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VIDEO: Remembering When Christian Ponder Obliterated Lance Briggs

By michael obermuller
You don't want to miss seeing this all-time clip of Christian Ponder trucking Lance Briggs.
You don't want to miss seeing this all-time clip of Christian Ponder trucking Lance Briggs. / David Banks/Getty Images
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The NFC North rivalry between the Minnesota Vikings and Chicago Bears has delivered on countless legendary NFL moments over the years. Christian Ponder may not be the first quarterback that comes to mind when you think of the greatest Vikes to field the position, but he did make one play that Minnesota fans won't soon forget.

Christian Ponder Trucks Lance Briggs (Video)

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Ponder was a scrambler at times, but he was also a quarterback with a career sack percentage of 8.2 with 20 fumbles over 38 games. Let us not forget that Lance Briggs had almost 1,200 combined tackles during his tenure, and was he one of the most feared linebackers of his time.

That's what truly made this Madden-like truck stick run by Ponder so jaw-dropping. I mean, he lays the shoulder down like Cam Newton in his prime and Briggs goes flying like a rag doll.

Ponder may go down as an all-time Vikings bust, from first-round pick to less than four full seasons in the league, but he will always have at least one GOAT play on his résumé. After all, let's just be honest, not many people will be having nightmares about this QB years later, except for, perhaps, Mr. Briggs.


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Michael Obermuller is not a FanDuel employee. In addition to providing DFS gameplay advice, Michael Obermuller also participates in DFS contests on FanDuel using his personal account, username king_mizzard. While the strategies and player selections recommended in his articles are his personal views, he may deploy different strategies and player selections when entering contests with his personal account. The views expressed in their articles are the author's alone and do not necessarily reflect the views of FanDuel. 

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