Sam Bradford RUMORS & NEWS

  • Mike Zimmer: Sam Bradford earned right to be starter

    Pro Football Talk "Vikings coach Mike Zimmer said before the final game of the regular season that he thought quarterback Sam Bradford did an “amazing” job after being traded to Minnesota just before the start of the regular season. Bradford took advantage of a scheme that called for him to throw the ball short..." January 03

  • Bradford sets completion percentage record in meaningless finale

    Pro Football Talk "The Vikings started 5-0. Then they lost eight of 10 games. And then they scored a blowout victory in a meaningless finale to finish the year at 8-8. Minnesota blasted the Bears, 38-10, in the last game of the 2016 season. The victory included quarterback Sam Bradford setting the single-season..." January 01

  • Minnesota Vikings plan to bring back Sam Bradford for 2017 season

    USA Today "The Minnesota Vikings plan to pay quarterback Sam Bradford the $4 million roster bonus he’s due on the fifth day of the new league year in March and fully expect him to be on the team in 2017, people with knowledge of the team’s thinking told USA TODAY Sports. The people spoke on condition of..." December 18

  • Sam Bradford after obvious facemask non-call: Ref said I wasn't hit in facemask

    New York Daily News "Playing for their playoff lives, the Vikings scored with 25 seconds to play to get within two of the Cowboys, 17-15, Thursday night in Minnesota. On the two-point conversion try, Cowboys defensive tackle Cedric Thornton hit Minny QB Sam Bradford in the facemask and his pass sailed high out of..." December 02

  • The Vikings only have themselves to blame for the Sam Bradford disaster

    Fox Sports "Sam Bradford lived down to expectations. And now the most expensive rental in the NFL will have the distinct dishonor of killing two Minnesota Vikings seasons in one. The former No. 1 pick, who was the surprise centerpiece of a blockbuster preseason trade with the Philadelphia Eagles, threw a..." November 25

  • Sam Bradford: We have to find more explosive plays

    St. Paul Pioneer Press "Sam Bradford might be growing tired of the Vikings’ dink-and-dunk offense. Since Pat Shurmur took over Nov. 2 as interim offensive coordinator, Minnesota has gone mostly to quick and short passes, to protect Bradford behind a porous offensive line and make up for a shaky running game. In..." November 25

  • FOX continues to Photoshop Bradford's head onto other QB's bodies

    Bleacher Report "Back on Oct. 16, Fox appeared to transpose Minnesota Vikings quarterback Sam Bradford's head onto Teddy Bridgewater's body. The Vikings had some fun with it. During Sunday's game against the Washington Redskins, Bradford's likeness again appeared to be photoshopped onto a different..." November 14

  • Sam Bradford stiffs former teammate Carson Wentz following game

    Sportsnaut "You don’t need to be a genius to understand that Sam Bradford’s relationship with the Philadelphia Eagles didn’t end on the best of notes. Bradford signed a two-year extension with Philadelphia during the spring, only to see the team trade up for the rights to select Carson Wentz No. 2 overall..." October 24

  • Vikings will get 7th-rounder from Eagles if they reach NFC title game

    ESPN "The Minnesota Vikings will receive an additional draft pick -- in the seventh round -- from the Philadelphia Eagles if they advance to the NFC Championship Game as one more condition attached to the summer trade of quarterback Sam Bradford, according to league sources. The announced deal had..." October 23

  • Sam Bradford returns to Philly with better knowledge of Vikings offense

    Pro Football Talk "At one point, it appeared the Vikings and Eagles were on a collision course for a battle of unbeatens. But Philly failed to hold up its end of the bargain, losing a pair of games after the bye. The Vikings now emerge from their own bye, with quarterback Sam Bradford saying “hello” again to the..." October 22

  • Sam Bradford won’t “try to do anything special” because he’s facing Eagles

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "Fifty-two mornings ago, Teddy Bridgewater and Sam Bradford left locker rooms and headed to practice fields in Eden Prairie and Philadelphia, respectively. They warmed up 1,167 miles apart, yet were mere moments from their worlds beginning to collide when Bridgewater’s left knee collapsed in a..." October 20

  • FOX apologizes for Sam Bradford photoshop fiasco

    Pro Football Talk "In a season of apologies of all shapes and sizes, FOX has responded for its attempt to blend two Vikings quarterbacks into one. A promo of the Week Seven Vikings-Eagles game had a real photo of Philly quarterback Carson Wentz along with an image of Sam Bradford that consisted of slapping..." October 19

  • Eagles hoped to get a second-round pick for Bradford before Vikings trade

    CBS Sports "Eagles GM Howie Roseman has appeared to have a golden touch in reworking his team, and the team surpassed some of its own expectations in some of its transactions, sources said. Sam Bradford's contract, signed in the offseason, was structured originally with an eye to potentially dealing him..." October 02

