Teddy Bridgewater RUMORS & NEWS

  • Teddy Bridgewater 'excited' about joining the Jets, but will he be on Week 1 roster?

    USA Today "Teddy Bridgewater might be one of the most compelling players to wear a Jets uniform this season. Or he might get cut before the season begins. Details emerged about Bridgewater's contract on Monday. And according to multiple reports, the Jets committed only $500,000 guaranteed to the former..." March 20

  • Jets, Teddy Bridgewater Working On Deal

    Pro Football Rumors "The quarterback market has accelerated rapidly on Tuesday, and the Jets are now talking to their Kirk Cousins contingency plan. Teddy Bridgewater is working on a deal with the Jets, Ian Rapoport of NFL.com reports (on Twitter). The Jets are not believed to be Bridgewater’s only option, per..." March 13

  • Source: Jets adding Teddy Bridgewater to mix at QB

    ESPN "After missing out on prized free agent Kirk Cousins, the New York Jets addressed their gaping hole at quarterback by adding two veterans on Tuesday -- Teddy Bridgewater and Josh McCown, league sources told ESPN. Bridgewater, formerly a Minnesota Vikings starter, agreed to a one-year contract, a..." March 13

  • Nothing Imminent Involving Teddy Bridgewater, Has A Few Options

    NFL Trade Rumors "Josina Anderson reports that there’s “nothing imminent” involving free agent QB Teddy Bridgewater, who has a “few choices” to consider right now. The Jets signed Josh McCown, but reports have said that that move doesn’t rule out them also bringing in Bridgewater at some point. Given the..." March 13

  • Jets Plan To Turn Attention To Teddy Bridgewater If They Miss Out On Kirk Cousins

    NFL Trade Rumors "Dianna Russini of ESPN reports that the Jets will turn their attention to Teddy Bridgewater if they miss out on signing Kirk Cousins. Jason La Canfora adds that the Jets are also interested in Josh McCown. Bridgewater, 25, is a former first-round pick of the Vikings back in 2014. He’s..." March 13

  • Jets could pursue QB Bridgewater if Cousins signs elsewhere

    SNY TV "The Jets haven't given up on landing the biggest quarterback fish in the free-agent pool, but they are preparing in case it happens. They have an array of options mapped out if their "Plan A" fizzles and Kirk Cousins signs somewhere else. And their "Plan B" could be interesting, especially if..." March 05

  • “Handful of teams” see Teddy Bridgewater as potential starter

    Pro Football Talk "The NFL hasn’t made anything official yet, but signs continue to point to quarterback Teddy Bridgewater becoming an unrestricted free agent on March 14 rather than having his contract with the Vikings toll for another season. If that is indeed the case, it sounds like Bridgewater will field..." March 04

  • Teddy Bridgewater seeking short-term deal in free agency

    Larry Brown Sports "Teddy Bridgewater is facing a rather unique free agency situation, but he has a plan to try to re-establish his NFL career. According to Calvin Watkins of Newsday, Bridgewater, who has hardly played in two years after a knee injury, is seeking a short-term deal in free agency to rebuild his..." March 03

  • Report: Teddy Bridgewater among 'Plan B' QB options for Broncos

    247 Sports "Should the Broncos lose the Kirk Cousins sweepstakes, they'll turn to Plan B -- Teddy Bridgewater. Per Cecil Lammey of 104.3 The Fan, Bridgewater is among a trio of quarterback options for Denver to consider if Cousins, the biggest fish in the NFL pond, lands elsewhere. Bridgewater's teammate..." February 28

  • Report: Bridgewater expected to be a free agent

    Pro Football Talk "We know that two of the Vikings’ quarterbacks from last season are set for free agency on March 14 and it looks like the third will be joining them. When last we checked in with the league about whether Teddy Bridgewater‘s contract would toll because he spent six games on the physically unable..." February 27

