Josh Freeman's concussion means Ponder's likely return: Top 10 tweets
The Minnesota Vikings are the punchline of the NFL.
Late this morning, coach Leslie Frazier announced that because Josh Freeman is experiencing concussion-like symptoms, Christian Ponder will likely start at QB when the Vikings play the Packers on national TV on Sunday night.
In other words, weeks after they apparently gave up on Ponder for good and days after Freeman unleashed one of the stinkiest passing performances in NFL history, fans will get another opportunity to boo Christian this weekend. Fun times!
Anyway, as has frequently been the case during this so-dysfunctional-you-can't-make-it-up season, the latest Vikings news inspired thousands of humorous 140-character rips on Twitter. Here are the funniest we've seen:
At least it's not MRSA, right? RT @Vikings: Coach Frazier says Josh Freeman has a concussion.
-- Justis Mosqueda (@JuMosq) October 23, 2013
The Vikings' season has resembled a really bad game show. They can open doors 1, 2 or 3. Doesn't really matter. Angry bees behind all three.
-- Myron Medcalf (@MedcalfByESPN) October 23, 2013
Joke: Noun. 1. a thing that someone says to cause amusement or laughter, esp. a story with a funny punchline. 2. The @Vikings.
-- Lars Leafblad (@larsleafblad) October 23, 2013
so I'm assuming Christian Ponder's rib that was in danger of stabbing him in the heart according to Frazier is healed now? lmao
-- Matt Helgeson (@MattHelgeson) October 23, 2013
Please get here soon, Wolves season.
-- Ben Collin (TTBB) (@bennyc50) October 23, 2013
For the top 5, click to page two.
Bill Musgrave's playbook. pic.twitter.com/3CtAskzcsE
-- Laf'Ferty Daniel (@S_LYNGSTAD) October 23, 2013
Christian Ponder kinda like that ex-girlfriend you never THOUGHT you would get back together with. #Vikings
-- Arthur Arkush (@ArthurArkush) October 23, 2013
#Vikings Backup QB Matt Cassell ruled out indefinitely with severely hurt feelings.
-- VikesGinger (@VikesGinger) October 23, 2013
Josh Freeman has concussion-like symptoms? What, did one of those incomplete passes finally come down and land on his head yesterday?
-- Phil Mackey (@PMac21) October 23, 2013
And I was just about to let Sam Ponder know it was safe to look at her @ mentions again
-- Minnesota's 6th CD (@RandBallsStu) October 23, 2013
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