Dr. James Andrews scopes Vikings' QB Sam Bradford's knee — 3 insights

Written by Eric Oliver | November 08, 2017 | Print  |

James Andrews, MD, scoped the left knee of Minnesota Vikings quarterback Sam Bradford, ESPN reports.

Here's what you should know:


1. Mr. Bradford was placed on injured reserve ending his season. Mr. Bradford aggravated an old injury in his knee, which worsened over time. If the Vikings make the playoffs, he could be reactivated.


2. Dr. Andrews is a founding partner of Gulf Breeze, Fla.-based Andrews Institute for Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine. He is one of the leading orthopedic surgeons in the world, and his center is internationally recognized for its sports medicine treatment.


3. Dr. Andrews is the Tampa Bay Rays' orthopedic medical director.


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