  • Teddy Bridgewater contract 'likely' won't toll into 2018

    247 Sports "Teddy Bridgewater is still waiting on word of whether or not he will be stopped from being a free agent or if he is able to hit the open market this offseason. The Minnesota Vikings have looked into his contract potentially tolling into next season. However, Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk..." February 26

  • Bridgewater calls 2017 his 'favorite season by far'

    ESPN "Teddy Bridgewater has been in a reflective mood lately. Last week, the Minnesota Vikings quarterback posted a series of photos on Twitter from the 2017 season with the caption “humble servant.” A day earlier, Bridgewater took to Instagram to relay how being a leader among his teammates, peers,..." February 19

  • Teddy Bridgewater's stint on PUP list to start 2017 season could decide his free-agency status

    ESPN "If Teddy Bridgewater's contract is tolled for the 2018 season, it won't be a decision that's made by the Minnesota Vikings. According to general manager Rick Spielman, Bridgewater is "technically ready to become a free agent," but there remains the prospect that the Vikings quarterback could..." February 02

  • Vikings LB says Teddy Bridgewater was ‘throwing dimes’ in practice

    Larry Brown Sports "The Minnesota Vikings have some tough decisions to make at the quarterback position this offseason, but ultimately their best option could be to stick with the player they invested a first-round draft pick in just four years ago. In an appearance on PFT Live Tuesday morning, Vikings linebacker..." January 30

  • Mike Zimmer Talks Futures of Case Keenum, Teddy Bridgewater, Sam Bradford

    Bleacher Report "With quarterbacks Case Keenum, Teddy Bridgewater and Sam Bradford all set to hit free agency during the offseason, Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer addressed their respective futures with the team Tuesday. According to Chris Tomasson of the St. Paul Pioneer Press, Zimmer did not commit..." January 23

  • Teddy Bridgewater 'definitely' sees himself as starter

    NFL.com "Instead of preparing for a Super Bowl in their home stadium, the Vikings -- just like that -- are left to ponder an offseason flush with questions. Questions that begin under center, with Minnesota's trio of quarterbacks -- Case Keenum, Sam Bradford and Teddy Bridgewater -- all set to hit free..." January 22

  • Should Jets make a run at Teddy Bridgewater?

    Newark Star-Ledger "At one point, Teddy Bridgewater seemed destined to become the league's next top quarterback. He fell to the Vikings late in the first round of the 2014 draft, then led the team to the playoffs in just his second season. High expectations were set for 2016. Some felt Minnesota, with Bridgewater..." January 13

  • Teddy Bridgewater “fortunate to pick up right where my dream left off”

    Pro Football Talk "Sunday was a memorable day in Minnesota for multiple reasons as the Vikings clinched the NFC North title with a rout over the Bengals that allowed them to give Case Keenum some rest while Teddy Bridgewater closed out the day at quarterback. Bridgewater had not played in a game since the 2015..." December 18

  • Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater makes long awaited return to the field

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "Teddy Bridgewater made his return to NFL action on Sunday with the Vikings beating up on the injury-riddled Bengals. Bridgewater, seeing his first game snaps since the 2016 preseason, entered in the fourth quarter with the Vikings leading 34-0 on the verge of an 11th win and NFC North division..." December 17

  • Teddy Bridgewater: It’s about us, it’s not about me

    Pro Football Talk "Vikings coach Mike Zimmer delayed his announcement of the team’s starting quarterback for this weekend until Wednesday, which created some speculation that the team might turn to Teddy Bridgewater before Zimmer confirmed that Case Keenum would remain in the lineup against the Rams. On Thursday,..." November 16

  • When is the best possible return date for Teddy Bridgewater?

