Quarterback Teddy Bridgewater is interestingly staying set.
The Original Orleans Saints are expected to re-signal Bridgewater, who had an even bigger proposed deal from the Miami Dolphins, NFL Community’s Jane Slater reports, by a source instructed of the bid.
Slater provides Bridgewater’s resolution to stay the backup in Original Orleans surrounded his worth on the crew’s locker room tradition and the potential to in some unspecified time in the future change into the Saints’ starter. Contemporary starter Drew Brees, who noted his fortieth birthday in January, is determined to enter his 19th professional season.
The 26-365 days-aged Bridgewater joined the Saints in August 2018 by alternate from the Original York Jets after a brief stint in Original York.
Bridgewater began appropriate one sport for the Saints in 2018, the usual-season finale, but had the change to sit down down in the serve of Brees while studying head coach Sean Payton’s offense, two scenarios that Bridgewater did not solutions.
The expertise in Payton’s offense would possibly perchance perchance even merely serene pay off if Bridgewater is genuinely viewed as the inheritor-apparent to Brees, and his pending return will solidify the Saints’ quarterback neighborhood. And with 29 occupation begins, Bridgewater additionally offers expertise if Brees comprise been to endure an injure. Bridgewater is ranked No. 25 on NFL.com’s Top 101 Free Agents of 2019.
In the initiating assign a indispensable-round score with the Minnesota Vikings in 2014, Bridgewater is 17-12 as a starter and used to be named to the 2015 Professional Bowl.