Vikes HC Mike Zimmer expects QB Sam Bradford to play on MNF

It appears the Vikings will have Sam Bradford back at quarterback on Monday night.

In a production meeting on Sunday night, Zimmer told ESPN’s broadcast crew he anticipates Bradford starting at quarterback, three weeks after a knee injury first kept Bradford out against the Pittsburgh Steelers.

A second opinion on the quarterback’s left knee on Sept. 22 confirmed the Vikings’ belief that Bradford would not need surgery on his knee, and after taking last week off to rest, Bradford participated in all three of the Vikings’ practices this week (albeit in a limited fashion).

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Bradford has played just one game this season, completing 27 of his 32 passes for 346 yards and three touchdowns in the Vikings’ season-opening win over the Saints.

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