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Teddy Bridgewater
QB #5
Height:
6-2
Weight:
215
Age:
23
College:
Louisville
Experience:
2

Quick Stats (2015 POST):

TDS
0
INT
0
YDS
146
RTG
86.5
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesPassingRushingFumbles
GGSCompAttYdsAvgTDIntSckSckYRateAttYdsAvgTDFUMLost
TOTAL 551 849 6,150 7.2 28 21 83 556 87 91 401 4.4 4 11 3
2015 MIN 16 16 292 447 3,231 7.2 14 9 44 307 88.7 44 192 4.4 3 8 3
2014 MIN 13 12 259 402 2,919 7.3 14 12 39 249 85.2 47 209 4.4 1 3 0
Recent Games
WKOppResultPassingRushingFumbles
CompAttPctYdsAvgTDIntSckSckYRateAttYdsAvgTDFUMLost
1 @SF L 3-20 23 32 71.9 231 7.2 0 1 5 54 79 3 16 5.3 0 -- --
2 DET W 26-16 14 18 77.8 153 8.5 1 0 1 2 120.6 6 21 3.5 1 -- --
3 SD W 31-14 13 24 54.2 121 5 0 1 0 0 50.9 1 -1 -1 0 -- --
4 @DEN L 20-23 27 41 65.9 269 6.6 1 0 7 57 92.4 3 23 7.7 0 1 1
6 KC W 16-10 17 31 54.8 249 8 1 2 2 12 65.1 3 -5 -1.7 0 -- --
7 @DET W 28-19 25 35 71.4 316 9 2 0 4 31 118.3 3 1 0.3 0 2 1
8 @CHI W 23-20 17 30 56.7 187 6.2 1 1 1 7 72.5 2 21 10.5 0 -- --
9 STL W 21-18 13 21 61.9 144 6.9 0 1 0 0 62.4 3 17 5.7 1 -- --
10 @OAK W 30-14 14 22 63.6 140 6.4 1 0 4 18 96.8 2 23 11.5 0 1 0
11 GB L 13-30 25 37 67.6 296 8 1 0 6 48 100.7 4 43 10.8 0 -- --
12 @ATL W 20-10 20 28 71.4 174 6.2 0 1 0 0 72.6 4 -3 -0.8 0 -- --
13 SEA L 7-38 17 28 60.7 118 4.2 0 1 4 24 55.4 1 2 2 0 1 0
14 @ARI L 20-23 25 36 69.4 335 9.3 1 0 3 18 108 1 3 3 0 1 1
15 CHI W 38-17 17 20 85 231 11.5 4 0 1 10 154.4 4 17 4.3 1 1 0
16 NYG W 49-17 15 25 60 168 6.7 1 0 3 18 93.4 2 12 6 0 -- --
17 @GB W 20-13 10 19 52.6 99 5.2 0 1 3 8 45.7 2 2 1 0 1 0

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BIOGRAPHY

2015 GP/GS          Career GP/GS      Playoffs GP/GS

16/16                           29/28                           1/1

• Helped the Vikings to an 11-5 record in his first fulltime season as a starter.

• Set virtually every Vikings record for a rookie QB in his debut season, going 6-6 as a starter.

• Named Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Week for games vs. Atlanta (9/28/14) and vs. Carolina (11/30/14).

• Named to PFWA’s All-Rookie team.

2015 GP/GS          Career GP/GS      Playoffs GP/GS

16/16                           29/28                           1/1

• Helped the Vikings to an 11-5 record in his first fulltime season as a starter.

• Set virtually every Vikings record for a rookie QB in his debut season, going 6-6 as a starter.

• Named Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Week for games vs. Atlanta (9/28/14) and vs. Carolina (11/30/14).

• Named to PFWA’s All-Rookie team.

OFF THE FIELD Earned bachelor’s degree in December 2013, majoring in sports administration...Mother, Rose Murphy, is a breast cancer survivor...Mother took part in Vikings tradition of sounding the Gjallarhorn vs. Detroit (10/12/14) as part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month...Prior to NFL Draft, he followed through on a promise he made his mother as a youngster that he would get her a pink Escalade, presenting the gift to her with the help of Cadillac.

HONORS Named to 2014 PFWA All-Rookie team...Selected as Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Week for games vs. Atlanta (9/28/14) and vs. Carolina (11/30/14).

