Where will Teddy Bridgewater land in 2020? Matt Marton-USA TODAY Sports

Drew Brees announced on Tuesday that he will continue playing next season, and that likely signals the end of Teddy Bridgewater’s time with the New Orleans Saints.

Like Brees, Bridgewater is set to become a free agent next month. Brees and the Saints likely already have a handshake agreement in place for a new contract, and ESPN’s Adam Schefter notes that Bridgewater’s tenure with the Saints unofficially came to an end with Tuesday’s news.

Bridgewater is expected to draw plenty of interest as a starting quarterback. One report this week said he could end up getting a contract worth $30 million per year, which would obviously be a price the Saints can’t afford for a backup quarterback.

Bridgewater is now several years removed from his devastating knee injury, and he played well in place of an injured Brees last season. He threw for 1,370 yards, nine touchdowns and just two interceptions in six games. The Saints went 5-1 during that span, with Bridgewater keeping them in the playoff hunt.

There have been reports that Bridgewater wants to remain in New Orleans and will only leave for a perfect situation, but it would be extremely hard for him to turn down $30 million per year and a starting job no matter which team offered it.

This article first appeared on Larry Brown Sports and was syndicated with permission.


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1961-1966
Fran Tarkenton
1967-1969
Joe Kapp
1970-1971
Gary Cuozzo
1972-1978
Fran Tarkenton
1979-1982
Tommy Kramer
1983
Steve Dils
1984-1986
Tommy Kramer
1987-1989
Wade Wilson
1990-1992
Rich Gannon
1993
Jim McMahon
1994-1995
Warren Moon
1996-1997
Brad Johnson
1998
Randall Cunningham
1999
Jeff George
2000-2004
Daunte Culpepper
2005-2006
Brad Johnson
2007
Tavaris Jackson
2008
Gus Frerotte
2009-2010
Brett Favre
2011-2012
Christian Ponder
2013
Matt Cassel
2014-2015
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2016
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2017
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