Less Is More for Minnesota Vikings QB Teddy Bridgewater

December 1, 2015   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The box score from the Minnesota Vikings' 20-10 win over the Atlanta Falcons probably lies about the impact contributed from quarterback Teddy Bridgewater. 
No, the Vikings second-year quarterback didn't throw for over 300 yards. He didn't produce a touchdown, and his big mistake—a first-half interception in the end zone—cost Minnesota points. Bridgewater completed 20 mostly unspectacular passes for 174 yards, the sixth time this season he's finished a game under 200. 
But the Vikings are now 6-0 in those games. 
For Bridgewater and this currently assembled version of the Vikings, less is more from the quarterback position. With the best running back in football and a defense capable of stopping anyone, Bridgewater's impact can't be measured in volume statistics. 
You have to dig deeper. Sunday's win was a perfect example.
On Minnesota's scoring drive in the first quarter, Bridgewater completed five of seven passes for 67 yards. ...

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