Bradford hasn't played since Week 5 when he re-aggravated a knee injury suffered Week 1.
Bradford hasn't played in a game since then, and went on injured reserve November 8 after having his third operation on his left knee the day before.
They'll face off again on Sunday with an NFC Championship berth on the line.
Here's a look at the television and live-stream information as well as analysis and a pick. Quarterback Jameis Winston threw for 363 yards, and wideouts Chris Godwin and Adam Humphries each eclipsed 100 receiving yards.
The Saints defeated Carolina, 31-26, in the wild-card round to advance to Sunday's game.
The Vikings, led by the speed of linebackers Anthony Barr and Eric Kendricks, have held several pass-catching running backs to minimal production this season. Well, the Minnesota quarterback may actually be in a team uniform on the sideline against the Saints after what the Vikings announced on Saturday. The difference for New Orleans here is whether they can put pressure on the Vikings front to get to Case Keenum as they have been one of the most balanced teams in the National Football League and if they can't keep their pivot upright this weekend it could be their downfield and spoil the chance to play in a Super Bowl at home.
The Minnesota offense has flourished under the leadership of quarterback Case Keenum, who has formed a solid rapport with offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur and his teammates en route to throwing 22 touchdown pass and completing over 67 percent of his attempts. This game's over/under comes in at a combined 45.5 points.
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We love how the one kid corrects the other on Teddy Bridgewater being back, noting that he's "still not playing". The Saints used their potent rushing attack featuring Mark Ingram and Alvin Kamara during the regular season.
But the Vikings have the offensive weapons to avoid those players. "It's going to be a totally different game".
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Minnesota waived tight end Kyle Carter to make room on the roster for Bradford. "The 6'6", 265-pounder has 57 catches for 532 yards and eight touchdowns.
Minnesota won the NFC North for the second time in three years. But if they wanted to use the quarterback who beat the Saints in Week 1 in their rematch with New Orleans, they'd be able to do so. Neither team puts much stock in a game played four months ago.
Home crowd and that defense should be enough for Vikings to inch past the Saints, who hope turnovers will help them score.