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Minneapolis, MN (WDAY TV) - The newest Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater hasn't played a down yet for the purple, but he already has a biggest fan, his mother.

Mother of new Vikings QB gets early Mother's Day gift

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Mother of new Vikings QB gets early Mother's Day gift
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Minneapolis, MN (WDAY TV) - The newest Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater hasn't played a down yet for the purple, but he already has a biggest fan, his mother.

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Yes, Mother's Day came early for Bridgewater's mom, she was in New York City when her son was drafted by the Vikings with the last pick in the first round.

Bridgewater's mom, Rose, is a breast cancer survivor and her perseverance has always inspired Teddy.

Teddy Bridgewater/ Vikings Quarterback: "She motivates me a lot. Watching her go through that process, she showed great traits and qualities. I have those instilled in myself today. So, I was able to learn a lot from her in that process and help make me the person that I am today."

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