Sam Bradford RUMORS & NEWS

  • Sam Bradford due huge bonuses for per-game production

    Larry Brown Sports "If Sam Bradford can simply stay healthy for the Arizona Cardinals, it sounds like he’ll be making a whole lot of money. Bradford’s deal with the Cardinals entitles him to up to $5 million in per-game bonuses — plus an impressive $10 million signing bonus." March 19

  • Report: Bradford set to join Cardinals

    Pro Football Talk "The Cardinals came into the offseason with a major need at quarterback and they’ve reportedly landed one player who will be in the mix to take over the job come the start of the regular season. Adam Schefter of ESPN reports that Sam Bradford intends to sign with the Cardinals once free agency..." March 13

  • Sam Bradford, Case Keenum Seen as Options After Tyrod Taylor Trade

    Bleacher Report "The Minnesota Vikings' biggest competition for their incumbent quarterbacks may be in Buffalo. Tom Pelissero of NFL Network reported Sam Bradford and Case Keenum are both seen as potential free-agent options for the Bills. Bradford and Keenum both spent last season in Minnesota, with the..." March 12

  • Mike Zimmer says Sam Bradford has 'degenerative' knee, won't commit to Case Keenum

    CBS Sports "No one knows exactly how the Minnesota Vikings' quarterback situation will play out in free agency, where the team could lose all three of the veterans who took snaps at the position in 2018. That apparently includes head coach Mike Zimmer, who cast doubt on two of those three quarterbacks'..." March 01

  • Sam Bradford ‘absolutely’ wants to play in 2018

    Sportsnaut "If there were any doubts about Sam Bradford wanting to continue his NFL playing career, a new report from Tom Pelissero of NFL Network should put them to rest. Speaking on this topic Thursday, Pelissero said he’s been told Bradford “absolutely” wants to play in 2018, despite making a ton of..." February 22

  • Sam Bradford could be perfect fit for Giants as veteran backup if Big Blue passes on top QB in NFL draft

    New York Daily News "The Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles just did it. GM Howie Roseman and head coach Doug Pederson made a significant investment last offseason in a backup quarterback, Nick Foles, who Pederson knew well from pre-draft scouting and coaching Foles as the Eagles' quarterbacks coach in..." February 21

  • Mike Zimmer Talks Futures of Case Keenum, Teddy Bridgewater, Sam Bradford

    Bleacher Report "With quarterbacks Case Keenum, Teddy Bridgewater and Sam Bradford all set to hit free agency during the offseason, Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer addressed their respective futures with the team Tuesday. According to Chris Tomasson of the St. Paul Pioneer Press, Zimmer did not commit..." January 23

  • Vikings put Sam Bradford back on active roster

    Pro Football Talk "Sam Bradford is ready to return for the Vikings, though it remains to be seen whether he’ll actually take the field. Bradford was activated from injured reserve to the 53-player roster today. That means he could dress for tomorrow’s playoff game against the Saints. It remains to be seen..." January 13

  • Report: Vikings plan to dress Sam Bradford vs. Saints

    ESPN 1500 Twin Cities "Sam Bradford was very much in one-day-at-a-time mode when he spoke with the Twin Cities media last week. The Minnesota Vikings’ quarterback did not give any indication whether he’d be available against the New Orleans Saints in the Divisional round. A report Friday indicates that he will..." January 12

  • Sam Bradford returns to practice, 'happy' to be back on field

    ESPN "Sam Bradford's dominating season-opening performance over the New Orleans Saints laid forth the projection that he could experience a career year for the Minnesota Vikings. When he suffered a noncontact injury to his left knee against the Saints, his season was over before it was really given the..." January 04

  • Quarterback Sam Bradford returns to Vikings practice

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "The Vikings held the first of two practices Tuesday during their first-round bye. For the first time since Oct. 7, quarterback Sam Bradford was among his Vikings teammates again. Twitter Ads info and privacy “I just want to see where he’s at,” head coach Mike Zimmer said Monday. “How he’s..." January 02

  • Sam Bradford will return to practice this week

    Scout "After not playing a full game since a season-opening win on Sept. 11, QB Sam Bradford will return to Minnesota Vikings practice this week. The Vikings have a first-round playoff bye, so they are only practicing on Tuesday and Wednesday before giving players an extended weekend off, but it will..." January 01

  • Vikings expect Sam Bradford to return to practice next week

    Pro Football Talk "Things are far different for the Vikings since Sam Bradford was placed on injured reserve. Now they’re clearly Case Keenum‘s team, so Bradford can just get in line with the other former first-rounder as a backup. According to Chris Tomasson of the St. Paul Pioneer Press, Vikings coach Mike..." December 27

  • Sam Bradford Underwent Knee Scope, Vikings Still Deciding About Injured Reserve

    NFL Trade Rumors "Chris Mortensen of ESPN is reporting that Vikings QB Sam Bradford had his left knee scoped on Tuesday by Dr. James Andrews, who “cleaned up” his knee in hope of easing pain and discomfort. According to Mortensen, the Vikings are still deciding whether to place him on injured reserve, but an..." November 08

  • Vikings to place Bradford on IR to make room for Bridgewater, report says

    St. Paul Pioneer Press "The Vikings on Wednesday will place quarterback Sam Bradford on injured reserve to make room on the roster for quarterback Teddy Bridgewater, NFL Media reported. Bradford, who has missed six of the past seven games with a left knee injury, had arthroscopic surgery on Tuesday. Bridgewater, who..." November 08

