Eden Prairie Minnesota. Fox Sports North reports on Thursday Minnesota Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier has namedhis starting quarterback for the 2012 football season.
Frazier said that backup quarterback Joe Webb will have to beat out Ponder for the starting quarterback position. Frazier said if Ponder gets injured Webb would make an excellent back up quarterback.
In the 2011 football season Ponder replaced starting quarterbackin October. With the addition of a healthy running back , wide receiver and tight end John Carlson to run the Vikings offense.
Ponder told 1500 ESPN.com on Thursday "I've gotten bigger, I'm stronger. I'll try to keep my flexibilty. There's a lot of different things we can do flexibilty wise with yoga. Just trying to keep my body in the right condition and getting stronger."
News sources The Sports Xchange and Yahoo Sports.