Broncos' quarterback Tim Tebow is 5-1 as a starter, but he can't escape criticism for his unorthodox style of play. Tebow also can't escape criticism for being open about his religious beliefs. Vikings' quarterback Christian Ponder appreciates that Tebow is "walking the walk."
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Police obtain 'valuable information' in search for missing 6-year-old Elle Ragin
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Ponder: 'I can't play not to lose'
He’s had a rough three weeks, but Christian Ponder is keeping his chin up. The Vikings quarterback told reporters today he knows he has to make better decisions on the field, but not be too conservative. The rookie says says he “can’t play not to lose. I’ve got to play to win.” Ponder takes on the Washington Redskins Saturday.
Peterson practices, Ponder doesn't
Adrian Peterson was back on the field Thursday for the first time since spraining his ankle against Oakland. The Vikings will need all the help they can get to avoid their fifth-straight loss Sunday in Detroit. Quarterback Christian Ponder did not practice, due to a hip pointer injury.
Ponder might be playing through pain Sunday
Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder says he’s still sore and stiff after suffering a hip pointer in Sunday’s loss to the Broncos. Ponder didn’t practice today, and he may not practice much all week, but he says he’ll spend time watching film and do everything he can play in Detroit this weekend.
Video: Paul Allen on Tim Tebow, Jared Allen & spirituality
Paul Allen, the radio voice of the Vikings, ponders the words of Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow.
Frazier: Ponder starting, AP should return
With the New Orleans Saints marching into town Sunday, Vikings coach Leslie Frazier says there is no doubt Christian Ponder is his starting quarterback. Frazier also says running back Adrian Peterson is poised to make his comeback after recovering from a high ankle sprain.
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