Teddy Bridgewater was given some good news during a meeting with doctors Wednesday in Dallas.

The Minnesota Vikings quarterback has received the green light to take the next step with his rehab and begin side-to-side movements, NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport reports, citing a source.

Small as the development may seem, any progress Bridgewater can make in working his way back from a significant knee injury is incredibly positive news for both player and team.

The former first-round pick missed the entire 2016 season after tearing both his ACL and MCL as well as suffering additional knee damage in a training-camp practice.

He remains without a timeline for return, and there’s been no indication of whether he has a chance to play next season, but the doctor’s evaluation is the second encouraging sign for the signal-caller this week.

Bridgewater was also in uniform and throwing passes during OTAs, despite not yet being cleared for practice.

Sam Bradford, who was acquired in a blockbuster trade following Bridgewater’s injury last summer, will continue as the No. 1 quarterback ahead of his second season in Minnesota.

Bridgewater eventually returning to the mix could make for a complicated situation under center, but having two established starters at the most important position on the field certainly wouldn’t be a bad problem to have.

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