    ESPN 1500 Twin Cities "If you read between the lines, Teddy Bridgewater’s return appears inevitable. On Sunday following the Minnesota Vikings’ win over Washington, head coach Mike Zimmer said, “I’ve got a plan,” for the quarterback situation. If that plan was to start Case Keenum for the rest of the year, he..." November 15

  • Teddy Bridgewater: When you get that second opportunity, you cherish it

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "Teddy Bridgewater had every intention of keeping his composure as the national anthem played at FedEx Field on Sunday. But as the quarterback reflected on everything he’d been through over the past 14 months, he couldn’t hold back the tears. “Man, I was trying to keep it together,” Bridgewater..." November 13

  • Teddy Bridgewater appeared to cry tears of joy in first game back since 2015

    Larry Brown Sports "Teddy Bridgewater suited up on Sunday for his first NFL game since 2015, and the quarterback was clearly overcome with emotion before the game kicked off. During and after the playing of the national anthem, Bridgewater appeared to be crying tears of joy. You can certainly understand why..." November 12

  • Teddy Bridgewater has ‘everyone raving’ about his arm strength

    Sportsnaut "What does a young quarterback like Teddy Bridgewater do when he’s unable to use his legs? Why, he develops a stronger arm, of course. That’s the story Tom Pelissero of NFL Network is hearing from Minnesota Vikings players and coaches. He asked receiver Adam Thielen whether Bridgewater is..." November 11

  • Bridgewater: 'There was a time when the dream died'

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "Teddy Bridgewater worked about 14.5 months to get to this point. Three months, he figures, were partially spent responding to the 800-plus messages he received after the devastating knee injury. “I made it my business to respond to every text message,” Bridgewater said Thursday, three days..." November 09

  • Vikings might shelve Sam Bradford to make room for Teddy Bridgewater

    St. Paul Pioneer Press "The Vikings are mulling whether to place quarterback Sam Bradford on injured reserve to make room on the active roster for quarterback Teddy Bridgewater. ESPN reported that Bradford visited Dr. James Andrews in Florida on Tuesday to have his ailing left knee reevaluated. That will give the..." November 07

  • Teddy Bridgewater expected to be activated this week

    NFL.com "Teddy Bridgewater is expected to be activated to the Vikings roster this week, which would give Minnesota options under center. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Monday that Bridgewater is expected to come off the physically unable to perform list before Wednesday's deadline, according..." November 06

  • Vikings plan to activate Teddy Bridgewater for Week 10 after the bye

    CBS Sports "The long and grueling recovery of Teddy Bridgewater from a major knee injury is nearly complete, as the former first-round pick is scheduled to be in uniform and active when the Vikings return from their bye in Week 10, according to sources. The Vikings plan to activate Bridgewater from the..." November 05

  • Mike Zimmer “prepared” to activate Teddy Bridgewater

    Pro Football Talk "The Vikings are off this week, but that should be the last one for quarterback Teddy Bridgewater‘s absence from the team’s active roster. Bridgewater’s return from the physically unable to prepare list opened a three-week window to practice with the team before a decision must be made about..." October 31

  • Sam Bradford Still Dealing With Knee Pain, Teddy Bridgewater Could Return In Week 10

    NFL Trade Rumors "Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that Vikings QB Sam Bradford is still experiencing knee pain and it doesn’t sound like he’s going to be ready anytime soon. According to Rapoport, there’s still no timeline for Bradford’s return to the Vikings. As for Teddy Bridgewater, Rapoport says that..." October 30

  • Bridgewater remains ready; so when will be play?

    Pro Football Talk "Much of the current chatter regarding Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater centers on the question of when he will be ready to play. Here’s the reality: He already is. As repeatedly mentioned on each of the various PFT platforms in recent days, the nature and extent of Bridgewater’s knee..." October 29

  • Vikings don’t want to expose Bridgewater to slippery field in London

    Pro Football Talk "Lost in the fact that Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater has been cleared to practice but not play is the reality that, for the kind of injury Bridgewater sustained (and in light of the position he plays), clearance to practice is clearance to play. Which means that he’s good to go, right..." October 23

