Teddy Bridgewater might be one of the most compelling players to wear a Jets uniform this season. Or he might get cut before the season begins.
Details emerged about Bridgewater’s contract on Monday. And according to multiple reports, the Jets committed only $500,000 guaranteed to the former Pro Bowl quarterback who hasn’t played regularly since suffering a devastating knee injury in 2016. So if things don’t go well in the during offseason workouts and training camp, the Jets could move on from Bridgewater easily.
Bridgewater, 25, made the 2015 Pro Bowl with the Vikings and looked like the kind of player who would be a long-term starter in this league. But in late August 2016, he suffered a devastating, non-contact injury in practice, tearing his ACL and dislocating his knee.
Bridgewater has essentially missed two seasons since the injury. He was cleared to return to practice in October but threw only two passes on one brief appearance in 2017.
No one can be sure how Bridgewater’s surgically repaired knee will hold up, or if he can be the same kind of player. That’s why the Jets got him on such a low-risk deal.
But we’ll soon start to find out what Bridgewater looks like. He passed his physical and the Jets officially announced his signing Sunday.
Williams, who won a Heisman Trophy at Texas before spending more than a decade in the NFL with the Miami Dolphins and New Orleans Saints, told The Sun-Sentinel on Monday that since leaving the league he has studied herbalism and the effects of cannabis. The company’s web site said he has recently pursued a doctoral degree in Chinese medicine.
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According to the newspaper, Williams’ products will be sold at dispensaries in Los Angeles, San Diego and Orange County and range in price from $35 to $70.