Teddy Bridgewater “healthy” and throwing, Mike Maccagnan says

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Jets General Manager Mike Maccagnan declared Teddy Bridgewaterhealthy” during an appearance on WFAN 660 on Tuesday, via Rich Cimini of ESPN.

Maccagnan said the quarterback threw Tuesday as the Jets began phase 2 of the offseason program.

Bridgewater, 25, has played only nine snaps the past two seasons after a non-contact knee injury kept him out of the entire 2016 season and part of last season.

He signed with the Jets in the offseason, but his one-year contract guarantees him only $500,000.

Thus, Bridgewater’s spot on the roster is tenuous at best after the Jets drafted Sam Darnold with the third overall pick.

23 responses to “Teddy Bridgewater “healthy” and throwing, Mike Maccagnan says

  1. Let us hope that Bridgewater can beat out McCown for the backup job to the Darnold kid.

    The fact that McCown signed his current “Gangrene” (Jets) contract while at a “fast-food” joint, seems to mirror how the NFL has become a “fast-money” pot, what with mediocre QBs like Case Keenum and Kirk Cousins “grabbin’ all the fixins'” that QB-desperate teams are serving… $84M “guaranteed”… chile, pleeze lol (rolling eyes)

  2. McCown, TB, Darnold with being Petty released. Hackenberg to the practice squad. No one will scoop him and if they do, no biggie. Resign Petty or whomever to the PS.

    If/when a QB goes down, Jets get a 2nd or 3rd rounder. Or if McCown goes down, they got a starter.

  3. can’t stop from thinking about DAUNTE CULLPEPPER ,only differance between the 2 is DAUNTE ” kinda ” rushed back , Teddy is slowly comming back.We all know a healthy TEDDY is better than any 1st rnd QB
    GOOD LUCK TEDDY

  4. Walla-doofus..
    Yeah. Case Keenan who just led the Vikings to one of their most successful seasons in decades is SUCH A “mediocre” QB

    Shakes head
    Rolls eyes

  5. Is this a medical “healthy”…

    … OR…

    an Andrew Luck “healthy”?!?

  6. bigdogsolec says:

    can’t stop from thinking about DAUNTE CULLPEPPER ,only differance between the 2 is DAUNTE ” kinda ” rushed back , Teddy is slowly comming back.

    ###

    Nothing could be further from the truth. Bridgewater followed his team recommended rehab religiously and busted his ass to come back. Culpepper refused to rehab in MN under the tutelage of the Vikings. Instead he rehabbed at a shopping mall in FL.

    Then he quit his rehab and declared himself good to go – when he wasn’t.

    The rest is history.

  7. .
    I dont know about Darnold.
    He looked like a scared Sanchez playing against Ohio St pick 6’s, duck balls, running scared, where Mayfield was able to dodge their crazy Defense and win the game.

  8. 2ruefan says:
    May 1, 2018 at 7:48 pm
    Walla-doofus..
    Yeah. Case Keenan who just led the Vikings to one of their most successful seasons in decades is SUCH A “mediocre” QB

    Shakes head
    Rolls eyes
    ______________________________

    Yes that Keenum, the same one that impressed the Vikings SO much, beginning with his start in week 2 and eventually leading them to the NFC title. game they decided to, LET HIM WALK, and sign a QB that hasn’t won a playoff game, AND make him the highest paid player in NFL history.

    You may not think he was mediocre, Walla seems to, I don’t know if hes right or wrong, but the Vikings off-season lead me to believe they felt he was mediocre as well.

    *shoulder shrug*

  9. I know Jets fans don’t want to hear this with all the hype and hoopla over their #3 pick, but if Teddy Bridgewater is healthy he is the best QB on the roster.

  10. 2018 TB is going to be an interesting storyline. I can’t help thinking the best scenario for the NYJ is to trade him and recoup picks, maybe Jags? If he starts at some point and does great, well they lose his value for 2019 as a FA. F/Tag loopholes make that out of the question. It may be he winds up as just a cheap insurance policy for this year only and moves on afterwards?

  11. If a team becomes QB needy because of injury, I would love the Jets to be able to swing some kind of a trade for an edge rusher.

  12. No team is calling the Jets before the start of the season an offering anything of value for TB or ole noodle arm. The guy hasnt played in two years and what else is their GM going to say, seems like smoke an mirrors trying to set up some team down that line that TB is ok. The vikings cleared him an let him play in a game and clearly he wasnt 100% healthy

  13. Now he’ll resume his career at the level of play where it has always been – lower half of the spectrum. What a joke.

  14. I love Bridgewater and was saddened to see him leave the Vikings. However, of course Bridgewater will be declared “healthy” by the Jets as I’m pretty sure that a sizeable portion of his deal with them is guaranteed for injury only, so how can they part ways – should they decide to do so – with minimal cap hit if he now has issues that he apparently didn’t have when he passed his original physical when signed as a FA?

    Personally I hope Bridgewater outplays everyone on the Jets roster and has a terrific season.

  15. Jets fans have no problem with TB playing well and winning the starting job. The job is clearly McCown’s now, but Darnold is 20 years old. There’s no rush to throw him in with 2 solid vets on the roster.

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