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PFT on NBCSN: Christian Ponder

Christian Ponder AP

It’s going to be a buys weekend of roster moves around the NFL and we’ll have all the latest for you on Friday’s edition of Pro Football Talk on NBCSN, but we’ll also be talking to a player who won’t be doing much sweating about his job.

The Vikings won’t be cutting Christian Ponder, but the third-year player is definitely on the spot as the 2013 season gets underway. The Vikings made the playoffs last season largely on the back of Adrian Peterson, but the team went out and got some new targets for Ponder this offseason in hopes of giving them more options this time around. We’ll talk to Ponder about those new targets, Peterson and his expectations for the coming season.

And then we’ll get back to the roster moves that are taking place all around the league before Saturday’s deadline for teams to get to 53 players.

We’ll have that and all the rest of the biggest news of the day at 5:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN.

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8 Responses to “PFT on NBCSN: Christian Ponder”
  1. Rick Spielman is a Magician says: Aug 30, 2013 5:21 PM

    Ponder hasn’t looked that great in the preseason but the Vikings’ preseason philosophy is to run the most bland offense they possibly can. Patterson and Simpson haven’t run more than 15 yards downfield and none of the Percy plays they ran last year have been used. Obviously, Adrian hasn’t played either. I’m withholding judgment on him until the regular season starts, but then judgment will be swift and brutal.

  2. contra74 says: Aug 30, 2013 5:22 PM

    Christian – shouldnt you be out there practicing that arm of yours rather than flapping your gums?

  3. filthymcnasty1 says: Aug 30, 2013 5:26 PM

    The hapless and tasteless Vikings could not develop a QB to save their mother’s life.

  4. vikingstillidie says: Aug 30, 2013 5:39 PM

    RG3 has “it”
    Russell Wilson has “it”
    Andrew Luck has “it”
    Kolin Kaepernick has “it”

    Christan Ponder… well, I’ll let you decide ….

  5. mnwildfan15 says: Aug 30, 2013 5:45 PM

    But his wife is hot.

  6. paullearnedblckjcksn says: Aug 30, 2013 5:55 PM

    “It”??
    i take it you don’t mean “super bowl win”

  7. crappygovernment says: Aug 30, 2013 5:58 PM

    Tebow defeated Ponder in 2011 before he was blackballed!

  8. jrmbadger says: Aug 30, 2013 6:44 PM

    What more really needs to be said about the paperweight the Vikings have behind center?

    He’s dead weight to his team.

    Poor Adrian.

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