The Detroit Lions have reached an agreement with free-agent quarterback Teddy Bridgewater, according to a person familiar with the situation.
The person spoke to The Associated Press on Monday night on condition of anonymity because the person was not authorized to share the details.
Bridgewater has now started at least one game in seven of his eight seasons and filled in for Miami Dolphins starter Tua Tagovailoa last year.
In the last two seasons, he started 29 games for Carolina and Denver. He threw a total of 33 touchdown passes and 18 interceptions for the Panthers and Broncos.
Minnesota drafted the former Louisville star in 2014 with the No. 32 pick. He has a 33-32 career record as a starter with the Vikings, New Orleans Saints, Panthers, Broncos and Dolphins. He has completed 66% of his passes over his career, with 75 touchdowns and 47 interceptions.
https://torontosun.com/sports/football/nfl/lions-reach-agreement-with-bridgewater-to-be-backup-qb-report Lions agree with Teddy Bridgewater as backup QB: report