Teddy Bridgewater RUMORS & NEWS

  • Teddy Bridgewater has chance to return in 2017

    Larry Brown Sports "Teddy Bridgewater appears to still have a long way to go in his recovery from a devastating knee injury, but that does not mean the Minnesota Vikings have ruled out the possibility of the quarterback playing in 2017. According to Matt Vensel of the Star Tribune, Bridgewater is nowhere close to..." June 19

  • Vikings still giving no timeline for Teddy Bridgewater’s return

    Larry Brown Sports "Teddy Bridgewater has progressed to the point where he is able to throw passes in practice, but it still sounds like the quarterback is a long way away from being ready for game action. On Thursday, Minnesota Vikings general manager Rick Spielman was asked for an update on Bridgewater’s health...." June 08

  • Mike Zimmer after missing two weeks: Teddy Bridgewater looks ‘quite a bit better’

    Sportsnaut "Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater is doing everything he can to make a healthy return to the NFL. On that note, head coach Mike Zimmer had some encouraging news to share after observing Bridgewater in action for the first time in two weeks. Bridgewater has been rehabbing for..." June 06

  • Sam Bradford isn't looking over his shoulder, but knows Teddy Bridgewater is there

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "Not long after the Vikings’ buses rolled up to Cedar Park Elementary in Apple Valley yesterday and the players and coaches spread out to finish building the new playground there, two quarterbacks were spotted kneeling in a quiet corner of the schoolyard with paintbrushes, side by side. Teddy..." June 03

  • Sam Bradford ‘proud’ of Teddy Bridgewater working to return from injury

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "Not long after the Vikings’ buses rolled up to Cedar Park Elementary in Apple Valley yesterday and the players and coaches spread out to finish building the new playground there, two quarterbacks were spotted kneeling in a quiet corner of the schoolyard with paintbrushes, side by side. Teddy..." June 02

  • Teddy Bridgewater throws with Vikings QBs as rehab continues

    St. Paul Pioneer Press "During an organized team activities session Wednesday, Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater joked about running back Latavius Murray, who is out following ankle surgery. “He ain’t got no sweat on his body,” Bridgewater said on the field. “He ain’t working.” Meanwhile, Bridgewater was..." June 01

  • Mike Zimmer: Teddy Bridgewater 'progressing as well as anybody could expect'

    ESPN "From his ranch in northern Kentucky, Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer has been keeping close tabs on all of the developments surrounding his team. So yes, he's seen the video the team released of quarterback Teddy Bridgewater dropping back and throwing as part of his rehab from last year's..." May 26

  • Teddy Bridgewater cleared to advance rehab after positive Dr. visit

    Sportsnaut "Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater got some tremendous news on Wednesday after a positive visit with his doctor. This news comes just a day after the Vikings released video of Bridgewater practicing during OTAs, looking even stronger than a previous video that showed him dropping..." May 24

  • Rick Spielman: We’ll take it a day at a time with Teddy Bridgewater

    Pro Football Talk "The Vikings released video of Teddy Bridgewater taking snaps, dropping back and throwing passes during Tuesday’s practice, but they still aren’t ready to talk about when Bridgewater may be able to take on a full workload after last year’s knee injury. General Manager Rick Spielman met with the..." May 24

  • Teddy Bridgewater working on the field at Vikings OTAs

    Pro Football Talk "The Vikings have resisted putting any timetable on quarterback Teddy Bridgewater’s recovery from the severe knee injury that kept him out for the entire 2016 season, but Bridgewater appears to be making progress on his path back to playing. The team posted a video and photos from Tuesday’s..." May 23

  • Teddy Bridgewater may not be a free agent in 2018

    Pro Football Talk "Even though the Vikings didn’t pick up the final year of quarterback Teddy Bridgewater’s rookie contract, he may still be under contract in 2018. By not exercising the option that would extend the deal from four years to five, the Vikings allow Bridgewater to become an unrestricted free agent..." May 05

