Minnesota Vikings activate Sam Bradford from IR, so now what?

Wide receiver Nelson Agholor and the Eagles like to play an aggressive style of football and take chances. It has worked well this season with Philadelphia one win away from a trip to the Super Bowl

This is a weird story, but then again, the Vikings quarterback situation has been a weird thing all season long.

If the Minnesota Vikings top the New Orleans Saints on Sunday, they'll be one step closer to becoming the first team in National Football League history to host their own Super Bowl.

Bradford started in Week 1 against the Saints and passed for 346 yards, three touchdowns and a career high 143.0 passer rating, despite injuring his knee in the game.

Bradford was placed on injured reserve after undergoing knee surgery on November 7.

Corresponding with the move, the Vikings have released tight end Kyle Carter.

Earlier this week, Zimmer said he knows who his backup quarterback will be when the Vikings host the Saints in the divisional round but chose not to disclose his plan. This specific aspect of the report is still unclear, but it definitely appears closer to becoming the truth with the quarterback's activation on Saturday.

If this is true, it's possible that Bradford could suit up as the team's third-string option against New Orleans, but Minnesota has not had three quarterbacks active for a single game since Leslie Frazier was the team's coach in 2013.

As the Star Tribune noted this week, there's a case to be made for the Vikings as one of the NFL's most tragic playoff teams.

With the announcement on Saturday, Bradford now joins Bridgewater, Keenum, and Kyle Sloter as the fourth quarterback on the team's active roster. Even among the 30 different teams that have suffered at least one "unexpected playoff loss", Minnesota ranks ahead of only three others, including the Detroit Lions and the Kansas City Chiefs, this year's Wild Card dud.

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