Vikings Quarterback Christian Ponder Is Dating ESPN Reporter Samantha Samantha Steele took Erin Andrews' spot on College Football. Vikings Quarterback Christian Ponder Is Dating ESPN Reporter Samantha Samantha Steele took Erin Andrews' spot on College Football. Minnesota Vikings, American professional football team founded in The Vikings' most prominent period of success dates from the hiring of.
Tarkenton went on to viking quarterback in 10 of the Vikings' 14 regular season matches that year. After going 1—5 through the first six games ofthough, McNabb was replaced by first-round draft pick Christian Ponderwho retained the starting position for the remainder of the season and for the whole of However, he was plagued by indifferent form and the Vikings signed Matt Cassel — recently released by the Kansas City Chiefs.
However, he was injured during the game and did not make another start for the Vikings, allowing Ponder to reclaim the starting role. He started 31 consecutive regular season games to start his Vikings career before sitting out the final game of with the team's dating berth already secured; Sean Mannion started in his place.
Seven Vikings quarterbacks have made at least one start in their rookie season: Tarkenton inVander Kelen inKramer inJackson inWebb inPonder in and Bridgewater in Starting quarterbacks by season[ edit ] Pro Football Hall of Fame inductee Warren Moon was the Minnesota Vikings ' starting quarterback from to Daunte Culpepper was the Vikings' starting quarterback for six seasons from to Jim McMahon was the Vikings' starting quarterback for the season.