Why 2016 Is a Critical Year for Teddy Bridgewater’s Development

July 9, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Imagine you’re an NFL general manager desperate to land a franchise quarterback—which means you’re also clinging to a job.
Dream of a world where Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater is available through a trade.
The price would be steep, because that’s standard operating procedure with any QB swap. But focus only on this question: Would you want Bridgewater—the Bridgewater of right now, and the one who has been wildly inconsistent over two seasons—to be your franchise arm?
The Vikings faced that question two years ago during the 2014 draft. Their emphatic answer was “yes!” as they traded back into the first round, shipping off second- and fourth-round picks to the Seattle Seahawks for Bridgewater.
Their answer is still the same, though it's out of necessity, because restarting at quarterback means multiple people around an organization lose jobs.
So the Vikings are hoping Bridgewater can...

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