Christian Ponder

Vikings acquire Sam Bradford; Cowboys sign Mark Sanchez after he cut by Broncos

Vikings acquire Sam Bradford; Cowboys sign Mark Sanchez after he cut by Broncos

Sam Bradford got the trade he wanted months ago — just eight days before the season opener. 

The Philadelphia Eagles sent Bradford to the Minnesota Vikings on Saturday for a pair of draft picks. Bradford replaces Teddy Bridgewater, who went down for the season after sustaining 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, selected with the No. 2 overall pick, missed the last three preseason games after breaking his ribs. McLeod Bethel-Thompson is currently the...

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