Teddy Bridgewater Reportedly Considering Leaving Saints Over Sean Payton to Cowboys Rumors

Lynette Rowe
March 15, 2019

ESPN's Dianna Russini reported on air that Bridgewater is expected to join the Dolphins if the team adds a few million dollars to its offer.

Bridgewater also seemed to acknowledge the odd symmetry his return has with Brees' arrival in New Orleans. Rumors that the team might be looking for New Orleans Saints' head coach Sean Payton to replace current Cowboys' coach Jason Garrett in 2020 could reportedly keep Teddy Bridgewater from re-signing with the NFC South champions. He looked great with the Jets in preseason a year ago and the Saints were willing to give up a third-round pick for Bridgewater.

According to a report from ESPN, the Miami Dolphins are making a "late push" to land the former Louisville star.

Bridgewater, who spent last season with the Saints, visited with his hometown Dolphins on a free-agent visit on Wednesday.

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Taylor is expected to sign with the Los Angeles Chargers to be Phillip Rivers' backup, according to the NFL Network.

He saw limited action behind Drew Brees during the 2018 season.

METAIRIE, La. - Free agent quarterback Teddy Bridgewater has made a decision to stay with the New Orleans Saints as their backup and potential successor to Drew Brees rather than pursue an immediate starting opportunity with his hometown Miami Dolphins, sources told ESPN's Dianna Russini on Thursday.

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