Teddy Bridgewater RUMORS & NEWS

  • Teddy Bridgewater is one of the league’s underrated starting QBs

    Pro Football Talk "It’s only been two games, but so far Teddy Bridgewater has made the Broncos right for selecting him as the winner of their preseason quarterback competition. Denver is 2-0 with Bridgewater completing 77 percent of his passes for 592 yards with four touchdowns and no..." September 23

  • Teddy Bridgewater's Early Performance Makes Vic Fangio Look the Like Smartest Guy in the Room

    SI "Faced with a difficult decision that could alter the fate of the Denver Broncos, head coach Vic Fangio opted to name Teddy Bridgewater the team's starting quarterback. In the moment, Fangio's controversial decision, which was met with a fair amount of criticism (including from yours..." September 20

  • Broncos’ Von Miller spills truth on shocking Peyton Manning-Teddy Bridgewater claim

    Clutch Points "Number 18, of course, is Broncos legend Peyton Manning. The lofty praise was broadcast to everyone watching given that Von Miller was mic’ed up throughout the game. He addressed the media on his Manning-Bridgewater comparison, indicating that it was meant to be a private moment between..." September 18

  • The ‘small things’ helped Teddy Bridgewater win Broncos QB job — now they must add up to wins

    The Athletic "There wasn’t much Von Miller didn’t know about Teddy Bridgewater before the veteran quarterback was acquired by the Broncos in late April. Miller has spent ample time during past offseasons working out and socializing in Miami, near Bridgewater’s..." September 11

  • Teddy Bridgewater Tamps Down Fear of a 'Dink & Dunk' Offense

    SI "When Teddy Bridgewater finally vanquished Drew Lock, many thought the long ball would be off the Denver Broncos' menu. Arm strength is not one of Bridgewater’s most obvious strengths, and with Lock’s cannon now confined to the sidelines, offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur might..." September 09

  • Drew Lock’s Reaction to Losing Broncos QB Battle Revealed

    Heavy "Drew Lock has been a polarizing figure since his rise to the starting quarterback position for the Denver Broncos. Lock has been ousted as the starter by former Pro Bowl quarterback Teddy Bridgewater in what must be a crushing blow to the third-year..." September 06

  • Teddy Bridgewater Is a Safe Choice for the Broncos, but Also Probably the Right One

    The Ringer "It didn’t have to be this way. Sure, extracting a grumpy Aaron Rodgers from Green Bay was always a fantasy, but the Broncos came into this spring with options at quarterback. They had their shot to draft Justin Fields or Mac Jones with the no. 9 pick, but instead chose to add a cornerback..." August 27

  • Teddy Bridgewater earned Denver Broncos' QB job, but it's not over for Drew Lock

    ESPN "The No. 18 loomed large over the quarterback decision Denver Broncos coach Vic Fangio faced throughout the offseason -- all the way to his selection on the fourth Wednesday in August of Teddy Bridgewater over Drew Lock. No. 18 as in Peyton Manning, whose..." August 26

  • Vic Fangio names Teddy Bridgewater starting quarterback heading into season

    Mile High Report "The Denver Broncos announced that head coach Vic Fangio has named Teddy Bridgewater the team’s starting quarterback heading into the regular season. This will put Drew Lock in as the backup. On Tuesday, Fangio had been noncommittal to a timeline on a decision at..." August 25

  • Drew Lock, Teddy Bridgewater battle nearing its end for Broncos

    Clutch Points "There are a ton of quarterback battles across the NFL, including the New England Patriots and San Francisco 49ers. One of the other battles is the Denver Broncos, as they decide between Drew Lock and Tedd Bridgewater. Lock, the Broncos’ incumbent, looks to be the..." August 25

  • Broncos close to naming Teddy Bridgewater starting QB?

