Teddy Bridgewater RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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

  • Teddy Bridgewater Expects to Return Midseason After 2016 Surgery

    Bleacher Report "NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reported Sunday that Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater expects to be healthy enough to get activated from the physically unable to perform list by midseason. Bridgewater underwent surgery in September 2016 to repair a torn ACL and dislocated knee..." September 17

  • Vikings QB Teddy Bridgewater to start season on PUP list

    ESPN "The Minnesota Vikings made the expected move of keeping quarterback Teddy Bridgewater on the physically-unable-to-perform list to start the season, sources confirmed to ESPN's Adam Schefter on Saturday. The team made the move ahead of the 4 p.m. ET deadline for teams to finalize their 53-man..." September 02

  • Vikings' Bridgewater to start season on PUP list

    Bleacher Report "NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reported Friday that the Minnesota Vikings are expected to keep quarterback Teddy Bridgewater on the physically unable to perform list for the first six games of the 2017 regular season. Rapoport added that the Vikes haven't ruled out the possibility of Bridgewater..." September 01

  • Bridgewater ‘all in trying to get ready to play’

    Scout "Teddy Bridgewater sat on a practice field long after the final whistle had blown on Tuesday and talked with younger players. When he finally rose to his feet and walked toward the locker room, he smiled and cordially declined an interview request. Bridgewater has talked only once publicly – at..." August 30

  • Minnesota Vikings' coach: 'There is a possibility Teddy Bridgewater could get back this year’

    Scout "For now, it appears nothing major has changed in Teddy Bridgewater’s attempt to come back from a knee injury last Aug. 30 that was termed “catastrophic.” Bridgewater continues to rehab the knee that was dislocated and suffered multiple ligament tears, including the anterior cruciate ligament,..." August 26

  • Teddy Bridgewater inspires children book series

    Yardbarker "Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater is an inspiring young athlete, determined to return to 100 percent health and return to the field. Bridgewater is also the inspiration behind author and girlfriend, Erika Cardona, who has started writing a series of children’s books called "Little..." August 16

  • Would Teddy Bridgewater welcome a trade to the Dolphins?

    Pro Football Talk "A year after Teddy Bridgewater‘s torn ACL forced the Vikings to scramble in late August for a replacement, a possible torn ACL suffered by Ryan Tannehill may compel the Dolphins to do the same. What if the Dolphins would trade for Bridgewater? While the Dolphins seem to be focused for now on..." August 05

  • Teddy Bridgewater: I’m in it for the long haul

    Pro Football Talk "Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater met with the media on Thursday for the first time since suffering the knee injury that kept him from playing at all last season and said that he thought spending the last year rehabbing has made him a better person. Bridgewater said that the injury made him..." July 27

  • Vikings QB Teddy Bridgewater placed on PUP list, will talk Thursday with media

    St. Paul Pioneer Press "Teddy Bridgewater didn’t have much to say Wednesday. That will change on Thursday. The Vikings announced that the 24-year-old quarterback will talk to the media for the first time since his season-ending knee injury last August. Bridgewater reported to training camp Wednesday at Minnesota..." July 27

  • Vikings' Zimmer expects Bridgewater to start camp on PUP list

    Sporting News "Vikings coach Mike Zimmer says he expects quarterback Teddy Bridgewater to open the 2017 season on the physically unable to perform list, ESPN.com reported. Zimmer made the assessment, with the caveat that he hasn't seen Bridgewater yet, as Vikings QBs and rookies report Monday to Minnesota..." July 24

  • Teddy Bridgewater doing field drills without a knee brace

    Sportsnaut "Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater is making significant improvements in his recovery from the devastating knee injury he suffered last year. Every now and again, more news comes in that gives us the distinct impression he’s going to be able play this year at some point. We’ve seen..." July 12

  • 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