Know About Teddy Bridgewater; Injury, Contract, Stats, Wife, Age, College

Published Date: 21 Oct, 2019 Updated date: 21 Oct, 2019 By Celebs Podium

Teddy Bridgewater and NFL career injury go hand in hand. From replacing his fellow teammate to his partner writing a book about his aspirational NFL journey, the injuries have played a significant role.

American Football Quarterback, Teddy Bridgewater plays for NFL team, the New Orleans Saints. He is the recipient of the 2015 Pro Bowl honor and a year before received the Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Year and PFWA All-Rookie Team.

Teddy Bridgewater Bio & Family

The player was born as Theodore Edmond “Teddy” Bridgewater Jr. on 10 November 1992 in Miami Florida, to parents, Teddy Bridgewater, Sr. and Rose Murphy. Teddy went to Miami Northwestern High School. He then attended Louisville college to commence his education and playing career. In the 2011 season, he completed 191 of 296 passes for 2,129 yards with 14 touchdowns and 12 interceptions.

Teddy stands at a height of 6 feet 2 inches (1.88 m) tall and weighs around 98 kg.

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Career, Stats & Contract

After an inclining college stats, Teddy got the fortune to be in the 2014 NFL draft. The Minnesota Vikings picked him to whom; he played from 2014 until 2017. Likewise, the two parties agreed upon a four years contract worth $6.85 million, including a signing bonus of $3.3 million. A year later, he went to the New York Mets and signed a year contract extension on 18 March 2018, which guaranteed a $500,000 signing bonus.

Teddy Bridgewater playing stats (Picture: ESPN)

Likewise, for the next season, he went to the New Orleans Saints on 15 March 2019. He and Saints signed a one-year fully guaranteed contract worth, $7.25 million. Talking about his injuries, he was left with a non-contact injury to his left leg during a team practice on 30 August 2016. From the injury, he had to miss the entire 2017 season.

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Does Teddy Have A Wife?

The 26-year-old does not have a wife but is neither shares a single relationship status too. He is dating a woman named Erika Cardona, who is a passionate writer and has written a book titled Little Bear Teddy: Big Dream Come True. She wrote the book to display Teddy’s NFL journey to encourage young people to live their dreams after his 2016 injury.

Teddy Bridgewater with girlfriend Erika Cardona during the launch of the book Little Bear Teddy: Big Dream Come True on 8 March 2018 (Picture: Little Bear Teddy’s Instagram)

However, the two have been extremely seclusive to talk about their dating life.

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Some Interesting Facts About Teddy Bridgewater

  • During his high school, out of 160 attempts, he made 97 for 1,560 yards throwing 16 touchdowns with three interceptions.
  • Teddy is the recipient of a four-star recruit.
  • The declared him as the sixth-best dual-threat quarterback prospect in the nation.
  • The player got the fortune to play for the U.S. Army All-American Bowl in 2011.
  • In the 2019 season, after Saints player, Drew Brees suffered a right thumb injury, Teddy was named the starting quarterback.
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