Former Heisman winner Johnny Manziel, who appeared as a guest commentator during the BCS title game Monday night, was spotted taking a picture with sideline reporter and wife of Vikings QB Christian Ponder Samantha Ponder. Who knows, Johnny might just end up playing for the Vikes next year.-TO
Halloween costumes keeps flying in, ironically enough Halloween still hasn’t even arrived yet. Here’s Minnesota Vikings QB Christian Ponder and his sportscaster wife Samantha Steele Ponder keeping it light with some characters from the movie the Sandlot. Squints and Wendy Peffercorn would be proud.-TO
Minnesota Vikings QB Christian Ponder and his ESPN Sportscaster wife Samantha Ponder attend ESPN The Magazine 5th annual ‘Body Issue’ party at Lure in Hollywood. Nice to see the happily married couple enjoying a night out on the town.
This past weekend, the ESPN sideline reporter and the Minnesota Vikings QB held a wedding reception/party in front of friends and family — among the guests were some professional athletes and former ESPN reporter Michelle Beadle was also in attendance. The two previously were married in a court house so this was sort of a necessary follow up — To See More Pics continue reading.-TO
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ESPN’s Samantha Steele & Vikings QB Christian Ponder are going strong now that Ponder is in his offseason. Ponder and Steele are supposedly married, as they took the courthouse route to marital bliss. I don’t think Samantha Ponder has quite the same ring to it as Samantha Steele.-TO
A mid season wedding was apparently in the cards for Minnesota Vikings QB Christian Ponder and ESPN’s Samantha Steele. Here’s the story via the Leader Telegram, “Christian Ponder and ESPN reporter Samantha Steele were married late Monday afternoon in St. Croix County Court, according to court officials” Check out the room they were married in…How romantic. -TO
Vikings QB Christian Ponder looked sharp in Sunday’s 34-24 win over the Detroit Lions, passing for 221 yards and two touchdowns with no interceptions. He used the moment to address the fact he’s dating someone and playing football at the same time. “I want to thank my girlfriend,” Ponder told The Star Tribune after the game. “Because she obviously has such a big impact on how I play. Which allowed me to win. So thank you.” Do I sense a hint of sarcasm in those comments? Great way to stick it to the man.-TO