Christian Ponder's Minnesota Vikings came up short against the Green Bay Packers, who stayed unbeaten with a second-half surge at Mall of America Field.
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Ponder named Vikings' starting QB for rest of season
Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier has told rookie quarterback Christian Ponder that he will start Sunday, replacing veteran Donovan McNabb. Ponder's first test? The defending Super Bowl champion Green Bay Packers, who are undefeated this year.
Round two: Ponder vs. Packers
Three weeks ago Christian Ponder made his first NFL start against the undefeated Packers. Not much has changed with Green Bay. They're still undefeated and Aaron Rodgers is still dominating. A lot has changed with Ponder, and he's ready for round two against the Packers.
Why numbers don't tell full story of Ponder's first start
Christian Ponder's overall numbers weren't that great against Green Bay last Sunday. But after a closer look at the stats, the Daily Norseman explains why Vikings fans should be excited about the rookie.
Winning start No. 1 won't be easy for Ponder
Christian Ponder will have the home crowd behind him Sunday when he makes his first career start against the undefeated Packers, but that probably won't be enough to disrupt Aaron Rodgers and company. Ponder will have to make his receivers look better than they've been, and do so running for his life.
Ponder is better prepared for rematch against Green Bay
Christian Ponder says he's ready for his second go-around with the Green Bay Packers. The Vikings lost his first career start back at Metrodome against the Cheeseheads, but Ponder says he's learned a lot and is better prepared for the rematch.
Rodgers, Packers pummel Vikings 45-7
The Green Bay Packers improved to 9-0 as they embarrassed the Vikings 45-7 on Monday Night Football. Aaron Rodgers finished with four touchdowns and a season-low 250 yards, but he didn’t even play in the fourth quarter. Christian Ponder finished with 190 yards passing and an interception.
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