Path to the Playoffs: Predicting the Patriot’s Regular Season Record

Week 1: @ Miami Dolphins – WThe Dolphins blew a shot at the 2013 Playoffs. At 8-6 their playoff fate was in their own hands. Two losses to the Bills and Jets left them 8-8 and without a playoff berth. Despite this the Dolphins played good football for large parts of the 2013 season with a notable win over the Patriots in December. If Ryan Tannehill continues to progress and Joe...
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Teddy Bridgewater Learning Vikings Playbook by Playing Madden

Any little edge helps and if Theodore believes playing Madden will get him prepared for training camp faster, then more power to him. Here is what he had to via MMQB, courtesy of Bleacher Report. The former Louisville quarterback did the same thing while leading the Cardinals, uploading his team’s playbook verbatim into an NCAA football game and playing upcoming opponents over...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Bridgewater using video games to study

Once the Minnesota Vikings' minicamp concluded last week, it meant rookie quarterback Teddy Bridgewater wouldn't have a team to practice with until the start of training camp on July 25. But Bridgewater still has a method for studying the Vikings' offense. Bridgewater said last week he's imported the Vikings' playbook into his Madden NFL football game, which...
Via Pro Sports Daily
12 days ago  |  Discuss

The Duo Of Petrino & Gardner Has Potential To Light-Up Scoreboards

Pete Cautilli | The Cardinal Connect Let me preface this with a simple statement. We are not replacing Teddy Bridgewater. He is at a minimum, a once in a decade kind of guy (even if he was under-utilized). For many the quarterback position coming into the 2014 season provides a lot of unknown, but also carries some familiarity with new(ish) Head Coach Bobby Petrino at the helm. The...
Via The Cardinal Connect
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Bridgewater fine with not starting immediately

The Minnesota Vikings believe that they drafted their quarterback of the future in Teddy Bridgewater, and they want to bring him along slowly rather than throwing him out to the dogs in his first season. Some young quarterbacks find that hard to handle, but Bridgewater is very positive about taking some time to learn the game from the sidelines. There is still a very good chance...
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June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Teddy Bridgewater Officially Signs With The Vikings. He’ll Recieve 3.3$ Million Signing Bonus

Photo | Sports Illustrated The Minnesota Vikings announced on Monday morning that they have signed three of their 2014 draft picks. Former Louisville quarterback Teddy Bridgewater was one of the three. Like all first-round picks, Bridgewater will have a four-year deal with a club option for the fifth year. Had he been taken in the second round, he would have the option in the fifth...
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May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Teddy Bridgewater to Minnesota Vikings

It seemed forever until fans saw Teddy Bridgewater taken off the board. As the end of the first round of the draft was near, Bridgewater going to the second day was likely. The Seattle Seahawks traded their No. 32 overall pick to the Minnesota Vikings to select Bridgewater before risking him falling to the Houston Texans with their No. 33 overall pick. Bridgewater, the Miami native...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings Raise the Barr in Round 1

Teddy Bridgewater has a new home as Spielman made a huge splash in the first round (via twincities) Slick Rick did it again. Minnesota Vikings General Manager Rick Spielman worked his magic for a third year in a row. In 2012, he traded up for safety Harrison Smith. In 2013, he traded up for wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson. So it was only fitting that in 2014, he would trade up...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Gorgui Dieng Welcomes Louisville Comrade Teddy Bridgewater To Minnesota, Tells Him “Make Sure You Bring Warm Clothes”

Teddy Bridgewater and Gorgui Dieng were together at Louisville for two years. One the school’s quarterback, the other the basketball team’s shot-blocking big man. Bridgewater led the Cardinal’s football team to a BCS victory, Dieng helped Rick Pitino’s hoops’ squad win a national title.  Now, they’re together in Minnesota. Dieng was a first-round acquisition of the NBA’s...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Get to know the Vikings first round picks

The Minnesota Vikings had two first-round selections on Thursday night. The team selected Anthony Barr, linebacker from UCLA with their number eight pick. The Vikings also traded back into the first round to get quarterback Teddy Bridgewater out of Louisville. In the coming month, there will be plenty of coverage of  the newest Vikings. In the meantime, here are some things to know...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

5 reasons trading down was right move for Seahawks

After all that waiting the first round pick for the Seahawks was no pick at all. Seattle traded down and will get a second and fourth round pick from the Vikings which allowed Minnesota to pick Louisville star quarterback Teddy Bridgewater. That gives the 40th and 64th picks for Seattle in day two. Day two will be a key day for the Seahawks, and here is what you should be prepared...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Vikings make the smart pick with Teddy Bridgewater

University of Louisville football fans have witnessed numerous NFL draft sessions over the years, but none of them with the level of emotion tied to the future of an individual player like Teddy Bridgewater in this year’s event.   Always satisfying to see UofL players get drafted but this one was personal for many, knowing just how much Teddy Bridgewater meant to the program...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

The Minnesota Vikings Wanted A Winner & That’s What They Got

USA Today Sports Images With just one pick remaining in the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft, it appeared that former Louisville quarterback Teddy Bridgewater had been snubbed. The Seattle Seahawks had the final pick in the first round and we all know that the quarterback position isn’t a dire need for the defending Super Bowl champs. With the clock winding down, the Minnesota...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Vikings make two deals, draft Barr and Bridgewater

