Minnesota Vikings: Why Christian Ponder Was the Right Pick

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Minnesota Vikings: Why Christian Ponder Was the Right Pick
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All across Bleacher Report and Profootballtalk, everything anyone is talking about is how horrible Minnesota's No. 12 pick was. 

I personally don't see anything wrong with the pick. I mean, yes, they "reached" for a QB that wasn't projected to go until the early second round, but clearly they got the guy they wanted, or they wouldn't have taken him so high. 

Vikings fans: Calm down, your franchise isn't any worse off than they were last season. In fact, Ponder is a big improvement. He's a great pick for the Vikings; he will be ready to start on opening day. 

If you all need some reassurance, you've found it. Here's some reason's why the Vikings made the right call with Ponder. 

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