By Nick Underhill | The Advocate
Teddy Bridgewater studied the masters.
As a young quarterback on Louisville's campus, Bridgewater decided he wanted to learn more about playing quarterback. He picked three guys and three offenses, one of which was Drew Brees, to study during the offseason, with the goal of picking up on as many nuances as he could about the quarterbacks and the offenses they run.
When he was traded here on Wednesday, one of the things that excited him most was the opportunity to sit in a room with the architects of this offense and learn about it on an even deeper level.
“To be part of it now and actually be able to learn it inside and out – I’m looking forward to it,” Bridgewater said.
Turn on Bridgewater’s film, and you see traits that make him a natural fit for this offense. There are things the coaching staff would tailor to better suit him if he were to start a game, the same as they would for any quarterback, but he’s clearly a more natural fit than someone like Hill. Bridgewater looks comfortable in the pocket, gets the ball out quickly and throws with accuracy – which are all hallmarks of Brees’ game. ...
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