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