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Sunday Slant: The Ponder predicament

Christian Ponder (Chuck Cook/US Presswire)

Christian Ponder has done everything he can to be in shape, but he still hasn't gotten the two things he needs most: Working with his top receivers and getting instruction from his Vikings coaches.

Christian Ponder has been doing just about everything he can under the duress of the nearly five-month-long lockout, but the stark reality of his situation is that there is only so much Ponder could do. He wasn't able to work with coaches – or at least current NFL coaches – and the Vikings' most talented wide receivers the last two years, Sidney Rice and Percy Harvin, never did show up at... Recommended Stories

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