The Minnesota Vikings 2016-17 season has already taken a demoralizing hit before the regular-season games start, as the team's franchise quarterback went down at practice Tuesday.

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Practice was immediately called off after only 25 minutes at Winter Park Tuesday for the Vikings, after Teddy Bridgewater went down to the ground with a non-contact injury.

According to early reports thus far, and things are still murky, Teddy went down to the ground, grabbed his left knee and screamed in pain.

The nature of the injury isn't immediately known, but Bridgewater was immobilized and then carted off the field and loaded into an ambulance to be taken for further evaluation...

It's also been reported that Vikings teammates could be seen hitting their helmets on the ground and cursing out loud following the situation as it unfolded.

Others like Adrian Peterson, Matt Asiata and receiver Adam Thielen locked arms over Teddy and appeared to pray for their teammate.