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Norv Turner explains what makes Teddy Bridgewater special

Vikings offensive coordinator Norv Turner did an interview with The Star Tribune and explained to them just how special rookie Teddy Bridgewater is. The first thing Turner talked about is Bridgewater’s quick release. “Look at this one,” Turner says. “The tight end is running an 18-yard out. Teddy drops. One, two, three, four, five and, bam, the ball’s out. See how quick...
Via Pro Football Zone
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Notebook: Zimmer proud of forcing change on offenses

MANKATO, Minn. -- Norv Turner is assessing the entire Minnesota Vikings' offense as the team's offensive coordinator, and one vital position group is becoming harder to play and judge. Turner noted the difficulty playing offensive line in the NFL and matching up against exotic defensive alignments and defenses utilizing unique ways to keep offenses off balance. Minnesota...
Via Fox Sports North
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Norv Turner: Teddy Bridgewater should have been drafted in the top-10

Vikings offensive coordinator Norv Turner told the Vikings official site that he believes Teddy Bridgewater should have been drafted in the top-10. “I think he probably should’ve gone in the first 10 picks,” Turner said, per “He probably should’ve gone at least in the first half of the first round, and then we’re sitting there with an opportunity to get him...
Via Pro Football Zone
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Norv Turner: Bridgewater Should Have Been Top-10 Pick

It seems the Minnesota Vikings are beyond pleased with their draft day acquisition of Teddy Bridgewater.  According to the teams official website, Vikings ffensive coordinator Norv Turner believes the organization got the steal of the draft when Bridgewater slipped to the final pick in round one. “I think he probably should’ve gone in the first 10 picks,” Turner said...
Via BlackSportsOnline
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings OC Norv Turner More Than Happy With Teddy Bridgewater

It's been awhile since new Minnesota Vikings offensive coordinator Norv Turner has worked as just the offensive coordinator. When Minnesota hired the team likely hoped that one thing would happen--that he could replicate the success he saw with the Cowboys way back in the day with he Vikings.That depends. Does he have all the pieces he needs?@Vikings/TwitterAdrian Peterson is...
Via FatManWriting
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Norv Turner has big plans for Cordarrelle Patterson

Ben Goesling of says Vikings first-year offensive coordinator Norv Turner has some big plans for wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson. Turner also has big plans for second-year receiver Cordarrelle Patterson, whose emergence late last season made many wonder why the Vikings waited so long to make him a big part of the offense. Patterson, who played mostly at split end last...
Via Pro Football Zone
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Norv Turner plans on using Adrian Peterson differently

According to Ben Goessling of,  new Vikings offensive coordinator Norv Turner plans on using Adiran Peterson more as a receiver in 2014. At age 29, Adrian Peterson is intent on cruising along with his career at a time when most running backs his age start to break down. In Norv Turner, Peterson has a new offensive coordinator who is intent on using him differently. Peterson...
Via Pro Football Zone
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Teddy Bridgewater impressing Vikings offensive coordinator Norv Turner

TweetMinnesota Vikings rookie Teddy Bridgewater entered the 2013 college football season as the top QB prospect available, but after being picked apart by scouts and the media Bridgewater ended up slipping all the way to final spot in the first round. Despite his free-fall down draft board, Bridgewater has impressed Vikings OC Norv Turner so far during the Vikings off-season workouts...
Via Los That Sports Blog
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Norv Turner has irrational confidence in Vikings quarterbacks

(Credit: CBS) The Minnesota Vikings have a legitimate QB competition on their hands heading into training camp. Offensive coordinator Norv Turner has said that Matt Cassel. Christian Ponder, and rookie Teddy Bridgewater will all have a chance to win the starting job. That makes sense. What doesn’t make sense is the amount of praise Turner is giving two mediocre guys and a player...
Via Sports-Kings
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings OC Norv Turner loves his QB group

Norv Turner spoke with KFAN-FM on Monday, and could not stop gushing about his quarterback group of Matt Cassel, Teddy Bridgewater and Christian Ponder. “We’ve got a really, really good group,” he said, explaining that it won’t be hard to parcel out snaps in the apparent three-headed battle. “We get between 120 to 140 snaps […] The post Vikings OC Norv Turner loves his...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss
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