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Bleacher Report – Vikings

Zimmer’s philosophy on deep passes seems to be: keep taking shots


EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Teddy Bridgewater is 9-of-26 on passes of more than 20 yards this season, according to Pro Football Focus. Basically one out of three times Bridgewater uncorks a deep pass, he connects.

That ranks just ahead of Jay Cutler on a rate basis, but well behind other NFC North quarterbacks Aaron Rodgers (47 percent) and Matt Stafford (41 percent). Matt Cassel was 17-of-38 (45 percent) on such passes in 2013.

That may say something about Bridgewater, but he probably wasn’t expected to compete with those players this early in his career.


Source:: 1500 ESPN Sportswire

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