Another quarterback has went down in the NFL preseason. Teddy Bridgewater, QB for the Minnesota Viking, will miss the remainder on the 2016-2017 season.
Tuesday, August 30, Bridgewater went down in the team’s last preseason practice with a non-contact injury. He suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament and a dislocated left knee. He did not suffer any nerve damage and should make a full recovery.
“Teddy Bridgewater suffered a non-contact injury today at practice,” trainer Eric Sugarman said in a statement. ”
He was stabilized, and he was transported to a nearby hospital for treatment and evaluation. He also had a MRI while there.
This was going to be Bridgewater’s third season as starting QB for the Vikings. LAst season, he threw 14 touchdowns, nine interceptions, and for 3,231 yards. He also helped the Vikings win their first NFC North title in seven years.
Shaun Hill is the backup but his starts have came far and in between. Undrafted rookie Joel Stave is the other QB on the Viking’s roster. Taylor Heinicke is on the non-football injury list fighting for the third QB spot.