Teddy Bridgewater is transferring nearer towards making his season debut for the Minnesota Vikings.
Bridgewater, who missed all of final season and the primary eight video games of 2017 due to a devastating knee harm, may doubtlessly play in Week 10 for the Vikings, a supply knowledgeable of the scenario advised NFL Community Insider Ian Rapoport.
“The expectation now’s Teddy Bridgewater is wholesome sufficient to return to the workforce and on the sector after the bye [week],” Rapoport reported Sunday on NFL GameDay Kickoff. “If that occurs, anticipate him to be activated off the [physically unable to perform] record after which compete for the beginning job. It is a participant they take into account to be their franchise quarterback. I’d not be stunned, based mostly on what I do know, that he is beneath middle quickly.”
As for Sam Bradford, there is no timeline for his return from a knee harm that has sidelined him for a lot of the season.
“It does not sound like Sam Bradford might be prepared quickly,” Rapoport mentioned. “They do have the bye week arising, however Bradford didn’t follow this previous week. Final I checked in, he was nonetheless coping with some knee ache that saved him off the sector for many of this season. There’s, at this level, no timeline for his return.”
Different harm information we’re keeping track of Sunday:
1. Minnesota Vikings broad receiver Stefon Diggs (groin, ankle) practiced absolutely twice this week, and he is lively for Sunday’s recreation in opposition to the Cleveland Browns in London.
2. Los Angeles Chargers operating again Melvin Gordon, who has been battling a foot harm, is anticipated to play in opposition to the New England Patriots in Foxborough at the moment, in accordance with NFL Community Insider Ian Rapoport.
The Wisconsin product has 394 dashing yards and 228 receiving yards, with seven touchdowns scored this season for the Chargers, who’ve received three straight.
three. Carolina Panthers security Kurt Coleman, tight finish Ed Dickson, kicker Graham Gano and linebacker Luke Kuechly are all anticipated to play in opposition to the Buccaneers in Tampa, in accordance with Rapoport.
four. New England Patriots broad receiver Danny Amendola (knee) is a game-time choice, though there’s confidence that he’ll play, in accordance with Rapoport.
5. Philadelphia Eagles cornerback Ronald Darby (ankle) remains to be working again into soccer form and will not play in opposition to the San Francisco 49ers, in accordance with Rapoport.
6. San Francisco 49ers broad receiver Marquise Goodwin (again) is anticipated to play in opposition to the Eagles, a supply tells Rapoport.