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Who is Ponder's top target?

Christian Ponder (Scott Cunningham/Getty)

Who is the Vikings' most-targeted receiver, and has that changed since Christian Ponder took over at quarterback? John Holler looks at the Vikings' numbers and compares them to the NFL leaders and one conclusion is clear.

One of the biggest problems the Vikings passing game has faced this year is that, during a time when passing numbers have exploded and records are in line to fall throughout the league, the Vikings haven't jumped on that bandwagon. Eight weeks into the season, the Vikings haven't had a receiver emerge as the "go-to" guy. The NFL keeps stats on what are termed "targets," which refer to how... Recommended Stories