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Good for stadium? Ponder starts Sunday against Packers

Posted at 1:06 PM on October 18, 2011 by Paul Tosto
Filed under: Politics, Sport

As we wait for word of discussions between Gov. Mark Dayton and NFL officials over the prospects for a new Vikings stadium, it seems the team is sweetening the deal.

NFL.com blogger Jason La Canfora tweets that Christian Ponder will start Sunday at quarterback, not Donovan McNabb.

Vikings are changing QBs. Leslie Frazier has made the change and notified those involved. Christian Ponder takes over as starter
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Paul Tosto

Paul Tosto writes the Big Story Blog for MPR News. He joined the newsroom in 2008 after more than 20 years reporting on education, politics and the economy for news wires and newspapers across the country.