Vikings Expected To Place QB Sam Bradford On IR Following Knee Surgery
Ian Rapoport of NFL Media studies that the Vikings are anticipated to put QB Sam Bradford on Injured Reserve following knee surgical procedure.
Last night time, Chris Mortensen of ESPN reported that Bradford had his left knee scoped on Tuesday by Dr. James Andrews, who “cleaned up” his knee in hope of easing ache and discomfort.
The thought of inserting Bradford on I.R. has been floated for a number of weeks now and with Teddy Bridgewater anticipated to be activated this week, it will make sense for the Vikings to make a transfer sooner or later sooner or later.
Just a few weeks in the past, Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reported that Bradford was nonetheless an experiencing ache in his knee, which led to him touring to New York this previous week to start Regenokine therapies in hopes of getting the irritation out of his knee.
According to Rapoport, these therapies contain drawing Bradford’s blood, spinning it down after which reinjecting it into the knee over 5 or 6 days.
Bradford suffered a non-contact bone bruise in his left knee, which occurs to be the identical knee wherein he twice has had ACL reconstruction surgical procedure.
Bradford, 29, is a former first-round decide of the Rams again in 2010. He spent 4 years with the Rams earlier than he was traded to the Eagles in 2015. After Bridgewater sustained a critical knee harm final 12 months, the Eagles traded him to the Vikings for draft compensation.
Bradford is at the moment within the remaining 12 months of his two-year, $36 million contract that included $36 million assured and stands to make a base wage of $13 million for the 2017 season.
This season, Bradford has appeared in two video games and thrown for 382 yards whereas finishing 74.four % of his passes to go together with three touchdowns and no interceptions.