  • Vikings might shelve Sam Bradford to make room for Teddy Bridgewater

    St. Paul Pioneer Press "The Vikings are mulling whether to place quarterback Sam Bradford on injured reserve to make room on the active roster for quarterback Teddy Bridgewater. ESPN reported that Bradford visited Dr. James Andrews in Florida on Tuesday to have his ailing left knee reevaluated. That will give the..." November 07

  • Sam Bradford Still Dealing With Knee Pain, Teddy Bridgewater Could Return In Week 10

    NFL Trade Rumors "Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that Vikings QB Sam Bradford is still experiencing knee pain and it doesn’t sound like he’s going to be ready anytime soon. According to Rapoport, there’s still no timeline for Bradford’s return to the Vikings. As for Teddy Bridgewater, Rapoport says that..." October 30

  • With Vikings QB Sam Bradford out, Case Keenum again to start

    St. Paul Pioneer Press "Sam Bradford was ruled out Friday for Sunday’s game against Cleveland at Twickenham Stadium and Vikings coach Mike Zimmer said Case Keenum again will start at quarterback. Bradford will sit out for the sixth time in seven games with a knee injury. He has been replaced on all the previous..." October 27

  • Vikings' Sam Bradford sits out first London practice

    Sporting News "Sam Bradford made the trip to London but didn't make it to the team's first workout. The Vikings quarterback didn't take part in practice Thursday as he continues to rehab from a knee injury. According to the Minneapolis Star Tribune, Thursday's workout in southwest London was just a..." October 26

  • Vikings QB Case Keenum to start Sunday with Bradford again out

    St. Paul Pioneer Press "Vikings coach Mike Zimmer said Friday that Case Keenum again will start Sunday against Baltimore with Sam Bradford being ruled out for the fifth time in the past six games. Bradford, who has a left knee injury, has not played or practiced since Oct. 9 at Chicago, when he was ineffective and..." October 20

  • Sam Bradford’s Knee Issues Could Potentially Be Career-Ending?

    NFL Trade Rumors "Jay Glazer of FOX Sports reported on Sunday’s pregame show that Vikings QB Sam Bradford‘s knee is “much worse than people know.” According to Glazer, Bradford’s knee has so much wear and tear and cartilage issues built up over the years that caused constant pain and swelling. As of now,..." October 16

  • Vikings' Bradford sought new treatment on knee

    Scout "Although Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer said on Friday that starting quarterback Sam Bradford has been around the team’s Winter Park headquarters this week, NFL Media reported early Sunday morning that Bradford is seeking a new treatment in New York. The Regenokine treatment takes blood..." October 15

  • Sam Bradford to miss Vikings' tilt vs. Packers "The New York Giants head to Denver without a large contingent of starting players. On Friday, Big Blue ruled out wide receiver Sterling Shepard, running back Paul Perkins, defensive lineman Olivier Vernon, center Weston Richburg, linebacker Jonathan Casillas and backup defensive end Romeo..." October 13

  • MRI shows no new injury for Sam Bradford

    Pro Football Talk "Vikings quarterback Sam Bradford returned to the starting lineup on Monday night after missing three games with a knee injury, but he was out of the game before the end of the first half when it was clear that he wasn’t well enough to handle the job. On Tuesday, Vikings trainer Eric Sugarman..." October 10

  • Sam Bradford will play Monday vs. Bears

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "It appears the Vikings will have Sam Bradford back at quarterback on Monday night. In a production meeting on Sunday night, Zimmer told ESPN’s broadcast crew he anticipates Bradford starting at quarterback, three weeks after a knee injury first kept Bradford out against the Pittsburgh Steelers...." October 09

  • Vikings coach Mike Zimmer ‘anticipates’ QB Sam Bradford will start at Chicago, report says

    St. Paul Pioneer Press "Vikings quarterback Sam Bradford apparently will return to the lineup Monday night against Chicago after missing three games with a knee injury. ESPN reported that Minnesota coach Mike Zimmer told the network’s Monday Night Football crew Sunday he “anticipates” Bradford will start in the..." October 09

  • Sam Bradford practices again on Saturday; will he play on Monday?

    Pro Football Talk "Vikings quarterback Sam Bradford has participated in practice all week, a week after not practicing at all. After practicing on Saturday, the question becomes whether he’ll finally make his return to the field for Monday night’s game at Chicago. If he does, it will be the first time he has..." October 07

  • Sam Bradford says knee injury ‘should be something that goes away’

    ESPN 1500 Twin Cities "Sam Bradford said Friday he is feeling better about the long-term outlook of his knee injury after visiting Dr. James Andrews for a second opinion. ”I think it was definitely good news down there,” Bradford said. “It was comforting knowing that, if things go according to plan, it should be..." October 06

  • Sam Bradford expected to practice Thursday

    Pro Football Talk "Vikings coach Mike Zimmer said earlier this week that quarterback Sam Bradford‘s knee is feeling better, but that the team still didn’t know when he might return to action. That question may not be answered for a little while, but Zimmer did have some encouraging news to share about Bradford..." October 05

  • Mike Zimmer: Sam Bradford has a chance to play next week

    Sportsnaut "Fresh off losing star running back Dalvin Cook for the season with a torn ACL, the Minnesota Vikings could be on the verge of getting starting quarterback Sam Bradford back into the mix. In fact, head coach Mike Zimmer is indicating that Bradford is day-to-day and has a chance to play next..." October 02

  • Sam Bradford 'just not ready,' to miss third straight game

    ESPN "The Minnesota Vikings will be without quarterback Sam Bradford for a third straight week when they open up NFC North play against the Detroit Lions on Sunday. Vikings coach Mike Zimmer ruled Bradford out on Thursday afternoon. The quarterback, who sustained a noncontact injury to his left knee..." September 28