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Quarterbacking Woes Expose Packers, Vikings

Ponder (Brace Hemmelgarn - USA Today Sports)

It's no secret that quarterback is the most important position, a fact reinforced by Sunday's opponents. The Packers and Vikings have churned through quarterbacks, a fact apparent by a quick look at the standings.

What a difference a year makes. What a difference a quarterback makes. Last season, the Green Bay Packers won the NFC North and the Minnesota Vikings clamed a playoff berth. With Aaron Rodgers at quarterback, the Packers had a chance to win every game and all things were possible. With 2011 first-round pick Christian Ponder taking a step forward, the Vikings improved from 3-13 to 10-6. They...

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