ESPN’s Chris Mortenson is reporting that the Vikings will start rookie quarterback Christian Ponder Sunday against Green Bay.  Both Ponder and veteran Donovan McNabb were reportedly informed of the decision by head coach Leslie Frazier Tuesday afternoon.  Ponder was 9-17 passing for 99 yards Sunday at Chicago.  McNabb has led the Vikings to a 1-5 record through the first 6 games.

Minnesota will host Green Bay Sunday at 3:15pm, pregame on WJON at 2:00.