Vikings QB Teddy Bridgewater Likely To Miss Entire 2017 Season

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Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater "is likely to miss the entire 2017 season" due to a gruesome knee injury he suffered in a preseason practice back in August, according to Bleacher Report's Jason Cole. Hopefully by March of 2018 we'll have some good news when it comes to Bridgewater's road back to playing again.

Fantasy Impact Although Bridgewater missing the entire 2017 season is just a budding rumor, there could be truth to the report.

"When people talked about Minnesota, they traded the one and the four for Sam Bradford, the reason why was they thought it was at least a year injury", Carter said. Doctors have reportedly informed the Vikings that Bridgewater's knee injury typically takes 19 months to heal.

Bridgewater's salary cap number for next season is $2.18 million, and the Vikings must decide by May 2 whether they plan to pick up his 2018 option for about $12.5 million. It had previously been speculated that the start of his 2017 season was likely in doubt, but this is far worse than that. Bradford, 29, threw for 3,877 yards on 395-for-552 passing for the league's highest percentage of passes completed at 71.6.

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