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Christian Ponder Improving, May Start Vs. Bears

Christian Ponder was knocked from Sunday's win over the Washington Redskins, but has passed all the necessary tests this week and is expected to start the regular season finale against the Chicago Bears. it was rumored that Joe Webb would possibly get his first start of the season after leading Minnesota to a win, but it appears now that the rookie Ponder will start:

Ponder has passed all the necessary tests and is ready to come back for more against Chicago on Sunday. Ponder saw a neurologist on Tuesday and was cleared to play, so he will start in the season finale.

"I guess I actually scored higher on my baseline tests so maybe I got some sense knocked into me," Ponder deadpanned on Wednesday after returning to practice.

Webb was 4 of 5 for only 84 yards against the Redskins, but two of his passes went for touchdowns to Percy Harvin and Kyle Rudolph. Webb also rushed for 34 yards and a touchdowns ans Minnesota broke a six game losing streak in a come from behind win.

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