Breaking Down Christian Ponder’s Form at the NFL’s Midseason Mark

October 24, 2012   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Oh, Christian Ponder. Where to begin ....
It's been an up and down season for the second-year quarterback of the Minnesota Vikings.
At times, he has looked ready to lead the Minnesota Vikings on a deep playoff run.  For example, with 20 seconds left against the Jacksonville Jaguars in Week 1, he led Minnesota to a game-tying field goal.  He also powered a 17-3 halftime lead against the the San Francisco 49ers in Week 3.
Then there were the terrible passes against the Washington Redskins, followed by the impressive comeback attempt that culminated in him passing for 352 yards three weeks ago. And then came Sunday's debacle against the Arizona Cardinals.
Ponder completed 8 of 17 passes for 58 yards. He was 1 of 7 in the second half for 4 yards.
It's been a roller coaster ride–one that the Vikings cannot afford to stay on if they are serious about making a postseason run.
He isn’t the same uncomfortable rookie from 2011. He is now a legi...

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