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Topic - Christian Ponder
Matt Cassel was one day away from hitting the free agent market and fielding offers from other suitors. Then the Minnesota Vikings swooped in at the last minute.
New Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer has taken a methodical approach to evaluating the team's muddled quarterback situation, refusing to make any concrete statements about the position until he had time to do his homework and come to a decision.
Wherever Michael Sam winds up in the NFL, he'll bring plenty of extra attention to his team as the first openly gay player in the league.
The Minnesota Vikings already had a lot of work to do with their quarterback situation this offseason.
Leslie Frazier's admirers were all over the Minnesota Vikings locker room and throughout the organization.
The Minnesota Vikings know who'll be giving the handoffs this week, even if they're not sure yet who'll be taking them.
Niles Paul never saw the signal. Or maybe he just didn't believe it. It was tough to tell who knew what in the chaos of a fake punt that failed late in the third quarter of a 34-27 loss to the Minnesota Vikings.
The problem is that this isn't last year, no matter how many times the tired comparison is mentioned in the locker room. That's why the Robert Griffin III tried, without much success, to explain how the Redskins lost to a team that had just one win, played without six starters and feature a quarterback rotation that seems to be drawn out of a horned Vikings hat each week.
Christian Ponder will start at quarterback for Minnesota against Green Bay on Sunday night, while Josh Freeman will be inactive after being cleared to practice.
Adrian Peterson carried the ball only 23 times in Minnesota's last two games.
The quarterback carousel hasn't stopped turning for the Vikings and it seems to spin more wildly out of control each week.
Josh Freeman has a concussion and Minnesota Vikings coach Leslie Frazier says he will likely turn the offense back over to Christian Ponder for the game against Green Bay on Sunday night.
Your turn, Josh Freeman.
Matt Cassel will start at quarterback for the Minnesota Vikings against Carolina on Sunday, a seemingly inevitable decision finally confirmed by coach Leslie Frazier.
"That's a relationship I'll remember and have the rest of my life," Ponder said.