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Teddy Bridgewater could also be again in uniform for the Minnesota Vikings after a prolonged absence because of damage, but it surely seems the beginning quarterback job is Case Keenum‘s till additional discover.
Whereas Keenum did not publish the gaudy numbers in Sunday’s win over the Los Angeles Rams that he did final week in opposition to the Washington Redskins, the veteran quarterback nonetheless threw for 280 yards and a rating.
Head coach Mike Zimmer admitted after the competition that Keenum’s robust play, coupled with the crew’s successful efficiency, will make it onerous to change to Bridgewater any time quickly.
“It should be onerous to yank him out of there proper now,” Zimmer mentioned, as per Ben Goessling of the Star Tribune. “He is taking part in good. I nonetheless have actually excessive hopes for Teddy, and loads of issues occur all through the course of the season, so we’ll simply see the way it goes.”
Keenum has appeared in eight video games this season for the NFC North-leading membership, throwing for 1,914 yards and 11 touchdowns. With among the finest defensive models complimenting an environment friendly offense, the Vikings have reeled off six wins in a row.
The Vikings have a brief week forward with a Thanksgiving date in opposition to the Detroit Lions on Thursday.