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Ponder: 'One thing we're lacking is big plays'


EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Christian Ponder seems to have found the precision passing that eluded him when he first took over as the Minnesota Vikings quarterback.

Now he's looking for the big plays to start coming next.

Ponder leads the NFL with a 75.8 completion rate through the first two games, a huge step in the right direction after completing just 54.3 percent of his passes in 11 games last season.

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