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Christian Ponder offers interesting insight on his experience with the 49ers

Christian Ponder offers interesting insight on his experience with the 49ers

Ponder shared very candid thoughts about what he thinks the locker room needs in Santa Clara After Jed York’s press conference, the San Francisco 49er locker was open while players gathered their things and packed up for the offseason. One of the players who spoke very candidly about his experience with the franchise was Christian Ponder. The back-up quarterback signed with the team during the preseason after Thad Lewis suffered a season ending injury. Ponder may not be a veteran of the 49ers locker room but he has been around the NFL long enough to be able to offer an educated opinion...
CSN Bay Area Dec 29, 2016

Kelly: No plan to get Ponder playing time

SANTA CLARA Quarterback Colin Kaepernick will make his 11th consecutive start to finish the regular season on Sunday.Coach Chip Kelly said there is no plan to get backup Christian Ponder into the 49ers season finale against the Seattle Seahawks at Levis Stadium.Were trying to go win a football game, Kelly said on Thursday. Kap will play unless he gets banged up.
CSN Bay Area Dec 24, 2016

Ponder remains 49ers' No. 2 QB

LOS ANGELES Christian Ponder will remain as the 49ers No. 2 quarterback on Sunday when the 49ers play the Los Angeles Rams on Sunday at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.Colin Kaepernick will make his 10th consecutive start of the season after replacing Blaine Gabbert. The 49ers are 0-9 in Kaepernick previous nine starts this season.
Niners Nation Dec 19, 2016
Chip Kelly explained why Christian Ponder was active over Blaine Gabbert

Chip Kelly explained why Christian Ponder was active over Blaine Gabbert

The San Francisco 49ers decided to activate Christian Ponder for the first time this season. Head coach Chip Kelly talked about it after the game. The San Francisco 49ers made a change at the quarterback position in Week 15, electing to activate Christian Ponder as the backup, deactivating Blaine Gabbert. Ponder was seen taking offensive practice reps earlier this week for the first time (instead of just scout team reps), so it was not entirely surprising he was activated. After the game, head coach Chip Kelly was asked why the team moved Ponder up the depth chart. Kelly had this to...

He’s No. 2: 49ers QB Ponder active for first time this season

ATLANTA - Niners quarterback Christian Ponder is a snap away from playing in his first regular-season game since 2014. Blaine Gabbert, who started the first five games before he was supplanted by Colin Kaepernick, is inactive for today’s game against the Falcons. Ponder hasn’t played in a regular-season game since Oct. 2, 2014, when he was with the Vikings. Ponder, the No. 12 pick in 2011, said recently he thinks he’s cleared some mental hurdles that held him back earlier in his career. The 49ers’ other inactives are WR Torrey Smith (concussion), RB Mike Davis, DT Tony...
CSN Bay Area Dec 18, 2016

49ers inactives: Ponder replaces Gabbert as 49ers' backup QB

ATLANTA Christian Ponder will suit up for his first game of the season on Sunday when the 49ers face the Atlanta Falcons at the Georgia Dome.Coach Chip Kelly made the move to promote Ponder into the backup position ahead of Blaine Gabbert and behind 49ers starting quarterback Colin Kaepernick.

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