LOOK: Vikings' Teddy Bridgewater is working out without a brace on his knee
About 11 months after a traumatic knee injury, Bridgewater is back to working out with his leg uninhibited
This time last year, the Minnesota Vikings looked like a possible sleeper team in the NFC. They had a young, improving defense led by a good tactical mind in head coach Mike Zimmer. They had Adrian Peterson coming off another sparkling season. And they had Teddy Bridgewater, a rising quarterback prospect ready to take the next big step forward and seize full control of the offense.
Little did they know, they were only a few weeks away from losing Bridgewater to a NFL again.that knocked him out for the entire 2016 season. The quick action by the team and trainers , but by October, there was concern that he would in the
Even in January, after that prognosis had been upgraded, there was still a belief that Bridgewaterduring the 2017 season. By May, though, Bridgewater was .
As you can see in that video, Bridgewater was wearing a pretty hefty brace on his knee during those workouts. About six weeks later, Teddy's ditched the brace. He posted a picture to Instagram this week that shows him working out, brace-less. (Bridgewater's account is private, but the picture was acquired by the Star-Tribune.)
That's about 11 months post-injury. It's great to see Bridgewater making progress, and it'll be even better when we can see him on the field once again.
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