Vikings end first round by drafting Louisville QB Teddy Bridgewater via trade
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Vikings end first round by drafting Louisville QB Teddy Bridgewater via trade

The Vikings made a trade with the Seattle Seahawks to get back into the first round and close it out with a splashy pick. The Vikings drafted Louisville quarterback Teddy Bridgewater. They gave up the 40th overall pick and a fourth-round pick in this draft for the rights to the 32nd pick.

Fantasy Analysis:

The Vikings moved up to get the QB they wanted before the Texans likely take quarterback -- David Carr? -- with the first pick tomorrow. Bridgewater was one of the draft's biggest fallers after a poor Pro Day. His accuracy at all levels of the field needs improvement, and his footwork can look bad at times, too. But Bridgewater has a big arm and plenty of upside -- it's not as if the reasons why he was once considered to be a top pick completely evaporated in a couple of months. However, as a rookie, even if he starts ahead of Matt Cassel, I don't want any part of him for fantasy purposes.

Source:
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3 Comments | Add Yours

FYI, Teddy's NOT playing in a dome.

Posted by:
AUNTxJAMAALMA 05/09/14 01:54 PM

Yeah that stadium is wicked! The Vikings not only have a new Quarterback in town. Their new Stadium looks ABSOLUTELY INCREDIBLE. Take the Virtual Tour and SHARE. http://www.newminnesotastadium.com/#

Posted by:
teamlegacy 05/09/14 03:50 PM
FFToolbox.com Writer

Thanks for the correction. I'm so used to the Vikings playing in the dome, I can't guarantee that'll be the last time I make that error this season.

Posted by:
Brian Murphy 05/10/14 01:01 AM

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I have played fantasy sports since 2001. I've played mostly in fantasy football and baseball leagues. I wrote for FFToolbox from 2002-2005 and re-joined in 2009.

I was an undergraduate from the University of Central Florida, and a master's graduate from Cal State University, Northridge specializing in journalism/mass communication. I make my home in Long Beach, Calif.

While I grew up in California, my favorite football team has always been the New York Giants.

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