Christian Ponder led the Vikings to victory over Washington after months of attacks from regiments of professional critics and invisible bloggers.
With a last-minute loss to Dallas there are growing sounds of player dissatisfaction with their coaches.
Meanwhile, the Vikings’ restless fans seem divided over who should be evicted first: the quarterback or the coach.
Nobody takes the blame with quite the same solemnity and contrition as Leslie Frazier, the coach of the now 0-and-2 team.
After the opening minutes in Detroit, the Viking defense was a mirage. The team was competitive for a while, and then the nightmare began.
This question should be resolved this year: Does Ponder belong in the skilled and contending crowd of big league quarterbacks?
Strong performances by Adrian Peterson and Christian Ponder are essential in keeping the ball away from the Packers’ Aaron Rodgers.
There was something perverse about the arithmetic of the offense in a game that came down to one man against 11.
Looking ahead, the Vikings face many obstacles.
This is Adrian Peterson’s game. Nobody does it better.
Christian Ponder is worrying about interceptions and seemingly losing confidence with each stride.
It’s time to embrace this team, considering the debris piling up among other athletic organizations around us.
Two of Minnesota’s premier cultural institutions are deep in the red and need help.
The NFL calls it parity, but the Vikings call it Percy and Adrian — and Greenway, Allen, Winfield, Sullivan, Kalil, and a more-settled Christian Ponder.
The Vikings could soon find themselves in undisputed first place in the NFL’s North Division.
The team displayed mental and muscular toughness and a willingness to grind it out, toe to toe and eyeball to eyeball.
This old crock of a kicker named Adam Vinatieri ends Christian Ponder’s winning streak at one.
On this day in September of 2012, the Vikings, of all people, are tied for first place in their division.
The Vikings play Jacksonville in a game matching two teams that combined to lose 24 games out of possible 32 in 2011.