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No turnovers turns into Vikings win

September 30, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

A change of continents, if not quarterbacks, seemed to do the trick for the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday. Continue Reading

Vikings QB Ponder needs improvement

September 9, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. The Minnesota Vikings are set up to win without commanding performances by Christian Ponder. Continue Reading

Vikings’ finish may have solidified Ponder’s role

January 6, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

MINNEAPOLIS Christian Ponder’s future as the Minnesota Vikings starting quarterback may have been sewn up without him even throwing a pass. Continue Reading

Vikings’ GM has ‘100 percent belief’ in Ponder

November 14, 2012 in West Central Tribune

Christian Ponder’s up-and-down performance in his first full season as the Vikings starting quarterback has draped plenty of criticism on his shoulders from the team’s demanding fans. Continue Reading

Ponder’s performance makes Vikings proud

November 12, 2012 in West Central Tribune

Signs of Christian Ponder’s confidence made a welcomed return for the Minnesota Vikings, in the pocket during a win and at the podium for his postgame interview. Continue Reading

Ponder reverts to his old form with turnovers

October 15, 2012 in West Central Tribune

Christian Ponder’s decision-making, accuracy and ability to avoid the big mistake were three of the biggest keys to Minnesota’s surprising 4-1 start to the season. Continue Reading

Vikings proud of poised, interception-free Ponder

October 3, 2012 in West Central Tribune

There is one starting quarterback left in the NFL who hasn’t thrown an interception this season.
One of the last passers who would have been in the conversation for that stat is Christian Ponder. His rookie year for the Minnesota Vikings was at times promising, but predominantly erratic and painful. Continue Reading

Time for Vikes’ quarterback Ponder to show he’s ready

September 5, 2012 in West Central Tribune

Christian Ponder was watching during draft time in April, when the Minnesota Vikings passed on a chance to bring in another quarterback in favor of a left tackle to keep Ponder off his back. Continue Reading

Vikings want Ponder to take a dive, stay alive

August 23, 2012 in West Central Tribune

The Minnesota Vikings want Christian Ponder to be cautious when he carries the ball.
By diving head first. Continue Reading

Ponder thrives for Vikings in 36-14 win over Bills

August 17, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Christian Ponder threw a first-quarter touchdown pass in a sharp three-possession appearance and the Minnesota Vikings breezed to a 36-14 victory Friday night over the Buffalo Bills. Continue Reading