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St. Paul Pioneer Press Aug 23, 2015
As expected, Vikings fans boo Christian Ponder's return

As expected, Vikings fans boo Christian Ponder's return

Just as he expected, quarterback Christian Ponder was booed Saturday night in his return to Minnesota. But he didn't respond with what he had thought about doing.

Access Vikings morning walkthrough: Yankey rising, Christian pondering and Sid remembering '59

Every weekday, we walk you through what’s going on with the Vikings. WHAT YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED — Former Vikings quarterback and current Raiders quarterback Christian Ponder said he expects to be booed when he plays at TCF Bank Stadium on Saturday night. I don’t know. He could be OK since he’ll probably complete passes to Vikings players for big plays. Plus, he could always dilute the venom by holding up a “Bill is here, too” sign and pointing toward Raiders offensive coordinator and former Vikings offensive coordinator Bill Musgrave. — David Yankey used to be a man stuck behind...
St. Paul Pioneer Press Aug 20, 2015
Christian Ponder expecting boos on return to Vikings turf

Christian Ponder expecting boos on return to Vikings turf

Christian Ponder was booed last August at TCF Bank Stadium when he played for the Vikings against Oakland. Now that he's with the Raiders, he has little doubt he'll get the same reception when he returns Saturday.

Oakland QB Christian Ponder expects to hear boos in Minnesota return

By Chris Tomasson ctomasson@pioneerpress.com Christian Ponder was booed last August at TCF Bank Stadium when he played for the Vikings against Oakland. Now that he’s on the Raiders, he has little doubt what the reception will be when he returns Saturday. “Oh, I’m going to get booed,’’ the quarterback told the Bay Area News Group. After being the No. 12 pick out of Florida State in 2011, Ponder played for the Vikings through last season. He never panned out, and got into just two games last season before signing with Oakland as a free agent to back up Derek Carr. […] The post...

Christian Ponder expects to be booed by Vikings fans Saturday night

Christian Ponder will return to Minnesota this weekend as a member of the Raiders. And the former Vikings first-round pick doesn’t expect to receive a warm reception when he runs out onto the field at TCF Bank Stadium. “Oh, I’m going to get booed,” Ponder told Bay Area News Group. “I’m trying to figure out, we were talking about it in the quarterback room, what I should do when I get out on the field? Should I take a bow, or what? What’s going to happen? I’m expecting some boos, but it’s all fun though.” Ponder didn’t live up to expectations here in Minnesota after the...

Christian Ponder expects to be booed Saturday in Minnesota

Christian Ponder is returning to Minnesota on Saturday for the Raiders’ second exhibition game against the Vikings. It’s just a preseason game, but he’ll be facing the team that made him the No. 12 pick in the 2011 draft, a… Continue Reading →

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