QB Teddy Bridgewater, New Orleans Saints

HT: 6-2, WT: 210, Born: 10-10-1992, College: Louisville, Drafted: Round 1, Pick 32

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2014 Projections

David Dodds13.0182.0300.019926.613.012.029.0582.00.0145
Bob Henry13.0222.0375.025306.713.011.043.02205.12.0202
Jason Wood7.0137.0225.015406.813.010.020.0452.20.0124
Maurile Tremblay4.082.0136.09106.

Average draft position

Current as of August 25th. [Full ADP list]

Overall: M Tolbert (217), J Grimes (218), Teddy Bridgewater (219), G Smith (220), A Seferian-Jenkins (221)
Position: E Manuel (202-QB25), J Locker (207-QB26), Teddy Bridgewater (219 - QB27), G Smith (220-QB28), R Fitzpatrick (229-QB29)
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Best Case

Bridgewater steps into the starting role right out of the gate. He proves to be worth first round pick that the Vikings spent on him and he makes the most of his opportunity. While he won’t throw for 4000 yards in a Norv Turner offense, Bridgewater will have plenty of opportunity to work the field. He’ll beat anyone that Vikings have lined up under center for the last three seasons and could even perform well enough to be a solid backup or QBBC this season.

Worst Case

Bridgewater struggles to make it to the next level. Matt Cassel begins the season as the starter and the Vikings turn to Adrian Peterson to carry the load again. Bridgewater is Minnesota’s future, so he’ll see the starting lineup before the season is over, but he is brought along slowly and he assume more of a ‘game manager role’. Bridgewater finishes the season after showing very little and leaving people asking just what kind of quarterback he really is.


Bridgewater isn’t known for his rocket arm, but in a Norv Turner offense, that should be all that he needs. With Adrian Peterson being the workhorse, Bridgewater will be free to progress at his own pace. With veteran receivers like Greg Jennings and Jerome Simpson to bring him alone and rookie Cordarrelle Patterson to stretch the field, Bridgewater has plenty of tools at his disposal. Bridgewater should perform well during his rookie season, but probably won’t set the league on fire this year. He’ll be a good backup QB and might perform well enough to be a spot starter from time to time.

Latest News

Panthers | Teddy Bridgewater just so-so in Week 12 (Sun Nov 29, 07:03 PM) - Carolina Panthers QB Teddy Bridgewater completed 19-of-36 passes for 267 yards, one touchdown and one interception in Week 12 against the Minnesota Vikings while adding 12 rushing yards.

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Panthers | Full practice for Teddy Bridgewater (Fri Nov 27, 04:23 PM) - Updating a previous report, Carolina Panthers QB Teddy Bridgewater (knee) fully participated in practice Friday, Nov. 27, and is not on the injury report for Week 12.

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Panthers | Week 12 injury report for Carolina (Fri Nov 27, 02:31 PM) - Carolina Panthers OG Dennis Daley (concussion) did not practice all week and has been ruled out for Week 12 versus the Minnesota Vikings. CB Donte Jackson (toe) also did not practice all week and is listed as doubtful. RB Christian McCaffrey (shoulder), OG John Miller (knee, ankle) and OT Russell Okung (calf) were limited in practice all week and are listed as questionable. S Sam Franklin (ankle) was limited in practice for a second straight day and is also listed as questionable. DE Marquis Haynes (shoulder), LB Tahir Whitehead (rib) and WR Brandon Zylstra (shoulder) continued to practice in full Friday, Nov. 27, and are listed as questionable. FB Alex Armah (ankle), QB Teddy Bridgewater (knee) and WR D.J. Moore (shoulder) practiced in full all week and no longer appear on the injury report.

Our View: Justin Jefferson should have a good matchup with Jackson out.
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Panthers | Teddy Bridgewater not on injury report (Fri Nov 27, 01:44 PM) - Carolina Panthers QB Teddy Bridgewater does not appear on the team's Week 12 injury report and is expected to start Sunday, Nov. 29, against the Minnesota Vikings.

Our View: Bridgewater is a high floor streamer and solid QB2/Superflex in a good matchup as he returns to Minnesota.
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Panthers | Teddy Bridgewater fully practices (Thu Nov 26, 07:27 PM) - Carolina Panthers QB Teddy Bridgewater (knee) fully participated in practice Thursday, Nov. 26.

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2014 Schedule

1at Atlanta Falcons
2at Cleveland Browns
3 Minnesota Vikings
4at Dallas Cowboys
5 Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Bye week
7at Detroit Lions
8 Green Bay Packers
9at Carolina Panthers
10 San Francisco 49ers
11 Cincinnati Bengals
12 Baltimore Ravens
13at Pittsburgh Steelers
14 Carolina Panthers
15at Chicago Bears
16 Atlanta Falcons
17at Tampa Bay Buccaneers