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Ponder under pressure? Not often, not good

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Surprisingly, Christian Ponder hasn't faced the blitz as often as many quarterbacks this year, but that's been changing lately – for good reason. Inside is a look at the numbers and the reaction from him and offensive coordinator Bill Musgrave.

Christian Ponder might not get blitzed too often against a Seattle team that hasn't been as aggressive sending extra pass rushers, and that's a good thing for the Vikings. Ponder has been blitzed only 9.1 times per game on average, which, surprisingly, is fifth-least among the top 20 rated quarterbacks in the NFL this year. His performance under those conditions, however, is 17th among the top 2...

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