New York Jets, Teddy Bridgewater working on a deal

Annette Crawford
March 15, 2018

The New York Jets will sign quarterback Teddy Bridgewater to a one-year deal, according to ESPN. If he's fully recovered and happens to deliver a strong season as the starter, the Jets could end up having a borderline Pro Bowler on their roster who is just entering his prime.

NY is discussing adding Teddy Bridgewater, a free agent after not being brought back by the Vikings. This comes after reports of Kirk Cousins signing with Minnesota. Last season in 13 starts for the team, McCown threw for just under 3,000 yards, 18 touchdowns, and 9 interceptions. After leading the Vikings to an 11-5 record and an NFC North championship, Bridgewater went down and people were not sure if he would ever play again.

Isaiah Crowell agreed to a three-year deal with the Jets.

. However, he signed with the Minnesota Vikings leaving the Jets to bring back Josh McCown.

This is a deal that is potentially beneficial for both sides.

Bridgewater missed all of the 2016 season after tearing his ACL and dislocating his knee.

The 28-year-old was widely viewed as the top cornerback available in free agency and joins a well-stocked secondary with the Jets, who are coached by former National Football League safety Todd Bowles.

The Jets drafted their current starting safeties, Marcus Maye and Jamal Adams, in the first two rounds of the 2017 draft. He won a grievance against the Bengals earlier in the offseason to become an unrestricted free agent after the team had argued that he had only three years of service time and thus should be classified as a restricted free agent. Last season Crowell saw a lot of his touches going to Duke Johnson. He posted slightly better numbers in 2016, rushing for 952 yards while averaging 4.8 yards per attempt. Running back Matt Forte also recently announced his retirement.

On top of Davis, the Jets lost two other free agents Wednesday.

The 26-year-old started 59 games for the Titans over four years and is known as a stout run-stuffer. He will team up with Darron Lee in the middle of Todd Bowles' defense.

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