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Week 13 Rookie Class Rankings: Bridgewater Takes the Next Step, Manziel Gets His First Step

These weekly rankings have certainly been impacted by the play of the quarterbacks in this class. Blake Bortles struggles have stifled the Jaguars ranking, Zach Mettenberger has given the Titans life, and Teddy Bridgewater emerging as the clear top rookie quarterback this year has merited the Vikings being the top rookie class. And while Johnny Manziel won’t get the start in Week...
Via Bloguin Best
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Week 13 Rookie Class Rankings: Bridgewater Takes the Next Step, Manziel Gets His First Step

These weekly rankings have certainly been impacted by the play of the quarterbacks in this class. Blake Bortles struggles have stifled the Jaguars ranking, Zach Mettenberger has given the Titans life, and Teddy Bridgewater emerging as the clear top rookie quarterback this year has merited the Vikings being the top rookie class. And while Johnny Manziel won’t get the start in Week...
Via This Given Sunday
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Same Problems Cause Another Missed Opportunity for Atlanta

The lows continue to occur on a monthly basis for the Atlanta Falcons. In September, their defense allowed Teddy Bridgewater, Jerick McKinnon, and the Vikings offense to combine for 558 yards of total offense. Then in October, they allowed the Lions to go 70 yards downfield in forty seconds without any timeouts. Now they’ve managed to allow 463 total yards to the Browns, along...
Via Pro Football Spot
November 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Louisville Takes Out Billboard in MN to Congratulate Bridgewater (Photo)

Teddy Bridgewater looked pretty good in his first start for the Vikings, but the Louisville Cardinals football team already knew how good Teddy is. As a token of appreciation to Bridgewater, the Cardinals took out a billboard in Minneapolis to congratulate him on his performance against the Falcons. New @UofLFootball digital billboard in Minneapolis saluting 1st #NFL start &...
Via BlackSportsOnline
October 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Louisville Athletics Congratulates Teddy Bridgewater On His First NFL Win With A Minneapolis Billboard

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater was pretty fantastic in his first start, completing 19-of-30 passes for 317 yards and one rushing touchdown in a 41-28 win over the Atlanta Falcons. Bridgewater’s alma mater Louisville is proud of its former superstar quarterback, and took out a large billboard in Minneapolis to congratulate him on the win. New @UofLFootball digital...
Via College Spun
October 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Race to the Waiver Wire Week 4

Bridgewater faced little resistance from the Falcons defense in his first career start, en route to his first career win; it’s a great first step in building confidence for what could be a productive 2014 fantasy season (Ann Heisenfelt/AP). With just the Miami Dolphins and Oakland Raiders having a Week 5 bye upon their returns from London, England, your roster won’t have too...
Via Fantasy Sports Locker Room
September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Injury Update: Teddy Bridgewater Survives Week 4, Derek Carr Doesn’t

No NFL week will ever be injury-free. After the bloodbaths we saw in Weeks 2 and 3, though, Week 4 was a welcome sight for most fantasy owners. The game’s marquee fantasy players more or less avoided injury — or didn’t play at all thanks to a bye week — on Sunday. There were certainly causes for concern, though, chief among them the status of wide receiver Calvin Johnson...
Via NESN.com
September 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Trading Card Company Screws Up Teddy Bridgewater Rookie Card

Photo | Sports Illustrated Vikings rookie quarterback, Teddy Bridgewater, has been shown minimal respect since declaring for the NFL draft earlier this year.  Bridgewater inexplicably slipped during the draft and found himself as the third quarterback taken in the first round.   Teddy’s insulting slide during the draft process was compounded by the meteoric rise of Blake Bortles...
Via The Cardinal Connect
September 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Teddy Bridgewater’s Mom Wore This Amazing Shirt To Honor Her Son At Monday Night’s Louisville/Miami Game

Monday night’s Louisville/Miami (FL) game was notable due to the jerseys worn by the Cardinals, as the team held a “Black Out” and wore all-black uniforms. The fans even wore black shirt, which created a really cool environment at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium. While both of those were great, the biggest fashion statement of the night was made by former Cardinals QB Teddy...
Via College Spun
September 02, 2014  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Minnesota Vikings QB Teddy Bridgewater Thanks Louisville Fans With Full Page Ad in Local Paper