  • Bridgewater could return in Week 10

    NFL.com "Patience with injuries could soon pay off for the Minnesota Vikings. Teddy Bridgewater (knee) could return as early as Week 10, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported on GameDay Morning Sunday. The former first-round pick, who lost his entire third season due to a gruesome injury in 2016,..." October 22

  • Vikings teammates already praising Teddy Bridgewater

    Fanrag Sports "The Minnesota Vikings have had trouble remaining consistent under center thus far into the 2017-18 campaign. While expected to feature at least three different quarterbacks before all is said and done, the Vikings most recently welcomed back the injured Teddy Bridgewater, who was notably cleared..." October 19

  • Teddy Bridgewater: “I Definitely Believe I’ll Play This Year”

    NFL Trade Rumors "On Thursday, Vikings QB Teddy Bridgewater told reporters that he believes he’ll play at some point this season. “I definitely believe I’ll play this year,” Bridgewater said, per Tom Pelissero. Bridgewater mentioned that he “didn’t feel rusty at all” during Wednesday’s practice and he’s..." October 19

  • He's back?! Take a deep breath everyone, Teddy Bridgewater doesn't need to rush to playing field

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "Teddy Bridgewater will practice Wednesday. But he won’t arrive at Winter Park atop a majestic white steed with sword drawn high as the rest of the NFC North lowers its head and surrenders. Yes, Wednesday is a big day. There’s a lot of talk in this town about athletes working tails off. But no..." October 18

  • Mike Zimmer opts to ‘put the brakes’ on Teddy Bridgewater hype

    Sportress of Blogitude "Teddy Bridgewater was cleared to return to Minnesota Vikings practice this week 14 months after suffering a horrific knee injury. Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer on Wednesday tried to temper any expectations related to Bridgewater’s remarkable return by opting to “put the brakes” on any..." October 18

  • Report: Teddy Bridgwater will have ‘no physical limitations’ in practice

    Larry Brown Sports "Teddy Bridgewater is returning to practice this week with the Minnesota Vikings for the first time since he suffered a devastating knee injury well over a year ago, and it sounds like he has been given the full green light from doctors and trainers. Tom Pelissero of NFL Network reports that the..." October 18

  • Vikings QB Teddy Bridgewater cleared for practice, report says

    Sporting News "The Vikings' week keeps getting better. Quarterback Teddy Bridgewater has been cleared to return to practice, ESPN.com reported, citing a source. Bridgewater has been sidelined since August 2016, when he dislocated his knee on a non-contact play in practice. Dr. Dan Cooper, who performed..." October 16

  • Teddy Bridgewater could come off PUP list following checkup

    ESPN "Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater is expected to come off the physically unable to perform list as early as this week, barring any setbacks in his checkup with his knee surgeon on Monday, league sources told ESPN. Bridgewater dislocated his left knee and tore multiple ligaments on..." October 15

  • Vikings' Bridgewater to be re-evaluated Monday with Bradford hurt

    Scout "Teddy Bridgewater could start participating in practices next week, per the NFL rules of being placed on the physically-unable-to-perform (PUP) list, but the Minnesota Vikings will wait until he is evaluated by his surgeon next Monday. “Teddy is working hard every day. You guys see him all the..." October 11

  • Teddy Bridgewater expected to be activated next week

    Yardbarker "The long, arduous journey of Teddy Bridgewater back from injury could be coming to a culmination here soon. After missing all of last season following a devastating knee injury during training camp, Bridgewater has reportedly worked his way back. According to CBS Sports NFL insider Jason La..." October 08

  • Teddy Bridgewater is eligible to practice in three weeks

    Pro Football Talk "Vikings quarterback Case Keenum had yet another strong performance against the Buccaneers on Sunday. But the Vikings won’t be playing the Bucs every week; they’ll need someone who can get it done against other teams. They have Sam Bradford, who continues to be day-to-day with a knee injury he..." September 25