Rick Spielman did it again. When the rest of the NFL was packing up their things at Radio City Music Hall with the Seahawks on the clock for the final pick of the first round, the Vikings general manager continued his now-annual tradition of trading back into the first round for another top prospect. After drafting UCLA linebacker Anthony Barr with the ninth overall pick Thursday...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Vikings found Teddy Bridgewater has abnormal heartbeat

The Minnesota Vikings found that Teddy Bridgewater has an abnormal heartbeat, but it obviously wasn’t enough of an issue to dissuade them from drafting the former Louisville quarterback in the first round. Minnesota traded back into the first round Thursday to select Bridgewater with the 32nd overall pick. According to USA Today’s Tom Pelissero, they […]
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Vikings Get Busy on Day 1, Draft Barr and Bridgewater

Entering the offseason, it was clear the Vikings had many holes to fill. The quarterback and linebacker positions were on the list. Matt Cassel was re-signed, but is not a long-term answer and the linebackers struggled last season.There were plenty of questions being asked about the Vikings. Do they draft a quarterback? linebacker? or maybe both? They decided to go with both.They...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings Select Teddy Bridgewater At No. 32 Overall

I for one, love this pick, as the crowd roars! The Minnesota Vikings had two first-rounders and they were able to still acquire a quarterback, Teddy Bridgewater of University of Louisville with the very final pick of the first round. BRIDGEWATER IS A VIKING! #Vikings trade back into the first round to select QB Teddy Bridgewater. pic.twitter.com/burwNCyyum — Minnesota Vikings...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

12 reactions to the Seahawks trade with Vikings

For the second year in a row the Seattle Seahawks have dealt their first round draft pick to the Minnesota Vikings. As our own George O’Gorman predicted, the Seahawks traded down. Moments ago, the Seahawks traded their #32 overall pick to the Vikings in exchange for their 2nd round pick (#40 overall) and a 4th round pick. Last year, the Seahawks traded three draft picks to Minnesota...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

TRADE: Minnesota Vikings Select Teddy Bridgewater with the 32nd pick

  photo credit: Kentuckyguard via photopin cc The Minnesota Vikings have traded up for the 32nd overall pick with the Seahawks. The Vikings have given up their 2014 second and fourth pick to the Seahawks. With the 32nd pick, the Vikings have selected quarterback Teddy Bridgewater out of Louisville. Bridgewater was my no.1 ranked quarterback in this year’s draft, and it was a surprise...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 NFL Draft: QB Teddy Bridgewater Selected By Minnesota Vikings

Teddy Bridgewater – QB Louisville, 6’2″, 214 LBS, 33″ Arm Length Drafted Round 1, Pick 32 , Minnesota Vikings Combine Results: DNP Forty | 30.0″ Vertical Jump | 113″ Broad Jump Three-year starter in high school. Big East Freshmen of the Year in 2011. Big East Offensive Player of the Year in 2012. Earned his sports administration degree in just three years. NFL Impact...
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May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Pick the Pick, Who gets drafted first?

With the First Pick in 2014’s NFL Draft, the Houston Texans select…. The Texans are deciding between a Franchise QB of their choice of Blake Bortles, Johnny Manziel, or Teddy Bridgewater. Derek Carr is unlikely thanks to his brother David Carr who was drafted By the Texans 1st overall in 2002, Derek Carr also isn’t the best QB in the draft so his chances are slim to none on...
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May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Everybody hates Teddy Bridgewater

Sitting there on Thursday night a week before the draft I turn on SportsCenter and what do I see? Teddy Bridgewater doing damage control interviews with Linda Cohn. This is a far cry from last summer when he was a Heisman candidate and projected as a top 5 pick. Now, Bridgewater in projected to fall all the way to the second round and likely won’t even be the first or second quarterback...
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May 08, 2014  |  Discuss


In a few hours, former Louisville Cardinals QB TEDDY BRIDGEWATER will accomplish one of the greatest goals he set for himself as a child: To be drafted into the NFL. With that goal a certain reality, Bridgewater also fulfills a promise he made as a third grader: To buy his mother a Pink Cadillac Escalade once he became a pro. Spike Lee chronicles Bridgewater’s dedication to his...
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May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Teddy Bridgewater Will Enter The NFL With A Chip On His Shoulder

Brian Spurlock – USA TODAY Sports There have been countless preposterous statements made about Teddy Bridgewater in recent weeks that make me question if the so called “experts” actually watched him play in college. Other than a “lackluster” Pro Day, everything, and I mean everything, points to Teddy Bridgewater being the top available quarterback in this year’s draft...
Via The Cardinal Connect
May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Teddy Bridgwater Likely To Come Off The Board Between No. 8 – No. 26?

  Ian Rapoport reports that the “sweet spot” for Louisville QB Teddy Bridgewater is between picks No. 8 and No. 26 overall. According to Rapoport, NFL teams are aware of the Browns interest at No. 26 and are discussing the idea of moving up ahead them. Rapoport doesn’t offer any specifics regarding which teams could be making such a move, but reports from recent days have...
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May 08, 2014  |  Discuss
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