PRO Helped the Vikings to an 11-5 record in his first fulltime season as a starter…Helped Minnesota claim the NFC North Title for the first time since 2009…Finished the 2015 regular season with an 88.7 QBR and completed 65% of his passes…Set virtually every Vikings rookie QB record...Posted 6-6 record in his 12 starts...Ranked among the NFL’s top QBs in the month of December in passer rating and completion %...Posted the 3rd-highest completion percentage by a rookie QB in NFL history and the 7th-highest passer rating by a rookie QB...Matched Vikings single-season record with 4 comeback wins and the most by a rookie...Drafted #32 overall in 2014 with a choice obtained from Seattle in trade...The 4th QB the Vikings have drafted in the 1st round in franchise history...Was the 3rd QB selected in 2014 NFL Draft behind Blake Bortles (#3, Jacksonville) and Johnny Manziel (#22, Cleveland).

2015 Helped the Vikings to an 11-5 regular season record and captured the NFC North crown for the first time since 2009…Became the first Viking to throw for over 3,000 yards since Brett Favre did so in 2009…Competed 65% of his passes, amassing 3,231 yards, 14 TDs and 9 INTs…Had a career-best performance vs. Chicago (12/20) finishing with a 154.4 passer rating, the 2nd-best passer rating in franchise history, completing 17-of-20 passes for 231 yards and 4 passing TDs and a rushing TD…Started his first career playoff game vs. Seattle (1/10/16), completed 17-of-24 passing attempts (70.8%) for 146 yards, finishing the contest with an 86.5 passer rating.

2014 Posted best season by a Vikings rookie QB in team history...Named to PFWA All-Rookie team and was a finalist for Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Year...Finished season with one of top performances by a QB in the NFL in December 2014...Twice named Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Week during season...Saw 1st game action at New Orleans (9/28) when he came in during the 2nd quarter for injured starter Matt Cassel and hit 12 of 20 passes for 150 yards and ran 6 times for 27 yards...Became the 3rd Vikings rookie QB to win his 1st career start with 41-28 outing vs. Atlanta (9/28), throwing for 317 yards, the most by Vikings rookie in their 1st start and running for 1st career TD. Led team back from 4th quarter deficit for the win and connected with TE Rhett Ellison on a 2-point conversion pass en route to Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Week honors...Started 2nd career game and suffered 1st loss vs. Detroit (10/12), throwing first INTs of career and was sacked 8 times...Threw 1st career TD to Cordarrelle Patterson on a 4-yard score at Buffalo (10/19)...Won 1st career road game and 2nd game overall at Tampa Bay (10/26), leading team back from 4th quarter deficit to tie game 13-13 as time expired and force OT. Game was won on FR TD by fellow rookie Anthony Barr....Won 2nd consecutive game vs. Washington (11/2), bringing team back from a 4th-quarter deficit for the 3rd time on the season...Threw season-high 2 TDs vs. Green Bay (11/23) to Chase Ford and Greg Jennings...Matched season-best 2 TDs vs. Carolina (11/30), hitting Kyle Rudolph and Jennings for scores in 31-13 win to earn 2nd Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Week honor...Engineered 4th comeback win of the season vs. NY Jets (12/7) to tie team record. Hit Jarius Wright on 87-yard TD pass in OT for 2nd-longest OT game winner in NFL history and the 3rd-longest pass play in Vikings history...Set Vikings rookie record with 31 completions at Detroit (12/14)...Connected with WR Adam Thielen on a 44-yard TD vs. Chicago (12/28) in season finale.

COLLEGE Helped lead a resurgence at Louisville, winning 2 Big East titles (2011, 2012) and making 3 bowl appearances, winning 2- the Sugar Bowl over #4-ranked Florida to cap the 2012 season and the Russell Athletic Bowl over Miami in 2013, his final collegiate game...In his final 2 seasons, guided the Cardinals to a 23-3 record...In only 3 seasons at Louisville, left the school tied for the team record with 27 wins (27-9 as a starter), matching the wins of Dave Ragone (27-10)...Set school record with a 68.4% completion percentage and threw only 24 INTs in 1,142 pass attempts...As a junior in 2013, took team to 12-1 mark and win over Miami in bowl game...Only loss of the season came against Central Florida...Named 2nd-Team All-American Athletic Conference with 1st-Team honors going to Blake Bortles...Earned 2012 Big East Conference Offensive Player of the Year as Cardinals won 2nd straight Big East title...Named MVP of the Sugar Bowl win over #4-ranked Florida, 33-23...Made 1st start vs. Marshall in 2011...Was 0-3 in 1st 3 starts of his career before notching 1st win over Rutgers...Went 5-2 as a starter for final 7 games of freshman campaign.

PREP Three-year starter at QB for Northwestern (Miami) program...Ranked as #2 dual-threat QB in the country by Rivals.com...Selected to US Army All-American Bowl...Guided team to Class 6A state semis as a senior...Named 2nd-Team All-State (6A) as a junior...Led team to 6A state title game as a sophomore, falling to Seminole High...Set Dade County record with 7 TD passes in a game against Hialeah-Miami Lakes.