Teddy Bridgewater RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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

  • 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