To ensure that that to occur, the Minnesota Vikings would want to turn on the quarterback off injured reserve and make house for him at the 53-man roster. Bradford wrapped up his 5th apply on Friday after returning ultimate week.
Zimmer mentioned Bradford is operating his long ago in with the opposite quarterbacks however ‘has far to move nonetheless.’
“It is roughly arduous to get reps when you are getting your starter able,” Zimmer mentioned. “When you’ve got 40 reps in a convention and he will get 5 and Bridgewater will get 5.”
The Vikings are working inside a three-week window to transport Bradford to the energetic roster or stay him on IR. The most recent they might make a transfer will be the week main into the Tremendous Bowl on Jan. 24, must they nonetheless be enjoying.
If Minnesota makes a decision to turn on Bradford forward of this weekend’s recreation, Zimmer says he believes the quarterback is wholesome sufficient to play, must the Vikings want to cross down the intensity chart.
Previous within the week, Zimmer published he is aware of who will backup Case Keenum however would no longer divulge his plan. Bridgewater spoke to ESPN within the Vikings’ locker room and mentioned he didn’t know if both he or Bradford could be energetic Sunday, and which ones could be decided on because the No. 2 quarterback.
Bradford was once no longer provide right through media availability following the Vikings’ ultimate apply of the week.
Minnesota hasn’t ever had 3 quarterbacks energetic right through a recreation since Zimmer arrived in 2014.
ESPN’s Kevin Seifert contributed to this file.