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Teddy Sees Himself Starting For The Vikings This Fall

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Just over 24 hours ago, the Vikings were eliminated from the NFL Playoffs. Now, the fight for the starting quarterback position has begun, and Teddy is letting everyone know where he stands. He fully believes he will be the starter for the Vikings this fall, despite the fact he is an unrestricted free-agent and the Vikings did not pick up his 5th year option. We here at CSZ surely hope he is right!

Teddy Could Possibly Be Activated This Week

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More great news coming out of Minnesota. Teddy Bridgewater could be activated as soon as this week, with a start not far behind! We here at Cardinal Sports Zone continue to wish him a speedy and full recovery and look forward to seeing him in action again soon!

Teddy Bridgewater Is Clear To Practice

Teddy Bridgewater

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In some much needed good news, the Minnesota Vikings announced today that Teddy has been clear to start practicing! We, here at CSZ, look forward to watching his comeback!

The Rivalry Games College Basketball Needs Right Now

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College Basketball is right around the corner. While it feels like we have just settled into football season, we have a little over a month before basketball is happening as well. Myron Medcalf with sat down and dreamed up the rivalry games the sport needs. That WE need. Take a look and let us know what you think about them.

Week One Bowl Projections

There’s nothing better than way-too-early Bowl projections.

Where do the biggest outlets have Louisville??

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Sports Illustrated Projections

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Bridgewater “All In”


Almost a year after suffering a horrific knee injury, Teddy Bridgewater is doing everything he can to see the field again. Vikings’ head coach Mike Zimmer said that “all the reports he has heard have been positive.” You can see the full report below.

Teddy Bridgewater Inspires Children’s Book

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Teddy Bridgewater can do it all. His life has now become the inspiration for a children’s book, written by one of his childhood best frjends. You can order a signed copy. Below you will find the link to preorder of “Little Bear Teddy Big Dream Come True.”

Cards In The NFL

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The National Football League (NFL) has become America’s past time. The Superbowl is one of the most watched televised events year after year. The halftime show has become so iconic, that even Queen Bey herself (Beyonce) has paid to perform during it.

At the University of Louisville, we have the opportunity to cheer on a really good team every year. But we do not have a professional team in our backyard. So this gives us the unique chance to (almost) pick who our favorite NFL team is. Some of us have family ties to certain teams, others had a favorite collegiate player that they followed into their professional careers. Whatever the case may be, Louisville has a wide variety of NFL fandom roaming our streets.

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Teddy Press Conference & Comments

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Former Card Teddy Bridgewater spoke up for the first time in 11 months today after a gruesome leg injury. While it was a big deal to a few people, to many others it was understood. Take your time, rehab & come back stronger. Here is an excerpt from Teddy’s presser plus a video of the press conference.


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Teddy Bridgewater Update

Teddy Bridgewater

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Some good news from the Minnesota Vikings today! Teddy Bridgewater has been placed on the Active/Physically Unable to Perform list. See what the Viking’s organization had to say below.

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Matz Is Transferring…

In a move that was expected & speculated upon all summer, Kenny Klein and the University of Louisville announced that Jr Matz Stockman will transfer to Minnesota. We wish Matz madness the best of luck going forward.

Sports Illustrated looks at who could take over for Rick Pitino

At yesterday’s press conference Coach Pitino made it clear he has no intentions of retiring any time soon. As a fan (and a Rick Pitino fan boy) this excites me but it still doesn’t change the fact that Rick is 61 and more than likely the Cards will have a new head coach in the next 10-12 years. The million dollar question has always been “Who will be the next coach at Louisville after Rick Pitino?”

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Louisville to play Minnesota next season in Puerto Rico



Today the University of Louisville officially announced that the Cards will play the Minnesota Gophers on November 14th 2014. The game will be the Armed Forces Classic and will be played at the U.S. Coast Guard’s Air Station Borinquen in Puerto Rico (Pictured Above). This will be the 2nd time Coach Pitino and his son Richard Pitino have faced off with Rick winning the first game while Richard was at FIU. 

This will be the Third edition of ESPN’s Armed Forces classic with Oregon defeating Georgetown earlier this season in South Korea and last season the UCONN Huskies defeated Michigan St in Germany.

You can read the full ESPN story HERE

Cards to open next season in Puerto Rico



Yesterday Minnesota coach Richard Pitino blogged that they are trying to get a game with Louisville next year to open the season. The game would be held in a Military hanger in Puerto Rico on November 14th and the coach said they were 99% sure the game would happen. Last night his Father and Louisville basketball Head Coach Rick Pitino confirmed his sons blog post on his weekly radio show. Pitino told Paul Rogers that the game is all but going to happen some things with ESPN just need to be Ironed out.

Rick Pitino also confirmed that barring unforeseen circumstances the Cards will also be a part of the Jimmy V classic in Madison Square Garden against Indiana in early December. With these two games in the mix, the Big 10/ACC Challenge, and the annual Kentucky game next year is shaping up to be one of the Cardinals best out of Conference schedules to date.