After a temporary duration of uncertainty, quarterback Teddy Bridgewater is now staying keep, on the least.
The Novel Orleans Saints are signing Bridgewater, who has been on the staff’s facility in Metairie your total day finalizing a one-year deal rate $7.25 million fully assured, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported, by strategy of a provide advised of the scenario. Rapoport adds the deal has a most rate of $12.5 million.
Bridgewater seemed to verify the characterize on social media:
“Hump it succor Turbo..” pic.twitter.com/NsvF1x00KG–
Teddy Bridgewater (@teddyb_h2o)
March 14, 2019
NFL Network’s Jane Slater reported Tuesday that the Saints were anticipated to label Bridgewater, who then elected to reveal over with the Miami Dolphins on Wednesday night. He left Miami without a contract, though, opening the door to return to the Mountainous Easy.
The 26-year-feeble Bridgewater joined the Saints in August 2018 by strategy of exchange from the Novel York Jets after a temporary stint in Novel York.
Bridgewater started correct one sport for the Saints in 2018, the reasonable-season finale, however had the opportunity to sit down down down within the succor of Drew Brees whereas discovering out head coach Sean Payton’s offense, two eventualities that Bridgewater did not strategies.
The experience in Payton’s offense ought to restful pay off if Bridgewater is viewed because the inheritor-apparent to Brees, and his pending return will solidify the Saints’ quarterback neighborhood. And with 29 occupation starts, Bridgewater presents experience if Brees were to suffer an break.
Within the beginning a chief-spherical recall with the Minnesota Vikings in 2014, Bridgewater is 17-12 as a starter and became as soon as named to the 2015 Pro Bowl.