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Late ankle injury only thing to dampen Teddy Bridgewater’s NFL debut

By dwetmore@1500espn.com

MINNEAPOLIS — Teddy Bridgewater didn’t even get to finish his NFL debut. But it was impressive nonetheless.

A sprained left ankle cut short the rookie’s otherwise strong first start in his Vikings career. He was carted off to the locker room for X-rays on his ankle, which came back negative, and third-stringer Christian Ponder took over to run out the clock and seal the victory.

It probably wasn’t the storybook ending Vikings fans had hoped for, but the debut is one they’ll likely remember for a while.

“I felt pretty good. Anytime you have over 500 yards of total…

Source:: 1500 ESPN Sportswire

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