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Star QB ruled out for today's game | Around the NFL

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Unfortunately for Minnesota Vikings fans, their high-flying quarterback Sam Bradford won't play Sunday against the Steelers. Veteran Case Keenum will make the start. 

Keenum started his career 0-8 with the Houston Texans in 2013. Since then he has gone 9-7 as a starter with the Texans and Rams.

Bradford, who has been dealing with pain, swelling and discomfort in his left knee following Minnesota's Week 1 win over the Saints, was one of seven players the Vikings made inactive on Sunday.

Per ESPN, "Bradford went through warm-ups shortly after 10 a.m. ET, during which he did not do much to test the strength of his left knee. Bradford did some light throwing and dropped back a few times on passes, but did not run or exhibit much footwork at Heinz Field.

"Bradford's left knee is the same one in which doctors repaired Bradford's torn ACL in 2013 and again in 2014.

"Sources told ESPN earlier in the week that the Vikings were concerned over the health of Bradford's knee but optimistic he would play. There's no clear indication of a play from Week 1 in which Bradford may have injured the knee. Minnesota's offensive line kept him clean throughout the game and he was hit only twice."

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