    Larry Brown Sports "The Denver Broncos appear close to naming a starting quarterback for 2021, and one candidate seems to have a clear edge to win the job. According to Mike Klis of 9News, Broncos coach Vic Fangio appears close to naming Teddy Bridgewater the team’s starter. Drew Lock, last..." August 22

  • Vic Fangio still isn’t ready to pick between Drew Lock and Teddy Bridgewater

    Pro Football Talk "As the saying goes, when you have two quarterbacks, you have none. The Broncos believe that they currently have two quarterbacks, and that they have two quarterbacks. “Both of these guys have done well,” coach Vic Fangio said of Drew Lock and Teddy..." August 22

  • Vic Fangio “pretty damn close” to quarterback decision

    The Denver Channel "Forget numbers. Let's look at the Broncos quarterback competition by the calendar.  The Broncos acquired Teddy Bridgewater on April 28 to push Drew Lock for the starting job. It's Aug. 18. There have been 18 training camp practices, counting walk-throughs. Only 24 days..." August 18

  • Vic Fangio: No separation between Drew Lock, Teddy Bridgewater

    ESPN "Denver Broncos coach Vic Fangio said his team's quarterback competition was "even-steven'' going into Saturday's preseason opener against the Minnesota Vikings. Then he watched Drew Lock and Teddy Bridgewater do all they could to keep it that..." August 15

  • Broncos are “not panicking” about looming decision at QB

    Pro Football Talk "Between Drew Lock and Teddy Bridgewater, the Broncos may have a franchise quarterback. That’s at least the hope that General Manager George Paton expressed at his Thursday press conference. The first-year G.M. was addressing reporters prior to Denver’s joint..." August 12

  • Broncos Quarterbacks Drew Lock, Teddy Bridgewater Respond to Aaron Rodgers Rumors

    USA Today "Entering the summer, Drew Lock and Teddy Bridgewater are set to compete for the Denver Broncos’ starting quarterback job. The team’s quarterback situation might change in the coming weeks if the Green Bay Packers grant Aaron Rodgers’ trade request. Rodgers wants..." August 05

  • Teddy Bridgewater: We’re all competing to make this team a better team

    DenverBroncos.com "At a certain point, every NFL veteran learns that the trick to sustaining a long career is not just about about what you do but what you're made of. Through a career-threatening injury, quarterback competitions and just the daily grind that comes with being a professional athlete,..." July 29

  • Drew Lock will get first reps in Broncos QB competition with Teddy Bridgewater

    NFL.com "However tenuous a hold Drew Lock has on the Denver Broncos quarterback job, it's at least strong enough to get him the first reps of training camp. The 2019 second-round draft pick, whom the Broncos traded up to acquire, will compete with veteran newcomer Teddy..." July 27

  • Teddy Bridgewater expected to become Denver Broncos starting QB in Week 1

    Sportsnaut "After striking out on an Aaron Rodgers trade, the Denver Broncos are poised to enter the 2021 NFL season with Teddy Bridgewater and Drew Lock at quarterback. While both signal-callers will compete for the starting job, there might already be a favorite. The..." July 22

  • Jerry Jeudy: Competition is making Teddy Bridgewater, Drew Lock better

    Pro Football Talk "Teddy Bridgewater might start the season opener for the Broncos. Or might it be Drew Lock? Or maybe a different veteran quarterback? For now, Bridgewater and Lock are competing for the job. Barring a trade for a Deshaun Watson or an Aaron Rodgers, the Broncos..." June 24

  • Broncos see both Teddy Bridgewater and Drew Lock “getting better”

    Essentially Sports "The Denver Broncos are set to have a quarterback tussle through the course of the 2021 NFL season. With no assured starter, Drew Lock and new entrant Teddy Bridgewater are looking to make a meaningful impression at the Broncos Minicamp. While Bridgewater joins his fourth NFL..." June 17

  • Vic Fangio hopes to get Drew Lock, Teddy Bridgewater a lot of preseason snaps

    Yahoo! Sports "Broncos head coach Vic Fangio said last week that neither Drew Lock nor Teddy Bridgewater could create separation in the team’s quarterback competition during their work at organized team activities. That will push the main part of the competition to the..." June 01

  • Teddy Bridgewater Discusses Broncos QB Competition

    DenverBroncos.com "Von Miller has always been a fan of the game. That's been particularly true as an NFL star, as Miller has made a habit of mingling with other players at the Pro Bowl and has hosted his own Pass Rush Summit on several occasions. Read More- May 25

  • Teddy Bridgewater: Comments about Panthers were 'taken out of context'

    The Score "Teddy Bridgewater reached out to the Carolina Panthers to clear up his comments about the organization's practice methods. The quarterback said earlier this month that the Panthers barely practiced their two-minute or red-zone offense while he was with the..." May 24

