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After a grim night in Chicago, it appears the Donovan McNabb era is all but over in Minnesota as Christian Ponder sees the first snaps of his NFL career.
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After a grim night in Chicago, it appears the Donovan McNabb era is all but over in Minnesota as Christian Ponder sees the first snaps of his NFL career.

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