Sam Bradford is officially active for the Bears game – so will he start?

And backup QB Kyle Sloter is inactive – indicating Bradford is ready to play.
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Another sign that Sam Bradford will be back starting for the Minnesota Vikings on Monday night.

Minnesota released its inactive players for the Bears game shorty after 6 p.m. – on the list is backup quarterback Kyle Sloter. And not on the inactive list? Bradford.

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That would indicate Bradford is at the very least healthy enough to play. And based on the reports from this week – that he took first-team reps in practice and "got the work he needed" – Bradford appears in line to start.

The veteran has played in just one contest this year, that really impressive season-opening win against the Saints (also on Monday night) in which he had one of the best games of his career.

But a knee issue forced him to sit out of the three games since. Case Keenum has gone 1-2 as the Vikings' signal-caller in his absence.

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