Teddy Bridgewater is not starting yet for the Minnesota Vikings, but his time will come. He knows it, his fans know it, and even his haters do (even they would have to admit that he had a great preseason). For now he is on the bench and bidding his time till the team calls on him.With the NFL season right around the corner and his former team--the Louisville Cardinals--taking the...
Via FatManWriting
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Teddy Bridgewater Takes Out Page In Louisville Student Paper To Thank Fans And Wish Team Good Luck

Teddy Bridgewater may be in Minnesota this year, but he hasn’t forgotten his dedicated fans at Louisville. The former Cardinals standout took out a full page ad in Louisville’s student paper The Louisville Cardinal to thank his fans, and wish his former teammates luck as they head into their first ACC season. Look at the message from Teddy Bridgewater on the back of the @TheCardinalNews...
Via College Spun
August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Teddy Bridgewater Provides Late Game Heroics For The Minnesota Vikings

Photo: Vikings.com Former Louisville star Teddy Bridgewater put together his best performance as a professional quarterback on Saturday evening for the Minnesota Vikings. Teddy split the QB duties with veteran Matt Cassel and while both performed well, it was Bridgewater who won the game for Minnesota. With just 53-seconds left in the game,. Bridgewater put together a 7-play, 83...
Via The Cardinal Connect
August 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Bridgewater's late TD pass sinks Cardinals

MINNEAPOLIS -- Teddy Bridgewater gave the giddy fans chanting his first name a pair of go-ahead touchdown throws to cheer for in the fourth quarter, leading the Minnesota Vikings to a 30-28 victory over the Arizona Cardinals on Saturday night. Bridgewater floated a back-shoulder fade pass from 2 yards out to Rodney Smith with 18 seconds remaining for the lead, after the Cardinals...
Via AP on Fox
August 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Bridgewater, Vikings rally past Cardinals 30-28

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Teddy Bridgewater gave the giddy fans chanting his first name a pair of go-ahead touchdown throws to cheer for in the fourth quarter, giving the Minnesota Vikings a 30-28 victory over the Arizona Cardinals on Saturday night. Bridgewater floated a back-shoulder fade pass from 2 yards out to Rodney Smith with 18 seconds remaining for the lead, after the Cardinals...
Via AP on Fox
August 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Vikings News: Matt Cassel to start over Teddy Bridgewater this week

Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer isn't ready to hand over the reigns to rookie quarterback Teddy Bridgewater just yet. For now, the Vikings are sticking to the plan; Matt Cassel is the starter and he will get the nod this Saturday when the Arizona Cardinals come to town. As Vikings beat reporter Chris Tomasson reports this morning, Matt Cassel again will get the nod for...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Vikings News: Teddy Bridgewater to get first-team reps

Teddy Bridgwater, former Louisville Cardinals quarterback, has apparently shown enough during camp to warrant some reps with the first-team during the Vikings first pre-season game Friday.#451199658 / gettyimages.comBridgewater has been battling it out with Matt Cassel during training camp for who earns the starting QB position for the Minnesota Vikings. Head Coach Mike Zimmer told...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Louisville Sells Record Number Of Season Tickets For First ACC Season

Twitter/@1023TheMax Last season, with Heisman candidate Teddy Bridgewater under center and rising star head coach Charlie Strong on the sideline, Louisville sold 45,627 season tickets. This year, Bridgewater is in Minnesota and Strong is down in Austin, but the draw of the ACC conference is enough to vault 2014 season ticket sales past where they were in 2013, according to The Courier...
Via College Spun
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
Via BlackSportsOnline
June 27, 2014  |  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...
Via Sports-Glory
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...
Via The Cardinal Connect
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...
Via Total Sports Live
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...
Via Grandstand University
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...
Via College Spun
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...
Via Louisville Card Game
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...
Via The Cardinal Connect
May 09, 2014  |  Discuss
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