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Teddy Bridgewater meets Vikings’ weight goal to be more ‘sturdy’


MANKATO, Minn. — Don’t say Teddy Bridgewater ‘bulked up.’ Coach Mike Zimmer prefers to say the Vikings want their quarterback to be more ‘sturdy.’

Bridgewater, up to his weight ceiling set by the Vikings at 215 pounds, followed a training regimen this offseason laid out by team officials to ensure he’s ready for the 16-game grind of a full regular season. An injury-ravaged offensive line and three different starting quarterbacks accounted for 51 sacks last season and the Vikings figure they gave up just under 100 hits to their passers.

“It was mostly the weight…

Source:: 1500 ESPN Sportswire

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