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Teddy Bridgewater nearly lost his leg because of practice injury

Aaron Doster-USA TODAY Sports

We're learning more today about the knee injury that will cost Teddy Bridgewater his entire 2016 season, and how it almost cost one of Louisville's favorite (adopted) sons his leg.

We knew that the injury was so bad that some of Teddy's Vikings teammates threw up after it happened, but now it's becoming apparent just how serious this non-contact injury was.

That is both crazy and terrifying to read. It's also a little all-too-familiar for Louisville fans who were in Indy for the Elite 8 game against Duke in 2013.

Shout out to the Vikings trainers for not just saving Teddy's NFL career, but potentially saving his leg.