Christian Ponder had ER scare

Updated: May 2, 2013, 3:11 PM ET
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Minnesota Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder said Wednesday that the bruised triceps on his throwing arm that kept him out of his team's playoff loss at Green Bay has healed fully, but he had a scare about two weeks after the season when the contusion came back, his arm swelled up and the muscle hardened.

Ponder said he thought it was a blood clot and went to the emergency room to be safe. He described the trip to the hospital as "scary" because the ER doctor initially wanted ...

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