EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (KMSP) - The Minnesota Vikings have released video of quarterback Teddy Bridgewater participating in a rehab workout prior to organized team activities Tuesday at Winter Park.
Bridgewater, 24, was out for all of the 2016 season after tearing his ACL and dislocating his knee during a non-contact practice drill in August last year.
The Vikings declined Bridgewater’s fifth-year option for 2018. He would have been due at least $11 million for that season. Even with a declined option, the Vikings and Bridgewater could still agree to terms that would keep the quarterback in Minnesota at a lower figure.
Following Bridgewater’s injury, the Vikings traded for former Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Sam Bradford. Bradford completed 71.6 percent of his passes last season, setting an NFL single-season record.
Bridgewater was named the recipient of the team’s Ed Block Courage Award last season. The award honors one player from every NFL team who “exemplifies commitment to the principles of sportsmanship and courage.” Teammates vote for the player they think should be recognized for their extra efforts both on and off the field and their ability to overcome great adversity.
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