  • Randy Moss still bleeds purple, likes what he sees from Sam Bradford

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "A few months back, it was announced that Randy Moss was leaving FOX and joining ESPN as an NFL analyst. As soon as he made the switch, he looked at the calendar and saw the Giants vs. Vikings at U.S. Bank Stadium — a Monday Night Football game for which Moss will serve on ESPN’s Countdown program..." September 29

  • Sam Bradford will reportedly start for Vikings on Sunday night

    Yardbarker "In an entirely unsurprising revelation, Sam Bradford will reportedly start for the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday night against Green Bay. A source told ESPN’s Ben Goessling that Bradford would be the choice for the Vikings’ inaugural game at U.S. Bank Stadium. Offensive coordinator Norv Turner..." September 18

  • Sam Bradford has ‘immersed’ himself in playbook since trade to Vikings

    St. Paul Pioneer Press "If you want to find out who will start at quarterback for the Vikings, there’s little need to call Sam Bradford’s father. He barely can get his busy son on the phone. Many believe Bradford will get the nod over Shaun Hill on Sunday night against Green Bay, the first regular-season game at U.S...." September 17

  • Sam Bradford on track to start for Vikings in stadium opener

    Pro Football Talk "The writing was on the wall earlier this week, when word emerged that quarterback Sam Bradford took all of the first-team reps at practice on Wednesday. That didn’t change on Thursday or Friday, which means (as reported by ESPN) that Bradford will start on Sunday night for the Vikings against the..." September 17

  • Shaun Hill or Sam Bradford? Cat-and-mouse game with Vikings quarterback question continues

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "With a 15-5-1 record against the Vikings, Packers coach Mike McCarthy is used to making the right calls when it comes to preparing for his NFC North rivals to the west. Wednesday, McCarthy said the Packers are expecting the Vikings to start Sam Bradford at quarterback. Unlike Titans coach Mike..." September 15

  • Sam Bradford seen taking 1st-team snaps while Vikings remain mum on Week 2 starter

    Fox Sports "Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer continues to "keep his cards close to the vest" like he said he would when it comes to whom his starting quarterback will be Sunday against the Packers. But it looks like we might have gotten a clue Wednesday which way he's leaning. According to Charley Walters of..." September 15

  • Sam Bradford ‘close’ to being ready to start for Vikings

    Larry Brown Sports "Sam Bradford may not be ready to start on the first Sunday of the season, but it sounds like it won’t be that long before he does. The Vikings’ new quarterback is reportedly already “close” to being prepared to start for the team." September 11

  • Mike Zimmer: Vikings won’t name starting QB before Sunday

    Sportsnaut "Most people around the football world anticipated that Shaun Hill would get the start for the Minnesota Vikings in the team’s season opener. Following the devastating injury Teddy Bridgewater suffered during practice late last month, the expectation was that Minnesota would keep with its system..." September 07

  • Some NFL execs can't believe what the Vikings gave up for Sam Bradford

    CBS Sports "Sometimes, circumstances arise that bring two previously unconnected parties together. Through an unusual sequence of events, NFL general managers can stumble into each other on the phone, and end up creating something no one saw coming. That's how it was for the Philadelphia Eagles and..." September 05

  • Vikings may be forced to re-work Adrian Peterson's contract after trading for Sam Bradford

    ESPN "The Minnesota Vikings' trade for Sam Bradford adds a market-rate contract for a starting NFL quarterback to a club that's been mostly shielded from high-dollar QB contracts since Brett Favre left town. The Vikings' small quarterback bills have been a side effect of not having an established..." September 04

  • Sam Bradford “just excited” about trade to Vikings "After a whirlwind 12 hours, Sam Bradford is ready to get to work. The Vikings new quarterback, acquired Saturday in a trade with the Philadelphia Eagles, arrived at Winter Park on Saturday and was chomping at the bit to dive into the Vikings offense. “Get into the playbook as soon as..." September 04

  • Howie Roseman on Bradford trade: We had to take advantage of opportunity

    Pro Football Talk "The Eagles traded quarterback Sam Bradford to the Vikings on Sunday in a move that executive vice president Howie Roseman called an opportunity that “we had to take advantage of.” The trade leaves Chase Daniel and Carson Wentz as the quarterbacks in Philadelphia with reports indicating Wentz..." September 04

  • Eagles trade Sam Bradford to the Vikings

    TSN "The Minnesota Vikings have found their replacement for Teddy Bridgewater." September 04

  • Sam Bradford is “thrilled” by trade to Vikings

    Philly Influencer "According to Pro Football Talk, Sam Bradford is “thrilled” with the trade to the Vikings." September 03

  • Could the Cowboys or Vikings trade for Sam Bradford or Chase Daniel?

    Philly Voice "No That's the short answer. But we'll give the longer one as well. In our weekly Eagles chat, an overwhelming number of readers asked if the Eagles could potentially trade Sam Bradford or Chase Daniel to the Dallas Cowboys or Minnesota Vikings, seeing as the Cowboys have already lost QB Tony..." August 31