9:51 PM EDT, Wed April 23, 2014

Decision on Ponder's option may not be easy

The Vikings have until May 3 to decide whether to exercise their fifth-year option on Christian Ponder, and while Ponder has not met expectations, the decision could be tougher than you think.

Will the Vikings exercise option for Christian Ponder?

The Vikings have yet to exercise Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder’s fifth year option, according to the NFL Players Association’s records. The deadline to do so for 2011 first round picks is on May 3.

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