- 2:47 pm Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 by D. Orlando Ledbetter
FLOWERY BRANCH – The Minnesota Vikings were hoping to bring rookie quarterback Teddy Bridgewater along slowly this season.
But when starting quarterback Matt Cassel suffered a broken foot against the New Orleans Saints on Sunday, Bridgewater was pressed into service. He completed 12 of 20 passes for 150 yards and had a passer rating of 83.3.
Bridgewater, who starred at Louisville, was selected by the Vikings in the first-round (32nd overall) of the NFL draft.
He will make his first NFL start against the Falcons on Sunday.
Here what he had to see to the Atlanta media during his conference call on Wednesday:
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- 12:10 pm Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 by D. Orlando Ledbetter
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s D. Orlando Ledbetter and CineSport’s Noah Coslov talk about the Atlanta Falcons game plan against the Minnesota Vikings rookie QB Teddy Bridgewater and what the team can prove on Sunday in Minneapolis.
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- 6:00 am Wednesday, March 19th, 2014 by D. Orlando Ledbetter
Former Georgia quarterback Aaron Murray is set to leave for Phoenix today to start the final month of his preparations before Georgia’s Pro Day on April 16.
“He will work with quarterback coach Terry Shea,” said Pat Dye, Jr., Murray’s Atlanta-based agent. “We think the first week he’s there he’s going to be working with RGIII (Washington quarterback Robert Griffin III).”
Murray tore his ACL against Kentucky on Senior Night and had surgery the following Tuesday.
“He’s been training in Pensacola with the Athletes’ Performance, but they also have the Andrews [More]