  • Here’s the Broncos’ plan for Drew Lock, Teddy Bridgewater

    Clutch Points "The Denver Broncos didn’t take a quarterback in the 2021 NFL Draft, but they did trade for Teddy Bridgewater right before it to add competition at the position for incumbent quarterback Drew Lock. Friday, Broncos head coach Vic Fangio revealed his plan for..." May 14

  • Melvin Gordon believes Teddy Bridgewater will 'bring the best out of' Drew Lock

    NFL.com "The Denver Broncos bypassed selecting a quarterback in the 2021 NFL Draft, instead opting to trade for veteran Teddy Bridgewater to compete with Drew Lock for another season. The decision not to bring in a clear-cut starter gives Lock more rope to..." May 14

  • Teddy Bridgewater’s criticism should alarm Sam Darnold fans

    Sportsnaut "The Carolina Panthers are proceeding with Sam Darnold as their starting quarterback, but his predecessor, Teddy Bridgewater, had some discouraging things to say about how the team’s practice habits that doesn’t bode well for the younger signal-caller’s success..." May 14

  • Matt Rhule takes high road in response to Teddy Bridgewater

    Larry Brown Sports "Matt Rhule responded on Wednesday to some criticism from Teddy Bridgewater. Bridgewater was traded by Carolina to Denver this offseason as the Panthers move on to Sam Darnold. He spent just one season with the Panthers. During a podcast appearance that was published on..." May 13

  • Teddy Bridgewater on Time With Carolina: We Didn't Practice 2-Minute Drills or in the Red Zone Much

    The Big Lead "Teddy Bridgewater is off to his new life with the Denver Broncos. It's likely that he will encounter an entirely different approach to game preparation under Vic Fangio's regime. One that has him, uh, practicing two-minute drills and in the red zone. Which is something apparently..." May 12

  • Teddy Bridgewater eager for fresh start as he joins Broncos amid quarterback competition

    DenverBroncos.com "During the week of the 2021 NFL Draft, the Broncos' most important addition may not have been a draft pick at all. That distinction could go to veteran quarterback Teddy Bridgewater, whom the Broncos acquired in a draft-eve trade. After building a talented roster through..." May 11

  • Teddy Bridgewater, Drew Lock will have equal chance to win starting QB job

    Pro Football Talk "The Broncos are preparing for a quarterback competition that will span the next few months. Broncos head coach Vic Fangio said he’ll give incumbent starter Drew Lock and new arrival Teddy Bridgewater equal time with the first-team offense in Organized Team..." May 02

  • George Paton: Broncos happy with the two quarterbacks we have

    Pro Football Talk "The hours leading up to the first round of the 2021 NFL Draft featured a lot of talk about Aaron Rodgers‘ future with the Packers. Word of trade interest from various teams was followed by word that Rodgers wants out and that the Broncos were the likeliest..." April 30

  • Teddy Bridgewater is an upgrade over Drew Lock in almost every way

    Mile High Report "According to the data at Pro-football-reference.com Drew Lock was the least accurate starting QB in the league in 2020. His on-target percentage was 68.9 percent. That was a little worse than Dwayne Haskins at 69.6 percent. Teddy Bridgewater was the fourth most accurate starter. 35..." April 29

  • Teddy Bridgewater Trade Won't Keep Denver from Drafting QB

    Bleacher Report "The Denver Broncos reportedly could remain in the market for a quarterback in the 2021 NFL draft, which starts Thursday night, despite trading a sixth-round pick to the Carolina Panthers to acquire veteran signal-caller Teddy Bridgewater on..." April 28

  • Teddy Bridgewater’s contract restructured to facilitate trade

    Yahoo! Sports "The Broncos traded for Teddy Bridgewater but not before altering his contract. The restructure of Bridgewater’s deal eliminates the final year and $21 million of his contract in 2022, Mike Klis of 9News reports. The Panthers and Broncos also will split in some way the..." April 28

  • Panthers trade Teddy Bridgewater to Denver Broncos for 6th-round pick

    Herald Online "The Carolina Panthers are officially moving on from quarterback Teddy Bridgewater. The team has traded Bridgewater to the Denver Broncos in exchange for a sixth-round pick, per league source. Bridgewater, 28, spent just one season with the Panthers after signing a..." April 28

