New Orleans Saints: 3 QB-needy teams that could sign Teddy Bridgewater
Number Two: Carolina Panthers
Despite the Carolina Panthers stating they are going to retain quarterback Cam Newton for the 2020 season, that doesn’t mean that new head coach Matt Rhule and his staff are fully committed to the veteran signal-caller and could look to bring in a guy like Teddy Bridgewater to compete for the starting job.
Cam Newton played in just two games in the 2019 season and that thrust Kyle Allen and Will Grier into playing time.
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Allen had an up and down season, completing 62 percent of his passes for 3,322 yards with a touchdown to interception ratio of 17 to 16. Will Grier struggled to complete just 54 percent of his passes without a touchdown and four interceptions in his two starts.
The Panthers have over 30 million dollars in cap space and are looking to create more.
Signing Teddy Bridgewater would give them their quarterback of the future and would put them in playoff contention instantly. The Panthers have a talented roster with Christian McCaffery and Curtis Samuel on the offensive side of the ball and getting a reliable quarterback to throw them the ball would help them function way better than they did in 2019.
Teddy would also remain in the same division by signing with the Panthers. He is already familiar with the Saints, Buccaneers, and Falcons from his tenure in New Orleans, so by bringing in Teddy Bridgewater, it adds a factor of already having insight for six of your sixteen total games.
The Panthers would benefit in more ways than one by signing Teddy Bridgewater and they should certainly pull the trigger if they can.