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Notebook: Ponder struggles for first time

Up until Friday, Christian Ponder appeared to be getting better every day. Ponder took the second-team reps and showed the inconsistency of, well, a rookie. Leslie Frazier and Ponder talked about the outing.

His mama told him would there be days like these. In his first full practice Friday since being pushed to the second-team offense, Christian Ponder struggled badly, throwing a pair of 7-on-7 interceptions, one of which was returned for what would have been a pick-six touchdown. Head coach Leslie Frazier was asked to respond to Ponder's less-than-stellar performance and he summed it up as...