Vikings’ Sam Bradford returns after hard hit to ribs vs. Cowboys

MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota Vikings quarterback Sam Bradford returned for the second half after leaving late in the second quarter of the Vikings’ game against the Dallas Cowboys.

Bradford exited after a hit in the ribs by defensive lineman Maliek Collins and colliding with right tackle Jeremiah Sirles.

Bradford was replaced by Shaun Hill for the Vikings’ final two offensive plays of the quarter. He was examined on the sideline by the team’s athletic training staff during the…