Teddy Bridgewater Likely to Miss 2017 Season

Bridgewater suffered the injury during a non-contact drill, dislocating his knee and tearing his anterior cruciate ligament.

A report says that Teddy Bridgewater is likely to miss the 2017 season.

Citing a source close to the Vikings, Cole was told that doctors have determined that a recovery process lasting 19 months is the best case scenario for the quarterback.

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Bridgwater appeared to be the answer at QB for the Vikings, who haven't had a reliable, multi-season starter since Dante Culpepper.

This isn't good news, but considering the initial reports when Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater shredded his knee last summer, the fact that he'll ever play again should be a good thing. It had previously been speculated that the start of his 2017 season was likely in doubt, but this is far worse than that. Minnesota might have to navigate life without Bridgewater for at least one more season. The Louisville alum threw for 14 touchdowns with a 65 percent completion rating with nine interceptions in 16 games.

In August, Bridgewater - who was selected in the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft - ruptured his ACL and suffered a tibiofemoral dislocation.

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