Sam Bradford RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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

    NFL.com "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

  • Vikings’ Sam Bradford Won’t Play Sunday

    Pro Football Rumors "Sam Bradford‘s knee could be a real problem. The Vikings quarterback is not expected to play on Sunday, according to Dan Graziano of ESPN.com (Twitter link). The Vikings’ plan was to have Bradford practice this week and see how his knee responded to treatment. He found himself pretty limited..." September 22

  • Sam Bradford's knee injury not the result of contact play

    ESPN "Minnesota Vikings quarterback Sam Bradford says the injury he sustained to his left knee during Week 1 was not the result of contact. "I felt it when it happened," Bradford said. "I honestly didn't think it was that big of a deal, and then the longer the game went on, it started to feel just a..." September 20

  • Mike Zimmer doesn’t think Sam Bradford’s injury is long-term

    St. Paul Pioneer Press "A day after Mike Zimmer dismissed questions about the Vikings’ injured starting quarterback with terse and vague remarks, the head coach downplayed the severity of Sam Bradford’s knee injury, saying he doesn’t think Bradford will be out long term. After the Vikings lost to the Pittsburgh..." September 19

  • Sam Bradford reportedly dealing with bone bruise in knee

    Larry Brown Sports "Sam Bradford was held out of Sunday’s game against the Pittsburgh Steelers with a knee injury, but the good news is he reportedly is not dealing with any ligament damage. A source told Tom Pelissero of NFL Network that Bradford suffered a bone bruise in his left knee during the Minnesota..." September 18

  • How Sam Bradford’s Knee is So Messed Up Docs Having Hard Time Reading MRI

    Black Sports Online "So doctors think Vikings quarterback Sam Bradford’s ACL is intact. Well probably. Ross Tucker of NBC Sports tweeted the following before today’s game against the Steelers. Yikes! Imagine having so much scar tissue that doctors can’t tell what your ACL looks like? Bradford has been dealing with..." September 17

  • Vikings won't risk Sam Bradford's knee, will start Case Keenum vs. Steelers

    CBS Sports "It's Sunday morning, and the Minnesota Vikings now know who will be starting at quarterback for their Week 2 game against the Pittsburgh Steelers. Starter Sam Bradford tested out his injured knee Sunday morning and the team has decided not to risk his health, and will instead start backup Case..." September 17

  • Sam Bradford reportedly will be a game-time decision

    Pro Football Talk "The MRI on the knee of Vikings quarterback Sam Bradford was negative. The news regarding Bradford for Sunday may be, too. Adam Schefter of ESPN reports that Bradford will be a game-time decision, which will come after the team gives him a workout at Pittsburgh on Sunday morning. They’ll need to..." September 17

  • Sam Bradford set to play after having MRI on knee

    NFL.com "The health of Sam Bradford's surgically repaired knee is something the Minnesota Vikings are monitoring, but it won't keep him sidelined for Sunday's game against the Pittsburgh Steelers. Bradford, fresh off an impressive performance in the Vikings' season-opening win over the New Orleans..." September 16

  • Vikings Have “Guarded Optimism But Concern” About Sam Bradford’s Knee Injury

    NFL Trade Rumors "Chris Mortensen of ESPN reports that the Vikings have “guarded optimism but concern” about QB Sam Bradford‘s left knee injury that required an MRI this week. Mortensen adds that the MRI came back negative for Bradford, but he’s dealing with swelling, pain, and discomfort. As of now, Bradford is..." September 15

  • Alex Smith, Sam Bradford among Players of the Week

    NFL.com "The first week of the NFL season is officially over. The Patriots are winless, the Jaguars are undefeated and several rookie running backs made quite a splash. But it was a pair of veteran quarterbacks and an Italian kicker who had been waived seven times who were named the NFL Players of the Week..." September 13

  • Sam Bradford isn't looking over his shoulder, but knows Teddy Bridgewater is there

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "Not long after the Vikings’ buses rolled up to Cedar Park Elementary in Apple Valley yesterday and the players and coaches spread out to finish building the new playground there, two quarterbacks were spotted kneeling in a quiet corner of the schoolyard with paintbrushes, side by side. Teddy..." June 03

  • Sam Bradford ‘proud’ of Teddy Bridgewater working to return from injury

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "Not long after the Vikings’ buses rolled up to Cedar Park Elementary in Apple Valley yesterday and the players and coaches spread out to finish building the new playground there, two quarterbacks were spotted kneeling in a quiet corner of the schoolyard with paintbrushes, side by side. Teddy..." June 02

  • Sam Bradford has better things to do than watch the draft

    Larry Brown Sports "Millions of NFL fans will be tuned into TVs, radios, phones, and other devices on Thursday night to see what their team does in the draft. But Sam Bradford will not be among them. According to the St. Paul Pioneer Press’ Chris Tomasson, the Minnesota Vikings quarterback will not be watching the..." April 27

  • Sam Bradford, Vikings Haven’t Discussed Extension

    Pro Football Rumors "The Vikings have not yet discussed an extension with quarterback Sam Bradford, as Bradford himself tells Matt Vensel of the Star Tribune (Twitter link). Bradford is entering the final year of his contract in 2017. Bradford, 29, signed a two-year deal with the Eagles before being traded to..." April 26

  • Beyond 2017, status of Bradford and Bridgewater is up in the air

    Pro Football Talk "For the 2017 season, Sam Bradford is poised to start at quarterback for the Vikings, while Teddy Bridgewater will be on the roster but may not be medically cleared to play. Beyond 2017, it’s unclear whether either of them is in the Vikings’ plans. That came out today when both Bradford and..." April 25