Teddy Bridgewater RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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

  • Adrian Peterson on Teddy Bridgewater: 'When I look in his eyes, I see greatness'

    ESPN "The only NFL game Adrian Peterson has played in his adopted hometown of Houston came on Dec. 23, 2012, when the running back was chasing Eric Dickerson's single-season rushing record and the Minnesota Vikings were making a frantic push toward the playoffs. Peterson had more than 100 family and..." July 13

  • Zimmer on Teddy Bridgewater: 'He's a winner'

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "Vikings coach Mike Zimmer defended Teddy Bridgewater from those who might stray too far in their argument that the young quarterback has a long leap to reach the so-called next level in his third season. “I don’t know how you measure how much of a step [he has to] take,” Zimmer said today after..." June 15

  • Prepare for 'this is Teddy Bridgewater's prove-it year' to become national narrative

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "Vikings QB Teddy Bridgewater is about to enter his third season in the NFL. The first two were uneven, though they were marked by a a team improvement from seven victories his rookie year to 11 wins and a division title last season. As such, it’s only natural that there will be plenty of..." May 24

  • Adrian Peterson: Teddy Bridgewater reminds me of Tom Brady

    Pro Football Talk "If the Vikings are going to make good on running back Adrian Peterson’s recent suggestion that the team can win it all this season, the team will need stellar quarterback play from Teddy Bridgewater. Peterson seems to believe that will happen. “His third year in, that’s a moment when a young..." May 14

  • Mike Wallace says he wasn't slighting Teddy Bridgewater with remark

    USA Today "New Baltimore Ravens receiver Mike Wallace says his widely scrutinized comments Tuesday had nothing to do with Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater, whom Wallace considers a close friend and believes will only improve. “I loved my coaches and teammates in Minnesota. I would never say..." March 17