EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) _ Minnesota Vikings quarterback Sam Bradford is
expected to play at Pittsburgh despite a knee injury that limited him all week
in practice.

Coach Mike Zimmer said Friday he anticipates that Bradford will play Sunday.
Bradford was listed as questionable on the injury report.

Bradford was named the NFC Offensive Player of the Week for his performance
Monday in the opener against New Orleans. He showed no signs of trouble during
the game.


ESPN reported that Bradford felt pain and swelling in his left knee that has
twice been surgically repaired. The network says he had an MRI test Tuesday that
revealed no specific damage. Zimmer declined to confirm the MRI.

Two defensive starters were also listed as questionable: cornerback Xavier
Rhodes (hip) and linebacker Anthony Barr (hamstring).

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