Vikings claim they’re keeping Christian Ponder May 6, 2014 by Paul Jackiewicz Leave a Comment Vikings general manager Rick Spielman told the media on Tuesday that they don’t plan on trading quarterback Christian Ponder. “That would leave us with one quarterback. I would not do that,” Spielman said, via ESPN.com. “We’re going to need two quarterbacks. Three.” Spielman also claimed he hasn’t spoken with the Rams about trading for Sam Bradford.