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Ponder finally breaks undesirable streak

Christian Ponder (Wesley Hitt/Getty)

Christian Ponder ended an unwanted streak without a deep passing touchdown, bringing to light the issues remaining with explosive passes for the Vikings.

Kyle Rudolph's last play Sunday helped Christian Ponder end a negative streak. The Ponder-to-Rudolph 31-yard touchdown pass was the first time since Dec. 4, 2011 that Ponder threw a touchdown of more than 20 yards. His streak of 601 passes from outside his opponents' 20-yard line with a touchdown was the longest in NFL history, according to the Elias Sports Bureau. "I think that first of all... Recommended Stories