Vikings: No New Injury For Bradford, Just Knee Wear and Tear

Vikings QB Sam Bradford doesn't have a new injury, just wear-and-tear with his left knee. Photo: KSTP: Jeff Brioschi
Vikings QB Sam Bradford doesn't have a new injury, just wear-and-tear with his left knee.

October 10, 2017 06:02 PM

Another MRI on Minnesota Vikings quarterback Sam Bradford's left knee has revealed no additional injury, after he was pulled early from the game at Chicago because of continued discomfort.
    
Vikings head athletic trainer Eric Sugarman said Tuesday that Bradford does not have any ligament damage or bone bruising, just aggravation of the wear and tear in the joint that has hampered him for the past four weeks.
    
It's a common condition for someone whose knee has undergone two ACL reconstructions.
    
The Vikings beat the Bears 20-17 behind a strong second-half performance by backup Case Keenum, who started the three previous games in place of Bradford.
    
Sugarman said there was unanimous confidence on the coaching and medical staffs that Bradford was well enough to start Monday.

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