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Pat Shurmur

Bridgewater: 'I definitely believe I'll play this year'

After nearly 14 months of arduous rehabilitation for his left knee, Teddy Bridgewater has arrived at the final stage.

For all the progress he's made, appearing in a game for the Minnesota Vikings again will be no small step to take.

"I definitely believe I'll play this year, but I can't just sit here and say it," Bridgewater said.

"I have to continue to put the work in on the practice field and show the training staff or the higher authority that eventually I can get back to the player that I was."


Bridgewater spoke to reporters Thursday for the first time since the beginning of training camp and only the...

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