MINNESOTA SPORTS ROUNDUP: Ponder the starter for Sunday night
MINNEAPOLIS -- Minnesota quarterback Christian Ponder was named the starter for the Vikings this week. Last week's starter, Josh Freeman, is out after one game because of a concussion. The Vikings are 1-5 and riding a two-game losing streak in which they've been outscored 58-17. Minnesota welcomes the Packers for "Sunday Night Football" at the Metrodome.