Christian Ponder says he wasn’t surprised the Vikings made him the 12th overall pick in last month’s draft. That would put him in the clear minority, because it was a move the surprised nearly everyone else.
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Posted: Thursday, May 19th, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: First and 10, Buffalo Bills, Christian Ponder, Hines Ward, Julio Jones, Kevin Boss, Marcedes Lewis, Michael Vick, Pittsburgh Steelers, Stevie Johnson
What if Bills receiver Stevie Johnson didn’t drop that should-have-been game-winning TD pass in overtime against the Steelers last season? Perhaps Pittsburgh wouldn’t have won the AFC North and advanced to the Super Bowl.
Cowboys QB Tony Romo could be one of the biggest steals in fantasy football drafts this season. Find out why.
I still think that Donovan McNabb can still be a very effective quarterback in the right situation, but at this stage of his career I wouldn’t give him the keys to my team like the Redskins did last season.
Posted: Friday, May 13th, 2011 | Michael Fabiano Tags: Aaron Rodgers, Braylon Edwards, Christian Ponder, Donovan McNabb, Jermichael Finley, Josh McDaniels, Marques Colston, Philip Rivers, Sam Bradford, Santonio Holmes, Sidney Rice, Vincent Jackson
Fantasy owners should hope that WRs Vincent Jackson and Santonio Holmes don’t switch teams once free agency begins.
The top seven quarterback prospects all went early in the 2011 NFL Draft, many of them earlier than expected. But each quarterback enters a different scenario with his new team, with unique circumstances determining how early they will be expected to contribute.
The first big shock of the draft didn’t last long. It went precisely four picks, from the time the Titans took Jake Locker eighth overall until the Vikings made Christian Ponder the 12th pick overall and the fourth quarterback selected in the draft.
Cam Newton (No. 1 to Panthers), Jake Locker (No. 8 to Titans), Blaine Gabbert (No. 10 to Jaguars) and Christian Ponder (No. 12 to Vikings) were taken among the top 12 selections in the draft.
The Bengals are looking for a quarterback, that much we know about the draft. But where do the Bengals make the move? Our Gil Brandt told readers on Monday during his NFL.com chat that the Bengals could be looking to move out of the No. 4 spot in the draft, and that the club has its eyes on quarterback down the draft board.
Quarterbacks were the talk of Pat Kirwan‘s weekly Monday chat on NFL.com. Even former Dolphins quarterback Don Strock stopped by to chat about Florida State QB Christian Ponder.
In his latest NFL.com chat, Steve Wyche tossed out the idea that the Vikings could think about trading up a few spots for Cam Newton if the Auburn QB slides at all.
Are the Dolphins committed to QB Chad Henne? The owner wasn’t talking at the Super Bowl. But GM Jeff Ireland said that the team was committed to Henne … for now.
So who are “the best of the rest,” the quarterbacks currently under the radar coming off the 2011 NFL Scouting Combine?
With an athletic group of quarterbacks working out Sunday at the NFL Scouting Combine, all eyes are on their every move as they rotate between skill and position drills on the field at Lucas Oil Stadium.
It’s not easy being a quarterback at the Senior Bowl. The expectations are both high and very difficult to meet given the circumstances.