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  1. Halftime: Vikings 14, Lions 10

    Kevin Seifert

    DETROIT -- A few thoughts at halftime from Ford Field, where the Minnesota Vikings hold a 14-10 lead over the Detroit Lions. One way or the other, scoring has been controlled in this game by Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater. He led touchdown...

    Blog | December 14, 2014
  2. Christian Ponder of Minnesota Vikings is starter but injury a fac...

    Kevin Seifert

    Vikings coach Leslie Frazier said that Christian Ponder is "still our starting quarterback" but wouldn't commit to starting him Oct. 13 against the Carolina Panthers, even if his fractured rib is healed by then.

    Story | Conversation | October 01, 2013
  3. Preseason QB playing time in context

    Kevin Seifert

    We spent a bunch of time last week discussing preseason playing time for Minnesota Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder, who got only two snaps in the preseason opener. Ponder played 25 snaps Friday night against the Buffalo, and thanks to NFC West c...

    Blog | August 19, 2013
  4. Vikings: Christian Ponder and the shotgun

    Kevin Seifert

    If you've been able to look past the Minnesota Vikings' uneven preseason results in the passing game, you've probably noticed another -- and perhaps more significant -- common thread. About 77 percent of quarterback Christian Ponder's passes have com...

    Blog | August 17, 2013
  5. Christian Ponder and his two snaps

    Kevin Seifert

    So I found myself in a bit of a Twitter discussion Saturday about the brief appearance of quarterback Christian Ponder in the Minnesota Vikings' preseason opener. Ponder got only two snaps in the Vikings' 27-13 loss to the Houston Texans, prompting s...

    Blog | August 11, 2013
  6. An unexpected start for Greg Jennings

    Kevin Seifert

    So it appears Minnesota Vikings receiver Greg Jennings has closed the cycle on the offseason comments he made about the Green Bay Packers and quarterback Aaron Rodgers in particular. Speaking with reporters Thursday, Jennings said he doesn't "really ...

    Blog | August 02, 2013
  7. ChatWrap: Christian Ponder's uneven camp

    Kevin Seifert

    Tuesday's SportsNation chat turned into a spirited, mostly healthy exchange of ideas, and in some cases differences of opnion, on what I've written thus far about Minnesota Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder in training camp. My simple intent wa...

    Blog | July 30, 2013
  8. Should Adrian Peterson use '12 camp sked?

    Kevin Seifert

    Via Twitter, @jray5k offered a provocative response to our post about the quick injury returns of Minnesota Vikings tailback Adrian Peterson and Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III: "I'd like Vikes to take same approach with AD this ye...

    Blog | July 22, 2013
  9. Greg Jennings on WRs, respect for Rodgers

    Kevin Seifert

    Here is nine minutes of video featuring Minnesota Vikings receiver Greg Jennings justifying his decision to leave behind the quarterbacks he played with in Green Bay in favor of the Vikings' Christian Ponder. When ESPN's Stephen A. Smith noted the dr...

    Blog | July 16, 2013
  10. On the state of Christian Ponder's progress

    Kevin Seifert

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Standing with reporters Thursday on the final day of the Minnesota Vikings' offseason program, quarterback Christian Ponder provided this summary of his work with the offense: "We definitely got better, but there were some days...

    Blog | June 20, 2013
  11. Vikings: On Jeff George as a 'guest coach'

    Kevin Seifert

    My view of Jeff George's career is admittedly skewed by its duration, but in the one season I covered him, George was a good citizen and a highly productive quarterback for the Minnesota Vikings in 1999. I can't stamp out the stories that preceded an...

    Blog | June 05, 2013
  12. WebbWatch: Joe Webb's athleticism

    Kevin Seifert

    Before seeing former Minnesota Vikings quarterback Joe Webb as a wide receiver in organized team activities (OTAs), I suggested he has "a long, long way to go in terms of technique and route-running." During our Tuesday SportsNation chat, I also figu...

    Blog | May 31, 2013
  13. Vikings: Erin Henderson's one-man tryout

    Kevin Seifert

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- During a team drill Wednesday afternoon, Minnesota Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph took off down the seam. He was picked up by new middle linebacker Erin Henderson, who was sprinting to keep up as quarterback Christian Ponder lo...

    Blog | May 29, 2013
  14. Vikings: 2013 and done for Jared Allen?

    Kevin Seifert

    To this point of the offseason, the Minnesota Vikings have elected to carry untouched the largest salary-cap hit for a non-quarterback in the NFL. Despite his cap charge of $17.063 million, defensive end Jared Allen told the Star Tribune recently tha...

    Blog | May 23, 2013
  15. Christian Ponder's offseason elbow scare

    Kevin Seifert

    We noted earlier that Minnesota Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder revealed this week that his right elbow contusion mysteriously returned a few weeks after the season (but before he declared himself fully healthy during a March interview). In t...

    Blog | May 02, 2013
  16. Vikings, Packers in QB trade hotspot

    Kevin Seifert

    Here's a draft scenario I'm sure many of you have considered but is nevertheless worth talking through. A little-known NFL rule has put two NFC North teams in a trade hotspot of sorts during the latter third of the first round of Thursday night's ...

    Blog | April 25, 2013