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10/16/17 - QB Teddy Bridgewater, who has not played or practiced since suffering a dislocated left knee and torn ACL almost 14 months ago, was cleared to return to practice, Vikings coach Mike Zimmer confirmed Monday. Dr. Dan Cooper, an orthopedic specialist who performed the major surgery on the dislocation on Sept. 9, 2016, examined Bridgewater in Dallas on Monday morning and cleared him to begin practice on Wednesday. Bridgewater has been sidelined since being injured on Aug. 30, 2016, a week before the season. When he begins practicing, the Vikings will have three weeks to decide whether to add him to the active roster or keep him on the physically unable to perform list all year.
10/15/17 - QB Teddy Bridgewater, who dislocated his left knee and tore multiple ligaments 13-plus months ago, is hoping to come off the physically unable to perform list as early as this week. Barring any setbacks in his checkup with his knee surgeon on Monday, league sources told ESPN's Adam Schefter on Sunday that Bridgewater is on track to could come off the PUP list. Bridgewater is eligible to begin practicing Monday. Vikings head athletic trainer Eric Sugarman said last week that Bridgewater will be evaluated by his surgeon to see if the quarterback is ready to return. Bridgewater has been sidelined being injured on Aug. 30, 2016, a week before the season. He hasn't played or practiced since. When he begins practicing, the Vikings will have 21 days to decide whether to add him to the active roster or keep him on PUP all year.
07/26/17 - QB Teddy Bridgewater was placed on the physically unable to perform list by the Minnesota Vikings on Wednesday. The move was expected for Bridgewater, who is working his way back from tearing his ACL and dislocating his left knee during a late August practice last year. Bridgewater was among the veterans arriving to camp Wednesday before the team's first practice the following day. The 24-year-old is expected to address the media on Thursday. Bridgewater, the Vikings' 2014 first-round pick, missed the 2016 season as result of the injury. He was a Pro Bowl selection in 2015, when he passed for 3,231 yards and 14 touchdowns against nine interceptions.
05/24/17 - QB Teddy Bridgewater, who hasn't played or practiced sustained a career-threatening injury to his left knee last August, is back throwing footballs. Tuesday, the Vikings posted video on their website of the 24-year-old quarterback dropping back and throwing passes.
A day later, General Manager Rick Spielman gave an update on Bridgewater, calling his progress "very encouraging" while declining to give any kind of timetable for his return. Spielman spoke to reporters during an OTA practice. Bridgewater, who hasn't spoken to the media since sustaining his injury, wasn't there. Spielman said Bridgewater had a doctor's appointment. "Part of the rehab process you saw (Tuesday) was that (Bridgewater) is able to drop back and throw the ball," Spielman said. "He is not cleared for practice, so I want to make that perfectly clear. But he's working extremely hard in his rehab and we'll continue to monitor his progress."
05/01/17 - QB Teddy Bridgewater was told on Monday that the Vikings will not pick up the fifth-year option for the 2018 season. The Vikings decided to decline the $12.198 option on Bridgewater, according to the Pioneer Press. Bridgewater, who dislocated his left knee and tore the ACL during a late August practice, is rehabbing and trying to make it back from the catastrophic injury.
He has been participating in voluntary conditioning work with teammates. Vikings general manager Rick Spielman said last week there is still no timetable for the 24-year-old Bridgewater to resume a full workload of football activities. The Vikings could still re-sign Bridgewater but they do not appear willing to guarantee his 2018 salary.