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Vikings receivers have changed; has Ponder?

Christian Ponder (Bruce Kluckhohn/USA TODAY)

The Vikings have enacted personnel changes at receiver, but they also believe Christian Ponder has changed. The proof will be in the numbers this year, one of them average last year and one of them among the worst.

The Minnesota Vikings have a new supporting cast for Christian Ponder, and a new and improved Ponder, according to coaches and players. Percy Harvin is gone to Seattle; veteran Greg Jennings and rookie Cordarrelle Patterson are in. But, despite those important changes, the playbook hasn't changed much. "Not a whole lot has changed. I think every year you add new plays and you try different things... Recommended Stories