This is obviously good news as far as knee injuries are concerned and there appears to be a shot he’ll be available for Carolina in Week 11.
Bridgewater, 28, is a former first-round pick of the Vikings back in 2014. He played out the final year of his four-year, $6,849,502 rookie contract after Minnesota declined to pick up his fifth-year option.
Bridgewater signed a one-year, $6 million contract with the Jets last year that included just $500,000 guaranteed. However, the Jets later traded him to the Saints during the preseason and he returned to New Orleans last year on another one-year contract.
The Panthers signed Bridgewater to a three-year, $63 million contract this past March.
In 2020, Bridgewater has appeared in 10 games for the Panthers and completed 72.1 percent of his passes for 2,552 yards, 13 touchdowns and seven interceptions. He has also rushed for 196 yards.