Bye bye, Bradford: Eagles trade QB to Vikings

Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Sam Bradford (7) during the second half of an NFL preseason football game against the Indianapolis Colts in Indianapolis

Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Sam Bradford (7) during the second half of an NFL preseason football game against the Indianapolis Colts in Indianapolis

The Eagles have traded quarterback Sam Bradford to the Minnesota Vikings for a pair of draft picks.

Bradford replaces Teddy Bridgewater, who went down for the season after suffering a gruesome knee injury this week. The Eagles receive a first-round pick in 2017 and a fourth-round pick in 2018.

Bradford’s departure means backup Chase Daniel will start the season as Philadelphia’s No. 1 quarterback. Carson Wentz, who was selected with the No. 2 overall pick, missed the last three preseason games after breaking his ribs.

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