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Ponder has much to prove on deep passes

Christian Ponder is getting the full support of his coaching staff and general manager, but film analysts and consumers of metrics say that he has to drastically improve his deep passing game.

The Minnesota Vikings coaching staff (and their players) consistently point to an arrow they perceive to be going up when it comes to quarterback Christian Ponder's development. That appeared to be true in the final four games of the season, but the statistics say there is still a long way for Ponder to go. Ron Jaworski, the respected NFL Films analyst and former Philadelphia Eagles quarterback... Recommended Stories

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