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Ponder, coaches evaluate preseason offense

Christian Ponder (Ed Szczepanski/US Presswire)

The numbers in the third preseason game weren't flattering, but how did Christian Ponder perform throughout the preseason compared to last year and last preseason, and what are the issues he needs to work on? Ponder, Frazier and Musgrave all weigh in.

Even before the Vikings struggled to sustain drives in the biggest game of the preseason last Friday, players were warning not to put too much emphasis on preseason performances. Most of the Vikings' first-team offense was on the field for the majority of the first half of the 12-10 loss to the San Diego Chargers, but six of the first seven drives ended in four plays or fewer – with four punts, a... Recommended Stories