We scour the news around the NFL to bring you what matters most to you and your dynasty team: the most current news on players, both superstars and the relative unknowns, and analysis to decipher the respective situations. These are many of the major stories and not meant to be an exhaustive look at all the recent happenings around the league.
The reports last week regarding the knee of Sam Bradford after the opening-week win over New Orleans alarmed fantasy owners. This is the same knee that Bradford had surgically repaired in 2013 and 2014 and the swelling was enough after the Saints game that he needed an MRI. On Sunday morning, the team Twitter account tweeted, "Sam is fine. He might play one game from now, he might play six weeks from now. Either way, he's fine. -Mike Zimmer on Bradford's status.” This is not believable. Saying the player is “fine” and giving a timetable ranging from 1-6 weeks gives no reassurance. Moments before, Ian Rapoport reported Teddy Bridgewater expects to return by midseason. Bridgewater is currently on the reserve/PUP list and is not eligible to return to the field in the first six games of the season. While replacing Bradford, Case Keenum was not sharp and the Vikings are in trouble if Bradford misses many more games. On Monday, Tom Pelissero tweeted, “#Vikings QB Sam Bradford is believed to have a bone bruise, source said. They'll see how his knee responds to an injection and go from there.” While the veteran