Vikings take Teddy Bridgewater to end first round


The Minnesota Vikings leaped to the end of the first round to draft quarterback Teddy Bridgewater. In order to get Bridgewater the Vikings gave up their second round pick (No. 40) and their fourth round pick. (No. 108)

Bridgewater at one point had been considered a potential No. 1 pick but his pro workouts left much to be desired.

Matt Cassel re-signed with the Vikings but Bridgewater figures to compete for the starters job. If he wins the job he will at-least have Adrian Peterson in the backfield to take some of the pressure off of him. Of course the cause for concern with Bridgewater is that the Vikings will be playing outdoors this coming season.

The Vikings recently declined their fifth-year option on Christian Ponder.