Teddy Bridgewater and the Saints are a flawless fit

Jets QB decision won't disappoint or surprise Sam Darnold

The former Louisville quarterback has gone from the high of being the future franchise quarterback of the Minnesota Vikings to the rock bottom feeling of suffering a devastating knee injury that not only threatened his career, but nearly took his leg.

Bridgewater had signed a one-year, $6m deal with the Jets in March.

New York Jets rookie Sam Darnold will begin the 2018 season as the team's starting quarterback after the team traded Teddy Bridgewater to the Saints on Wednesday, reports NFL Network's Ian Rappaport. With the trade, the Jets have now cleared the path for Darnold to start Week One of the 2018 National Football League season, as well as manage to get some sort of value back for Bridgewater, who has played well in the preseason.

And considering how Bridgewater departed NY, here's hoping he receives a warm welcome in New Orleans.

'We didn't lose': Man United manager in denial after Tottenham humiliation
After the goal we had the high press, we were playing it quicker, moving in behind and punished them when we needed to. We did well to come in at 0-0 at half time. "I've said what I need to say, and I won't say another word about that".

He never played in the 2016 season after tearing the ACL in his left leg during practice.

Drew Brees turn 40 in January and they didn't have a clear successor to him for when he retires. So far, he's looked good during the preseason, completing 28-of-38 passes and throwing two TDs. The Saints are paying a significant price to land Bridgewater, considering they have less than $10 million in salary-cap space and already traded away their 2019 first-round draft choice to move up to pick defensive end Marcus Davenport this year.

Bridgewater gives the Saints a solid QB2 with long-term QB1 potential.

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