Sam Bradford is heading north with hopes of becoming an emergency hero.
The Minnesota Vikings acquired Bradford from the Philadelphia Eagles on Saturday via trade. ESPN’s Ed Werder first reported the trade on Twitter, citing a league source.
Bradford comes to Minnesota as the Vikings’ presumed starting quarterback. He’ll reunite with running back Adrian Peterson with whom he played college football at Oklahoma.
The season-ending injury Teddy Bridgewater suffered Tuesday forced Minnesota to pursue another quarterback. NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport details Minnesota’s search for help.
Bradford’s departure from the Eagles means either Chase Daniel or Carson Wentz now will be the Eagles’ starting quarterback.
Minnesota hopes to contend for the Super Bowl this season. All eyes will be on Bradford
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