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Frazier: Decision between Ponder and McNabb will come Wednesday

Minnesota officially has a quarterback controversy. Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier says a decision on whether Donovan McNabb or Christian Ponder will start Sunday against the Packers won't be made until Wednesday.
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Minnesota officially has a quarterback controversy. Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier says a decision on whether Donovan McNabb or Christian Ponder will start Sunday against the Packers won't be made until Wednesday.

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