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Teammates assess the importance of Kalil

Matt Kalil (Bruce Kluckhohn/US Presswire)

Matt Kalil's new teammates, from offensive line mates to quarterback Christian Ponder, assessed what his acquisition means for the Vikings.

Christian Ponder "cracked a pretty big smile" when the Vikings drafted left tackle Matt Kalil. Charlie Johnson will be forced to move to left guard. And John Sullivan will have two new guards at his side. But all of those offensive starters will have a role in Kalil's development along the way. "We'll bring them in as soon as possible and get them up to speed," said Ponder, who watched the first... Recommended Stories