Quarterback Teddy Bridgewater re-signed with the New Orleans Saints on Friday, even after the Miami Dolphins made a strong push to acquire him.
The 26-year-old will continue to serve as Drew Brees’ backup, a role that doesn’t bother him after spending last season with the club.
“They made playing football fun, they made learning the game fun … and that’s something I appreciate,” Bridgewater told WWL Radio, via ESPN’s Mike Triplett. “I was able to be part of that for 18 weeks last season, and it was nothing but positive things that occurred.”
The Saints will reportedly sign Bridgewater to a one-year deal worth a fully guaranteed $7.25 million, with a maximum value of $12.5 million.
Bridgewater still visited his hometown of Miami on…