Saints QB Teddy Bridgewater says ‘it didn’t feel too strange’ facing Vikings
Teddy Bridgewater was supposed to be the Minnesota Vikings’ quarterback of the future. He was drafted in the first round by the Vikings back in 2014, and by his second year, he was a Pro Bowler after leading the Vikings to an 11-win season.
But then, during training camp in 2016, Bridgewater suffered a horrific knee injury that knocked him out for all of that ensuing season and ended his chance of becoming the permanent quarterback for Minnesota.
He spent one more season with the Vikings in 2017, but the two sides parted ways last offseason.
Now, Bridgewater is a backup for Drew Brees with the New Orleans Saints, and on Friday night, Bridgewater faced his old Minnesota squad for the first time as the Saints took on the Vikings during their preseason opener.
Afterwards, Bridgewater said that the reunion wasn’t too out of the ordinary: