MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Seven months after suffering a severe knee injury during practice, it appears Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater is dropping back and throwing again.
On Tuesday, Bridgewater posted a video to his Twitter and Instagram account showing him dropping back and throwing with “spring cleaning” text captioning the video.READ MORE: Brooklyn Park Joins Growing List Of Minnesota Cities Requiring Masks In City Buildings
On Aug. 29, 2016, the Vikings ended practice after just 25 minutes. Bridgewater suffered a non-contact injury while dropping back to pass during a team drill and was seen on the ground and not moving.READ MORE: Wastewater Testing Reveals Scale Of St. Paul's COVID Spread
Vikings officials confirmed Tuesday that Bridgewater suffered a dislocated knee, and a MRI showed a complete ACL tear as well as other structural damage. Bridgewater had surgery in early September.
He missed the entire 2016-17 season, and it’s possible he won’t be ready to play the 2017 season. That prompted General Manager Rick Spielman to trade the team’s first-round draft pick next year and a 2018 draft choice to Philadelphia for Sam Bradford.MORE NEWS: 'I'm Scared For My Patients': As COVID Cases Surge, Delta Plus Variant Worries Medical Experts
Vikings officials have said they expect Bridgewater to make a full recovery and play again.