NFL: Ponder named starter

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  1. Clones21

    Clones21 Well-Known Member

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  2. CyDude16

    CyDude16 Well-Known Member

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    In other news, the Vikings will still blow.
     
  3. Clones21

    Clones21 Well-Known Member

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    This is most likely true. Good to get Ponder the time and snaps though.
     
  4. JUKEBOX

    JUKEBOX Well-Known Member

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    If Ponder sucks the Vikes can snag Luck.
     
  5. ArchiClone23

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    This.
     
  6. HawkSpeng17

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    Seriously against the Packers? ****!
     
  7. Clones21

    Clones21 Well-Known Member

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    You think McNabb was going to do something against a stout Packer defense? Uhhh no. Throw Ponder in and get him the time.
     
  8. timappelgate

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    No. We need Blackmon. Not Luck.
     
  9. Clones21

    Clones21 Well-Known Member

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    If a team had a chance to get Luck and skipped out on him, they would be idiots. Then again I wouldn't expect anything other than that from the Vikings.
     
  10. Clones85'

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    Give me Alshon Jeffrey over Blackman in the NFL
     
  11. MNCyGuy

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    We'll see how Ponder looks here. If he has potential, it wouldn't be the dumbest thing if they had the #1 pick to trade down for more picks. Is Luck with this line/receivers/etc. better than Ponder with an upgraded line and better targets?
     
  12. Chizit

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    He looked impressive for the two minutes that I watched the game last night. Not a bad move by the Vikes.
     
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    Time for McNabb to ponder his future. amirite?
     
  14. GeronimusClone

    GeronimusClone Well-Known Member

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    I would be more excited about this if I thought McNabb was the main problem. When you're staring at a giant pile of ****, it's hard to pick out which peanut is the problem.
    But, if they really think this kid is the answer long term - might as well throw in the towel and give him a go. I'm not sold on him.
     
  15. benjay

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    The vikings coaching staff sucks. I was never big on the Frasier hire and now it's confirmed.
     
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    I hated it as well.
     
  17. CyFan61

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    To think the Vikings could've hired Mike Tomlin...
     
  18. Taco

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    No. Blackmon is a big time receiver, but Luck is being labeled a "Perfect Quarterback" for the draft. All of the analysts are saying that he is the best quarterback to come out of college since John Elway. If you read some of their reports, they are saying that there is not a single flaw in him as a prospect.

    IF Ponder plays well the remainder of the season, or shows that he has the potential to be a franchise qb, and the Vikings have the #1 pick, they have the option to trade that pick. There will be teams will be willing to give up A LOT to draft Luck. If Ponder blows, then they pick Luck, and build around him.

    Side note, Luck is only a junior, so it's not even a guarantee he comes out this year, although most are projecting him to.
     
  19. IcSyU

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    Luck's a senior.
     
  20. RING4CY

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    Viking fans really want them to spend first round picks in back-to-back years on quarterbacks?
     

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