Vikes QB Teddy Bridgewater has sore shoulder

Pressed for an explanation regarding the failure of quarterback Teddy Bridgewater to play Thursday night in Seattle, Vikings coach Mike Zimmer said it was his decision. Technically, that’s accurate.

He made the decision, according to Ben Goessling of, because Bridgewater has a sore shoulder. The decision came late, not long before kickoff.

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The good news is Bridgewater could have played if it was the regular season, according to reports. The story went on to say the Vikings didn’t disclose the sore shoulder because teams have no obligation to report injuries during the preseason. The first official injury report is due prior to the first regular-season game.

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