Joe Webb starting at QB for Vikings, Packers fans rejoicing

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Green Bay Packers fans are rejoicing today, because Vikings starting QB Christian Ponder, better known as the husband of ESPN reporter Samantha Steele, well it’s Samantha Ponder now, is unavailable. Multiple sources say Joe Webb will start at quarterback. Yikes for Minnesota Vikings fans.

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ESPN’s Samantha Steele vs. D.C. radio host: Twitter Smackdown

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So how did Rising ESPN star Samantha Steele become the next Erin Andrews? A position coveted by thousands of women?

Well, she was just featured in a 1,600 word Sun Sentinel article that neglected to mention the fact she’s dating Minnesota Vikings QB Christian Ponder. It also didn’t answer the “who did she know to get in the door?” question. The internet had a field day with a tidbit revealed in the article: Steele got her break while working at the ESPN Zone restaurant in Times Square. This got back to Steele, who decided to channel her frustration toward Danny Rouhier, a D.C. radio host who tweeted a link to the original Deadspin post about the ESPN Zone tale. It quickly became a Twitter smackdown.

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Samantha Steele replacing Erin Andrews on ESPN Gameday

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Today, ESPN announced Samantha Steele, who you’ve seen at Fox College Sports, Fox Sports Net and the Longhorn Network, and of course sometimes on ESPN will replace Erin Andrews on College GameDay.

As was huge news a couple weeks ago, EA left the WWL to Fox Sports.

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