  • Rick Spielman: Teddy Bridgewater decision was all about health

    Pro Football Talk "Vikings General Manager Rick Spielman officially declared this week that the team will not pick up the fifth-year option on quarterback Teddy Bridgewater’s rookie contract, and he says that decision was all about the knee injury Bridgewater suffered in practice last summer. Spielman said on PFT..." May 05

  • Vikings tell Teddy Bridgewater they won’t exercise 2018 option

    Pro Football Talk "The Vikings aren’t sure when or if quarterback Teddy Bridgewater will be back on the field this year after last summer’s major knee injury, which likely made it easy for them to make a decision about their option on his contract for 2018. The option, which would set Bridgewater up to make more..." May 01

  • Vikings unlikely to pick up Bridgewater's 5th-year option

    Bleacher Report "The Minnesota Vikings are reportedly unlikely to pick up quarterback Teddy Bridgewater's fifth-year contract option for 2018 by the May 2 deadline. According to ESPN.com's Adam Schefter, the Vikings are reluctant to pick up the option since it would guarantee Bridgewater $11 million-plus..." April 26

  • Beyond 2017, status of Bradford and Bridgewater is up in the air

    Pro Football Talk "For the 2017 season, Sam Bradford is poised to start at quarterback for the Vikings, while Teddy Bridgewater will be on the roster but may not be medically cleared to play. Beyond 2017, it’s unclear whether either of them is in the Vikings’ plans. That came out today when both Bradford and..." April 25

  • Vikings' Mike Zimmer has 'no idea' if Teddy Bridgewater will play in 2017

    CBS Sports "Teddy Bridgewater suffered a serious non-contact knee injury last August, so serious that there were concerns in the weeks and months that followed as to whether the Vikings’ former first-round pick would be ready for the 2017 season. On Wednesday, Vikings coach Mike Zimmer offered this update..." March 29

  • Mike Zimmer just hopes Teddy Bridgewater can get healthy

    Pro Football Talk "Vikings coach Mike Zimmer sounds like he’s thinking more about Teddy Bridgewater the person than Teddy Bridgewater the quarterback, as Bridgewater continues to recover from a severe knee injury he suffered in August. Zimmer discussed Bridgewater on today’s PFT Live and sounded like he is mostly..." March 03

  • Adrian Peterson thinks Teddy Bridgewater will play in 2017

    Sportsnaut "There have been many reports that indicate Teddy Bridgewater could miss the entire 2017 season as he rehabs the knee injury that kept him out all last season. However, based on what Adrian Peterson has seen firsthand, the Minnesota Vikings could get their quarterback back at some point next..." February 04

  • Teddy Bridgewater likely to miss 2017 season

    SI "Teddy Bridgewater could miss the entire 2017 season as he continues recovery from knee surgery, Bleacher Report’s Jason Cole reports. Bridgewater, a central piece of Minnesota’s offense and building process, was injured in practice in August prior to the 2016 season, tearing his ACL and..." January 27

  • Vikings likely to pick up 2017 option on Teddy Bridgewater

    Sportsnaut "Looking ahead to 2017, the Minnesota Vikings may not view Teddy Bridgewater as the starter. But the team is likely to keep him around. “Bridgewater is under contract at $2.18 million for the 2017 season, and the Vikings will have to make a decision on his fifth-year option in May,” Ben..." January 11

  • As Vikings move forward with Sam Bradford, Teddy Bridgewater's future remains cloudy

    ESPN "It seems hard to fathom, not six months after the Minnesota Vikings began training camp expecting a breakout season from their handpicked franchise quarterback. But here we are in early January 2017 and the Vikings' immediate future does not appear to have Teddy Bridgewater at the center of..." January 10

  • Teddy Bridgewater: Injury helped him “spiritually and mentally”

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater said the devastating knee injury that threatens his availability for the start of the 2017 season actually has helped him “spiritually and mentally” and that he considers it “a new challenge, and I love challenges.” Bridgewater made those statements in a..." December 30

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