Christian Ponder, Minnesota Vikings: Where QBs Go To Die

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Christian Ponder, Minnesota Vikings: Where QBs Go To Die
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Christian Ponder in his first NFL start.

Are the Minnesota Viking cheerleaders really Valkyries; the heavenly females who escort fallen warriors to Valhalla? If so, that would make Valhalla—the great after world of Norse mythology—the Metrodome. Who’d of thought?

I did.

The Minnesota Vikings have a history of seeking out one veteran quarterback after another hoping he’ll be the one to finally get them a Super Bowl ring. Instead, Minnesota becomes either the final stop for QB journeymen looking for one last hurrah or the beginning of the end.

Here are some past Viking QB hopefuls who were acquired for their experience in the hopes of bringing the hard luck Vikings some good fortune. They all either made Minnesota another stop on their journey or ended their careers with the club.

We’ll also take a glimpse at the future of the franchise, Christian Ponder.

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