Teddy Bridgewater RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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

  • Report: Teddy Bridgewater Already Walking Without Crutches

    12 Up "The city of Minnesota just took a huge sigh of relief after hearing some great news regarding Teddy Bridgewater's recovery. Remember when Bridgewater was rumored to never play football ever again? We might have to put that on hold based on the progress he's making. " November 03

  • 'This can't be real': The moment Teddy Bridgewater went down

    ESPN "THE MEN WHO agree to talk about what happened do so reluctantly. Their eyes invariably drift to the spot in question: the grass practice field, somewhere near the 30-yard line, right hash. It happened with the offense heading north, 22 men on the field, no contact allowed. They won't talk about..." November 01

  • Teddy Bridgewater not commenting on report about injury threatening career

    Larry Brown Sports "Teddy Bridgewater is not commenting on reports saying that his knee injury may threaten his career. Last week a report said some doctors believe Bridgewater’s knee injury suffered in training camp is so bad that the Minnesota Vikings quarterback may never be able to return from it. Though..." October 29

  • There's concern Teddy Bridgewater might never make it back to the NFL

    CBS Sports "Before the 2016 season began, Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater suffered a horrific knee injury that knocked him out of the year. Minnesota traded for Sam Bradford not just to secure the position this year, but for next season as well. And the Vikings could need help for even longer...." October 24

  • FOX apologizes for Sam Bradford photoshop fiasco

    Pro Football Talk "In a season of apologies of all shapes and sizes, FOX has responded for its attempt to blend two Vikings quarterbacks into one. A promo of the Week Seven Vikings-Eagles game had a real photo of Philly quarterback Carson Wentz along with an image of Sam Bradford that consisted of slapping..." October 19

  • Vikings' response to Teddy Bridgewater injury has been to shut down every opponent

    Sporting News "The Vikings' defense has a motto: “If they don’t score, they don’t win.” The statement is cliche, and Captain Munnerlyn knows it. But the Vikings nickel cornerback says that when the squad suffered the loss of starting quarterback Teddy Bridgewater to a knee injury in August, defensive players..." October 07

  • Bridgewater has 'every reason' for optimism after multi-ligament surgery

    St. Paul Pioneer Press "Vikings athletic trainer Eric Sugarman said in a statement Friday that quarterback Teddy Bridgewater needed “a multi-ligament reconstruction” on his injured left knee. “Teddy Bridgewater had his left knee surgically repaired yesterday,” the statement read. “The procedure was performed by Dr...." September 09

  • Teddy Bridgewater scheduled for knee surgery Thursday

    NFL.com "Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater is scheduled to have surgery Thursday to repair the torn ACL and other structural damage in his left knee, according to a source. The Vikings at this time believe Bridgewater will eventually make a full recovery and resume his NFL career, a source..." September 06

  • Vikings fear Teddy Bridgewater may not be ready for start of 2017

    Larry Brown Sports "There is apparently some serious concern about Teddy Bridgewater’s health in Minnesota. According to Bleacher Report’s Jason Cole, the Vikings gave up such a hefty haul for quarterback Sam Bradford in part because they are unconvinced Bridgewater will be completely ready to go for the start of..." September 03

  • Bridgewater vows to “attack rehab,” thanks fans for support

    San Francisco Chronicle "Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater is vowing to come back from the freak knee injury that has knocked him out for the season. Bridgewater's first public remarks since he went down in practice Tuesday came in a statement through the team on Thursday. Bridgewater says he comes from..." September 01

  • Teddy Bridgewater's Injury Could Have Led to Him Losing His Leg

    Complex "Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater suffered a complete tear of his ACL and a dislocated knee during team practice on Tuesday, but it could've been a whole lot worse. While the Vikings haven't provided much information on his injury, sports injury expert Will Carroll is reporting that..." September 01

  • Vikings trainers may have saved Teddy Bridgewater’s ‘leg and career’

    Larry Brown Sports "What happened to Teddy Bridgewater on Tuesday was clearly not your typical season-ending knee injury, and it sounds like he is fortunate the Minnesota Vikings have a top-notch training staff. According to Will Carroll, a sportswriter who specializes in covering medical issues and injuries, the..." August 31

  • With Bridgewater Injured, Vikings Will Turn to Zimmer

    SI "Disaster-control class was in session Tuesday afternoon, via cell phone from upstate New York to suburban Minneapolis. The instructor, Bill Parcells, was reminding the student, Mike Zimmer, what he learned in his long apprenticeship as an NFL assistant, including the four seasons Zimmer worked..." August 31

  • Teddy Bridgewater suffers dislocated knee, torn ACL

    NFL.com "Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater suffered a dislocated knee and torn ACL at practice Tuesday, the team announced in a release. "After undergoing an MRI, it was determined that Teddy suffered a complete tear to his ACL and other structural damage," the statement read...." August 31

  • Teddy Bridgewater's leg snapped, made Vikings vomit, reports say

    Sporting News "There were a few clues that Teddy Bridgewater's injury was worse than your garden-variety ACL tear. First, an ambulance showed up to the Vikings practice field. Then, coach Mike Zimmer gave a somber press conference, adding that the injury was "significant" and non-contact. That's never a good..." August 31

  • Teddy Bridgewater 911 call indicates dislocated knee

    Larry Brown Sports "When Teddy Bridgewater went down with a non-contact injury at Tuesday’s Minnesota Vikings practice, you knew automatically that the injury was serious. Another sign of the gravity of the injury came from the team’s decision to call 911 for an ambulance to have the quarterback taken away. Though..." August 30

  • Vikings practice ends early after Teddy Bridgewater injures leg

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "Teddy Bridgewater clutched his left leg as he laid on the ground, his Vikings teammates visibly and audibly distraught. Team staffers ushered media off the field roughly 25 minutes into the Vikings afternoon practice on Tuesday almost immediately after athletic trainers rushed to Bridgewater’s..." August 30

  • Bridgewater missed game vs. Seahawks with sore shoulder

    The Score "Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater was held out of Thursday's preseason game against the Seattle Seahawks due to a sore shoulder, sources told ESPN's Ben Goessling. Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer said after the game that it was his decision to sit Bridgewater, adding that his..." August 20

  • Mike Zimmer says “it was my decision” not to start Teddy Bridgewater

    ESPN 1500 Twin Cities "Vikings coach Mike Zimmer surprised everyone on Thursday night by not starting quarterback Teddy Bridgewater and instead giving the assignment to veteran Shaun Hill. Asked why Bridgewater did not start in the Vikings’ 18-11 preseason victory in Seattle, Zimmer said, “because I sat him.” Asked..." August 19

  • Meaning in the meaningless: Encouraging 2016 debut for Bridgewater

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "Searching for meaning in the first half of a team’s first NFL preseason game of the year is a strange and foolish errand. I understand this. You can find or at least invent meaning in pretty much anything. But I would not, for instance, go searching for the meaning of life in a health magazine..." August 16

  • Vikings coach blames criticism of Teddy Bridgewater on fantasy football

    Fox Sports "Teddy Bridgewater gets a lot of criticism for being a game manager at quarterback. He doesn’t have an elite arm and shies from throwing the ball downfield in favor of checkdowns and shorter, easier throws. That’s not necessarily a bad thing given the Minnesota Vikings’ reliance on Adrian Peterson,..." August 02

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