Sam Bradford

Vikings QB uncertainty: Bradford says knee is 'better'

As the Minnesota Vikings plunged into a second week of uncertainty at their most important position, quarterback Sam Bradford offered reasons to believe he'll return swiftly from a left knee injury.

That's the hope at team headquarters and among the fan base, at least, following a 26-9 loss at Pittsburgh with backup Case Keenum forced into action .

As for the chance Bradford will be able to play on Sunday against Tampa Bay and keep his absence to one game?

"I would like to think that they're good, but a lot just depends on how my knee responds when we go out there and practice this week," Bradford said Wednesday before taking the field.

The Vikings...