A future for Teddy Bridgewater in New Orleans never looked likely, and today, the Saints made it all but official.
The #Saints agree to terms with QB Drew Brees, source said. He gets a 2-year deal worth roughly $50M. Never in doubt, but now done. And Brees took less to help the team continue to build.— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) March 17, 2020
Ever since Drew Brees announced his return on Instagram a few weeks ago, it's been assumed that Bridgewater won’t be returning. Another signing pointing to Bridgewater's exit is that the Saints reportedly view Taysom Hill as a future franchise quarterback, for whatever reason.
Now, the 27-year-old quarterback is on the open market and has already been linked to the Bears. The Tom Brady news throws a bit of a wrench in the Bears’ Bridgewater dreams. But now Cam Newton might be available? And it's only Tuesday…