"We're not going to stick our heads in the sand. We're not going to tuck our tail between our legs. We're not looking for excuses. We're going to go out and fight like we always do. We got some great football players on this team. We'll figure ways to win football games.

Mike Zimmer, Vikings coach, at Tuesday's news conference.

"Please send a prayer up for @teddyb_h2o, he is a great man and God has a plan for him! We got your back teddy!"

Adam Thielen, Vikings receiver, on Twitter.

"My heart hurts for the Vikings and Teddy Bridgewater. …always a great guy to be around. Hoping for the best."

Erin Andrews, FOX sports ­personality, on Twitter.

"Prayers up @teddyb_h2o ...minor setback, major comeback. #TrustinGod"

Michael Vick, free-agent ­quarterback, on Twitter.

"Just for perspective … usually a drill is moved for an injury in ­practice. The fact the #Vikings cancelled practice says a lot abt Teddy"

Tweet from Damien Woody, ­former NFL lineman.

"You get a text saying "Peyton manning? Brett Favre? Beg them to come back 1 year" you know season has gone off the rails before it started."

Tweet from Nate Wolters, pro basketball player from St. Cloud.

"Prayers up for @teddyb_h2o. Only shoulders as strong as 5s can such adversity. #CallGod"

Kyle Rudolph, on Twitter