  • Teddy Bridgewater Would Be a Perfect Fit With Broncos

    The Big Lead "Teddy Bridgewater appears to be the odd man out in Carolina after the Panthers traded for Sam Darnold and picked up his fifth-year option, all but guaranteeing he would be first in line for a shot at the starting spot under center. Bridgewater was fine in 2020 in his first full year..." April 19

  • Potential Landing Spots for Teddy Bridgewater

    Bleacher Report "Now that Sam Darnold is a member of the Carolina Panthers, the natural question is where 2020 Panthers starting quarterback Teddy Bridgewater will play football in 2021.  Multiple teams are interested in the 28-year-old, according to NFL Network's Ian..." April 14

  • Sam Darnold hasn’t spoken with Teddy Bridgewater since the trade to Carolina

    Pro Football Talk "Head coach Matt Rhule didn’t name Sam Darnold the Panthers’ starting quarterback during his press availability on Monday. But it’s common knowledge that Carolina acquired Darnold last week to replace Teddy Bridgewater as the team’s QB..." April 13

  • Panthers “have to wait and see how things play out” with Teddy Bridgewater

    NFL.com "The Carolina Panthers welcomed Sam Darnold to town on Monday. Meanwhile, the incumbent, Teddy Bridgewater?, remains in limbo. Coach Matt Rhule confirmed that the Panthers are allowing Bridgewater to seek a trade, but the team is in no hurry to make a move with its former..." April 12

  • 1 Team Showed Interest In Teddy Bridgewater Before Sam Darnold Trade

    The Spun "Now that Sam Darnold is on the Carolina Panthers, there’s a chance Teddy Bridgewater could be on the move. Though he signed a three-year contract with the franchise in 2020, it’s evident he’s about to get bumped down on the depth chart. On Tuesday, NFL..." April 09

  • Multiple teams interested in trading for Teddy Bridgewater

    Cat Scratch Reader "The Panthers gave Teddy Bridgewater permission to seek a trade after sending three draft picks to the Jets for Sam Darnold on Tuesday, and according to a report from NFL insider Ian Rapoport there are several teams interested in acquiring Bridgewater from..." April 08

  • Four Trade Destinations for Teddy Bridgewater

    The Big Lead "On Monday the Carolina Panthers acquired quarterback Sam Darnold from the New York Jets, ending the Teddy Bridgewater era. After the trade, the Panthers told Bridgewater he could talk to other teams to try to facilitate a trade. With the NFL Draft just a few weeks away, it's..." April 06

  • Carolina Panthers allow Teddy Bridgewater to talk to teams about trade

    NFL Trade Rumors "According to Ian Rapoport, the Panthers have allowed QB Teddy Bridgewater‘s representation to talk with other teams about a potential trade.  Rapoport adds Carolina is open to bringing Bridgewater back even after trading for QB Sam Darnold but they are..." April 06

  • Here's the 3 likeliest Teddy Bridgewater trade scenarios

    Sportsnaut "The Carolina Panthers’ blockbuster trade for quarterback Sam Darnold shocked the football world on Monday. It’s also going to have some ripple effects moving forward. Primarily, we’re uncertain about the future of 2020 starter Teddy..." April 06

  • Panthers GM: We'll find Teddy Bridgewater's right place, whether here or elsewhere

    panthers.com "Panthers general manager Scott Fitterer likes a lot of the football tools ?Sam Darnold? brings, obviously. But he also loves the flexibility Darnold gives the team. After trading a 2021 sixth-rounder and a pair of 2022 picks (a second-rounder and a fourth) to the..." April 06

  • Panthers all in on new QB in 2021? Maybe Sam Darnold should ask Teddy Bridgewater how that went last year

    CBS Sports "After being outbid by the Rams for Matthew Stafford, after the civil lawsuits against Deshaun Watson swelled to nearly two dozen and after evaluating all five top quarterback prospects in this year's NFL draft at their respective pro days,..." April 06

  • Panthers Expected to Move QB Teddy Bridgewater After Sam Darnold Deal

    USA Today "Bang. Another domino has fallen on the 2021 offseason, with the Carolina Panthers making a trade for embattled New York Jets quarterback Sam Darnold; ESPN’s Adam Schefter first reported details of the agreement, which sent draft picks in 2021 and 2022 from Carolina in exchange..." April 05