that he was better than Christian Ponder, and was an All Pro in waiting if he was just given the chance. And you know, after watching Christian Ponder struggle last week, I was willing to give him a shot. But no, now we'll never get that chance, because Thompson was cut this morning. But he can hit the street unemployed knowing that it took not one, not two, but...

Access Vikings morning walkthrough: Ponder's fall, Megatron might sit out Sunday and more

Every weekday, our Vikings reporters walk you through what’s happening with the team that day. WHAT YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED — Police used tear gas and a Taser to subdue DT Tom Johnson on Sunday morning. — The Lions are considering sitting WR Calvin Johnson against the Vikings. — How did Christian Ponder go from competent QB to the guy we saw Thursday? — Is WR Cordarrelle Patterson getting a pass from fans and media when he shouldn’t? TWEET OF THE (YESTER)DAY We are wearing pink and you should too. Show us your pink gear with #VikingsConnected. #NFLPink pic.twitter.com/4QvJfvG7D2 —...
KFFL Oct 2, 2014

Vikings | Rough game for Christian Ponder

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Vikings: Teddy Bridgewater inactive, Christian Ponder to start against Packers

Vikings: Teddy Bridgewater inactive, Christian Ponder to start against Packers

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- With Teddy Bridgewater inactive because of a sprained left ankle, Christian Ponder took over as the Vikings' starting quarterback for Thursday night's game against the Packers at Lambeau Field.

Ponder set to start at QB for Vikings

Teddy Bridgewater’s ankle injury apparently will keep him out of tonight’s game at Green Bay. Christian Ponder will start at quarterback for the Vikings, according to the NFL Network’s Ian Rappoport (@rapsheet). The NFL Network is televising tonight’s game. Bridgewater was listed as questionable (50 percent chance of playing), but will be inactive. Ponder played last season when the Packers and Vikings tied 26-26 in Green Bay. Earlier today, the Vikings activated quarterback Chandler Harnish, who joined the team earlier this week, from the practice squad.

Teddy Bridgewater listed as questionable for Packers game; Chad Greenway out

By Chris Tomasson ctomasson@pioneerpress.com Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater was listed Wednesday as questionable for Thursday night’s game at Green Bay. The rookie suffered a sprained left ankle last Sunday against Atlanta and didn’t practice Monday and Tuesday. The Vikings on Wednesday went through with what coach Mike Zimmer called a “job-through,’’ but it wasn’t open to the media. A source close to Bridgewater said he was continuing to get treatment around the clock and called him a “game-time decision.’’ If Bridgewater can’t go, Christian Ponder will get the...

Teddy Bridgewater (ankle) not at practice

Vikings rookie quarterback Teddy Bridgewater was not at practice on Monday. He’s nursing an ankle injury suffered in the 41-28 victory over the Falcons on Sunday. Quarterback Christian Ponder received ­first team reps in Bridgewater’s absence with practice squad quarterback McLeod Bethel-Thompson serving as his backup. Head coach Mike Zimmer said he was hopeful Bridgewater would play on Thursday against the Packers. Along with Bridgewater, linebacker Chad Greenway and cornerback Captain Munnerlyn were not at practice. Greenway missed Sunday’s game with broken hand and a rib injury....

Zimmer 'hopeful' Bridgewater will play Thursday

Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer said he’s hopeful rookie quarterback Teddy Bridgewater will play on Thursday against the Packers at Lambeau Field. Bridgewater had an MRI on his sprained ankle right after the game, which Zimmer said came back clean. “He’s doing a lot better today, so we’ll see,” Zimmer said. The rookie suffered the ankle injury on a 3rd and goal quarterback scramble from the 2 in the fourth quarter. He remained in the game on 4th and goal but was carted to the locker room during the next offensive series. Christian Ponder replaced Bridgewater and finished the game,...
St. Paul Pioneer Press Sep 28, 2014

Vikings QB Christian Ponder ready if Teddy Bridgewater can't go Thursday

The Teddy Bridgewater era has begun. Now, it will be seen if it has to take a week off.

Bridgewater (ankle) scheduled for Monday MRI

Vikings rookie quarterback Teddy Bridgewater isn’t sure about his status for Thursday’s Week 5 matchup against the Packers, but he felt he could’ve returned in the 41-28 victory over the Falcons on Sunday at TCF Bank Stadium. The Vikings said Bridgewater suffered a sprained ankle and will get an MRI on Monday. He sprained his ankle in the fourth quarter on a 3rd and goal quarterback sneak from the 2-yard line. He remained in the game on 4th and goal, but Bridgewater was carted to the locker room as quarterback Christian Ponder took the field on the next offensive series. Bridgewater...
St. Paul Pioneer Press Sep 27, 2014

Vikings' Christian Ponder prepares, but 'it's Teddy's team'

Suddenly, Christian Ponder is potentially one snap away from again being the Vikings' starting quarterback.
St. Paul Pioneer Press Sep 24, 2014
Vikings: Christian Ponder's No. 1 fan going strong at 93

Vikings: Christian Ponder's No. 1 fan going strong at 93

In 2012, when she was a mere 90, Barbara Howard-Glaeve met Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder for the first time.

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