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Teddy Bridgewater

Minnesota Vikings
Quarterback

Ht: 6-2 | Wt: 214

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Vikings | Teddy Bridgewater working with new WR

Fri, 29 May 2015 16:23:22 -0700

Minnesota Vikings QB Teddy Bridgewater said he has been spending extra time with WR Mike Wallace and working on the routes they used during practice.

Fantasy Tip: Bridgewater had some solid outings in the second half of the 2014 season and is looking to improve his play. Bridgewater could be a No. 2 fantasy quarterback this season and could be a starting option against certain opponents. Wallace will be a start for the Vikings and could have more fantasy value if the team throws more deep passes. Wallace could be an option in the middle rounds of drafts.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN.com - Ben Goessling

Vikings | Teddy Bridgewater working with teammates

Fri, 20 Mar 2015 10:23:26 -0700

Minnesota Vikings QB Teddy Bridgewater is working out in California with Vikings TE Kyle Rudolph, RB Jerick McKinnon, WR Charles Johnson and TE Brandon Bostick. McKinnon and Rudolph are rooming together at Rudolph's Newport Beach, Calif., home and are taking a no-nonsense approach to their training. Rudolph organized the group event.

Fantasy Tip: The chemistry-building possibilities are encouraging, but any fantasy advice to be gleaned from this situation is realistically useless without knowing the fate of Vikings RB Adrian Peterson. The offense goes as he does.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Pioneer Press - Brian Murphy

Vikings | Teddy Bridgewater bulking up

Tue, 27 Jan 2015 07:07:52 -0800

Minnesota Vikings QB Teddy Bridgewater is working on bulking up this offseason. "We know where he's going to be, what he's going to be doing, in terms of lifting," offensive coordinator Norv Turner said. "He's never going to be a real big man, but he's going to be a guy that eventually is 220-225. He played most of the year about 212, so continue to work and get stronger and put on a few more pounds, and he will gradually, but that strength, I don't want people to think I'm talking about getting his arm stronger, no."

Fantasy Tip: Bridgewater will be worth a flyer as a mid-to-low-tier QB2 in traditional leagues in 2015.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Vikings.com - Craig Peters

Vikings | OC has confidence in Teddy Bridgewater

Fri, 02 Jan 2015 16:23:45 -0800

Minnesota Vikings QB Teddy Bridgewater has the necessary arm strength to succeed in the NFL, according to offensive coordinator Norv Turner. "Teddy has all the key characteristics to be an upper echelon quarterback in this league," Turner said. "He really impressed me with how he played this year and how he continued to improve. He's got great vision, he's got great presence in the pocket. He doesn't get rattled, he's extremely accurate. All the things you're looking for in a quarterback."

Fantasy Tip: Bridgewater had his moments this season as the Vikings often had to pass frequently to play catch-up. Heading into 2015, Bridgewater could be a real nice surprise as a backup fantasy QB with upside, especially if Adrian Peterson returns in the backfield.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune - Mark Craig

Vikings | Teddy Bridgewater will remain starter

Wed, 31 Dec 2014 12:32:46 -0800

Minnesota Vikings QB Teddy Bridgewater will start at quarterback heading into next season, according to head coach Mike Zimmer. "I think we're fortunate in the fact that we learned an awful lot about Teddy this year and the progress that he's made," Zimmer said. "He's still got to get a lot better to get to where we want to go. He's got to improve in the offseason and things like that, but yeah, I think it will allow the focus to move to another spot, other spots, not one spot, but other spots, we've got a lot of spots we've got to get better at. I think that helps solidify probably the number one question that was going on at this point in time last year."

Fantasy Tip: This shouldn't come as a huge surprise. Bridgewater wasn't spectacular in his rookie campaign but he did enough to retain his starting role. He'll be no more than a QB2 option heading into 2015 fantasy drafts.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune - Master Tesfatsion

Vikings | Teddy Bridgewater making strides

Sat, 27 Dec 2014 21:05:20 -0800

Minnesota Vikings QB Teddy Bridgewater has completed more than 70% of his passes in four consecutive games, and he has thrown multiple touchdowns in three of the four games during the same stretch.

Fantasy Tip: Bridgewater has steadily improved throughout his rookie year, and he could be a sneaky alternative quarterback option at FantasyScore in Week 17 when he faces a Chicago defense ranked 31st against the pass.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune - Jim Souhan

Vikings | Teddy Bridgewater out of sync

Tue, 04 Nov 2014 13:07:12 -0800

Minnesota Vikings QB Teddy Bridgewater and WR Cordarrelle Patterson continued to struggle on their deep connection in the Week 9 win over the Washington Redskins. Getting the ball into Patterson's hands has been a struggle ever since Bridgewater returned in Week 4. Patterson had only one catch on seven targets early in the game, and Bridgewater didn't throw his way again. Head coach Mike Zimmer admitted that there continues to be a disconnect with Bridgewater and Patterson on the field. Bridgewater has struggled on deep throws in general this year, ranking 20th in throws 20 yards and beyond.

Fantasy Tip: It's a combination of things that has led to a poor connection between Bridgewater and Patterson this year. Until they show more chemistry between the lines, Patterson is nothing more than a midrange flex with upside.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune - Matt Vensel

Vikings | Teddy Bridgewater probable

Fri, 10 Oct 2014 14:10:57 -0700

Minnesota Vikings QB Teddy Bridgewater (ankle) fully participated in practice Friday, Oct. 10, and is probable for the team's Week 6 game.

Fantasy Tip: Bridgewater is set to start for the Vikings this week, but there are probably better options in FantasyScore as the Vikings face a tough defense against the Detroit Lions.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: DetroitLions.com

Vikings | Teddy Bridgewater not limited at all

Thu, 09 Oct 2014 14:05:52 -0700

Minnesota Vikings QB Teddy Bridgewater (ankle) practiced in full for the second straight day Thursday, Oct. 9.

Fantasy Tip: Bridgewater is back to 100 percent health and will start against the Detroit Lions. Be cautious, though, as the Lions have been one of the better defenses in the NFL.

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Vikings | Teddy Bridgewater practices

Wed, 08 Oct 2014 14:45:53 -0700

Minnesota Vikings QB Teddy Bridgewater (ankle) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Oct. 8.

Fantasy Tip: Bridgewater should be able to play in Week 6 after missing the team's Week 5 game. Bridgewater has a price of $4,800 on FantasyScore, but owners should probably consider spending some more money on a better quarterback.

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