Christian Ponder Net Worth: Christian Andrew Ponder is a former American football quarterback (born February 25, 1988). He played for the Minnesota Vikings, Denver Broncos, and San Francisco 49ers. He played college football at Florida State, and in the 2011 NFL Draft, he was selected by the Minnesota Vikings with the 12th overall selection.
With the Vikings, Ponder had an up-and-down career. In 2012, he started all 16 matches and helped guide the team to a playoff berth, but also suffered many injuries and poor play, eventually being benched in favor of rookie Teddy Bridgewater in 2014; in his four seasons with the Vikings, he achieved a 14-21-1 record.
For the Oakland Raiders, Denver Broncos and San Francisco 49ers, he then spent time in a backup position, but never took another NFL snap until retiring in 2016.
With the San Francisco 49ers, Christian Ponder signed a 1-year, $800,000 contract, including an estimated annual salary of $800,000. Ponder can receive a basic salary, a signing bonus, a roster bonus, a signing bonus, a restructuring bonus, a workout bonus, and an incentive bonus while bearing a cap hit and a dead cap value.