Vikings running back, Adrian Peterson, believes that they could win it all this season, but in order to do so, Teddy Bridgewater would have to step his performance up, Peterson believes he will.
“His third year in, that’s a moment when a young guy really just comes to himself. I feel like these past two years have been good. His first year I felt like was an awesome opportunity with me not being back there to really kind of have a load on his shoulders. Then last year we went through those first couple of weeks just kind of balancing things out with me being back there. I feel like this year with how I feel the offensive line will perform that’s just going to make him an even better player. Just having more time to sit back there in the pocket and deliver the ball.”
Adrian Peterson has so much faith in his QB that he has even compared him to Tom Brady.
“He reminds me of a Tom Brady because Tom Brady is great at those mediocre passes, those short passes and midrange passes and that’s exactly what Teddy does as well. He’s the type of guy that needs the receiver that runs routes and that’s at a specific location that you’re practicing. So I feel like with the additions that we’ve made to the offensive line and of course me envisioning what I’ll be able to bring to the offense as well I think that’s going to make his job a lot easier. With that he’ll feel more comfortable and he can really get back there and just play his game. So I’m expecting big things from Teddy this year.”
The Vikings beefed up their offensive line, that struggled all last year, with the additions of Alex Boone and Andre Smith. With more time in the pocket and coming into his prime, Bridgewater and the Vikings could finally have all the pieces in place, to put together a solid run at the trophy.