The promise of a breakout campaign in 2016 was derailed by a career-altering left knee injury, and Bridgewater returned for a few garbage time snaps in Week 15 last season. After working his way back to the Minnesota roster, he only played one game despite being on the active roster. During that 2015 season, Bridgewater went 11-5 as Minnesota's starter, passing for 3,231 yards with 14 touchdowns and nine interceptions while completing over 65-percent of his passes.More news: Betting On Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALXN) ?
Gang Green is also in negotiations with free-agent quarterback Teddy Bridgewater. Well, despite the feeling from fans the Jets are doing nothing at the start of free agency, there are still plenty of players available. The Jets hold the No. 6 overall pick in April's draft.
The deal will reportedly pay McCown $10 million for the 2018 season. The undrafted free agent out of Temple put up 941 yards and seven touchdowns. Bryce Petty and Christian Hackenberg are likely both goners.More news: Swiss National Bank Reduces Position in American Airlines Group Inc (AAL)
Reports have surfaced from multiple sources that the University of Louisville alumnus has reached an agreement with the New York Jets, leaving behind the team that drafted him after word emerged that they were preparing to bring in ex-Washington Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins. Along with his injury history, the Jets should look for insurance options if Bridgewater struggles or he runs into health concerns.
In dire need of upgrades at quarterback, cornerback, offensive line and edge rusher, the Jets have agreed to terms with a troubled running back and Josh McCown.More news: Rand Paul Says He Will Oppose Nominations of Pompeo, Haspel