Teddy Bridgewater RUMORS & NEWS

  • NFL teams have a winning record when playing their backup QBs this year

    Pro Football Talk "It’s a common refrain from NFL fans: If we lose our starting quarterback, we’re screwed. But that isn’t the case, at all. In fact, NFL teams actually have a winning record this season when forced to go to a backup because of an injury to their starter. So..." November 09

  • Let the Teddy Bridgewater Sweepstakes Begin

    Bleacher Report "Teddy Bridgewater may be the NFL's most wanted man If there was one thing Teddy Bridgewater demonstrated in going 5-0 in relief of Drew Brees this season, it was this: He is a franchise quarterback. Bridgewater threw for 1,370 passing yards and nine..." October 30

  • Saints QB Drew Brees has high praise for Teddy Bridgewater’s leadership

    Clutch Points "Future Hall of Fame quarterback Drew Brees made his triumphant return to the New Orleans Saints this past Sunday afternoon en route to leading his team to a blowout victory over the Arizona Cardinals at home. With the team’s regular starter under center back in the..." October 28

  • Saints don’t name a starting QB for Sunday

    Pro Football Talk "Saints head coach Sean Payton said earlier this week that he may take all the way until Sunday to decide whether Drew Brees or Teddy Bridgewater starts at quarterback against the Cardinals. The decision will wait until at least Saturday. Payton declined..." October 26

  • Colin Cowherd Suggests Chicago Bears Trade For Saints QB Teddy Bridgewater

    The Spun "With the NFL trade deadline less than a week away, FS1 radio host Colin Cowherd is suggesting that the New Orleans Saints trade Teddy Bridgewater. The Saints have won five-straight games since Bridgewater stepped in at quarterback. Despite facing a tough situation – filling in..." October 24

  • Saints Should Push Drew Brees to Return After Bye Week as Teddy Bridgewater Continues to Roll

    12 Up "We all know that New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees is badly itching to get back on the field, but head coach Sean Payton needs to exercise caution. Teddy Bridgewater has improbably led the Saints to a 5-0 record since being the starter and there's no reason to risk..." October 21

  • Current NFL QB Is Proof a Colin Kaepernick Comeback Can Work

    Heavy "Teddy Bridgewater is having himself a season and those supporting Colin Kaepernick’s potential NFL return should take note. The backup quarterback for the New Orleans Saints has stepped in for an injured Drew Brees and led his team to a 4-1 record, good for first place currently..." October 11

  • Get ready for the Teddy Bridgewater Superdome Bike Club

    Pro Football Talk "Teddy Bridgewater isn’t quite yet to the level of Rocky in New Orleans, but fans will be able to emulate one of the most memorable scenes from Rocky II. Sort of. Teddy B. rides his bike to and from the Superdome for home games. He has issued an open invitation to anyone who..." October 10

  • Teddy Bridgewater: We have to be better on offense, but it’s a team sport

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "The Dallas Cowboys lined up on third-and-20 from their own 20-yard line.  Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott heaved a desperation pass down the field, finding wideout Randall Cobb for a gain of 32.  And then, with 2 seconds left, from the Dallas 48-yard line, the..." September 30

  • Teddy Bridgewater expects to do more on offense this week

    Pro Football Talk "The Saints offense looked different than usual against Seattle last week. Teddy Bridgewater was the starting quarterback in place of the injured Drew Brees, although that wasn’t the sole reason why the offense was pared back. Bridgewater explained at his Wednesday..." September 26

  • Drew Brees: 'I can beat' 6-week recovery timetable

    WWL Radio "Saints quarterback Drew Brees has made a career of exceeding expectations. Now, staring down a possible 60-day rehab of his injured thumb, it’s no surprise that the former Super Bowl MVP is looking at bettering that timetable. Brees discussed the option he chose to repair his..." September 26

  • Sean Payton “proud” of the way Teddy Bridgewater played

    Sporting News "Saints coach Sean Payton was impressed by Teddy Bridgewater's play Sunday.  The 26-year-old quarterback replaced an injured Drew Brees and led New Orleans to a 33-27 road win over the Seahawks. Payton was asked about Bridgewater's performance during..." September 23

  • Teddy Bridgewater set to replace Drew Brees as Saints' primary QB, potentially through Week 8 bye

    CBS Sports "Although coach Sean Payton has refused to commit to a full-time starter in the aftermath of Drew Brees requiring thumb surgery, sources said that veteran Teddy Bridgewater will be taking over moving forward for a stretch of games that could last through a Week 8 bye. Payton, who is..." September 22

  • Sean Payton: Saints will have 2 QBs for Seahawks matchup

    USA Today "The Seattle Seahawks will once again face a team without their future Hall of Fame quarterback, after getting the Steelers without Ben Roethlisberger for the second half of Week 2. The Saints will be without Drew Brees for Week 3 and beyond after the veteran suffered a thumb..." September 18

  • Finally Given His Chance, Can Teddy Bridgewater Become Teddy Ballgame Again?

    Bleacher Report "It has been many years since we saw the real Teddy Bridgewater.    The version of Bridgewater we saw Sunday—rushed out of the bullpen on the road against the defending NFC champions and asked to execute a game plan that wasn't designed for him after Drew..." September 16

  • Saints' Drew Brees suffers right hand injury vs. Rams

    NFL.com "Alert: Teddy Bridgewater takes over under center for the New Orleans Saints. Drew Brees left Sunday's game against the Lost Angeles Rams after the team's second series. The Saints QB was seen getting a heavy tape-job on his..." September 15

  • Veteran quarterback trade options for Colts, including Giants' Eli Manning

    CBS Sports "The Indianapolis Colts are suddenly without a franchise quarterback after Andrew Luck retired from the NFL at age 29 on Saturday, sending shockwaves throughout the league. Two years ago the Colts traded for Jacoby Brissett, as Luck was out for the 2017 season following..." August 25

  • Teddy Bridgewater and Taysom Hill are giving the NFL a backup QB battle worth watching

    SB Nation "The Saints are set at starting quarterback for 2019. Drew Brees was his typical all-world self for most of his previous year. While the now 40-year-old’s level of play declined late in the season, he still managed to record a league- and career-high 115.7 passer rating..." August 22

  • Teddy Bridgewater starts again for Saints this week

    Pro Football Talk "Teddy Bridgewater got the start at quarterback against his old team in the Saints’ first preseason game and he got the start against Drew Brees‘s old team on Sunday. Brees said during the week that joint practices with the Chargers were “more valuable” to him..." August 18

  • Saints QB Teddy Bridgewater says ‘it didn’t feel too strange’ facing Vikings

    Clutch Points "Teddy Bridgewater was supposed to be the Minnesota Vikings’ quarterback of the future. He was drafted in the first round by the Vikings back in 2014, and by his second year, he was a Pro Bowler after leading the Vikings to an 11-win season. But then, during training camp in..." August 10

  • Vikings' Mike Zimmer on facing Teddy Bridgewater for first time: 'We'll treat him like any other quarterback'

    USA Today "The Vikings will be going up against familiar face Teddy Bridgewater in Friday’s preseason opener in New Orleans. After four seasons in Minnesota (and a nasty knee injury), Bridgewater is now in his second season as backup for Saints legend Drew Brees. Bridgewater will..." August 05

  • Teddy Bridgewater saw potential for growth in New Orleans, so he stayed

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "Look for reasons why the New Orleans Saints ponied up to keep Teddy Bridgewater around as an expensive insurance policy behind Drew Brees, and find them in the places you might not expect. It’s the last day of minicamp, and when your eyes pick out Bridgewater’s..." June 25