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Minnesota Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder (7) carries the ball during the first half against the Seattle Seahawks at CenturyLink Field. Steven Bisig-USA TODAY Sports

Vikings' Ponder to start at QB against Packers

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Christian Ponder will be the starting quarterback for the Minnesota Vikings when they travel to Green Bay to face the Packers on Sunday.


Vikings coach Leslie Frazier said Wednesday that the decision to start Ponder, who was benched last Sunday in the fourth quarer of a 41-20 loss to the Seattle Seahawks, is based on the third-year pro having some success in the past against the Packers.

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