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Lately, it seems as though everyone has been jumping on the "Start Christian Ponder" train.
Since the Vikings are 0-4 and Donovan McNabb is clearly not the long-term solution for the Minnesota Vikings, starting Ponder may be tempting. However, it would be a mistake.
Sure, rookies like Andy Dalton and Cam Newton have been doing fine, but those teams had nothing to lose when the season started. The Vikings had a chance at making the playoffs.
Now that the season is basically over for the Minnesota Vikings, there is no reason to rush Ponder into the fray. They should wait until he fully understands the system, and is comfortable starting for the Vikings.
In the meantime, however, the Vikings should explore other options. They could look at putting Joe Webb in at wide receiver, not at quarterback.
This would throw off the defense, and create a whole host of offensive options for the Vikings. Utilizing plays like these could infuse energy into the team during the second half, and maybe they could score some points.