“Golden Gate Bridgewater? Headlines are written.
Teddy Bridgewater has been making waves in recent days after unsubscribing from the Panthers on social media sites (2021, folks), which has sparked speculation that his tenure in Carolina will be short-lived. According to Joe Person of The Athletic, “San Francisco is one of the teams that called Carolina to assess the Panthers’ interest in potentially trading Bridgewater,” which fueled the fire that Bridgewater could be about to exit.
Bridgewater signed a three-year, $ 63 million pact with the Panthers ahead of the 2020 season. His lackluster performance last season (15 TDs vs. 11 interceptions) has led some NFL players to believe the Panthers are looking to move up. smuggler, with a manageable dead money count of $ 10 million if traded before June 1.
Carolina is rumored to be hot after Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson, who would never want to play another snap with Houston again. At the time of going to press, Houston is not so much as answering phone calls regarding Watson’s availability.
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If the Panthers do end up trading Bridgewater, they may have to turn to another veteran free agency option or try their luck in the 2021 draft. Several first-round assistants are rumored to have left early, just out of reach of where the Panthers choose (# 8).
Niners general manager John Lynch recently said San Fran needs to improve the back of the QB hall behind Jimmy Garoppolo, with the squad starts between CJ Beathard and Nick Mullens in the past two seasons while Garoppolo has groomed. injuries. A trade for Bridgewater would certainly solidify the coin.