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Vikings' Ponder had to ditch a throwing hitch

Rookie QB Christian Ponder worked on changing his throwing motion between the time he was drafted and the time he showed up for training camp after a hitch in his motion was detected during his time at IMG. See what Ponder and Chris Weinke, the mechanic for the Ponder's motor, said about how he got it and what was causing it.

Christian Ponder has a serviceable NFL arm, probably better than what he was given credit for early in the draft evaluation process, but his delivery also changed thanks to an astute find during the summer by another Florida State quarterback. While Ponder benefitted from offseason tutoring on the Vikings' offense from Chris Weinke down at IMG Academies in Bradenton, Fla., he was also the...

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