However, he missed the entire 2016 season due to a torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) and dislocated his left knee, and he appeared in only one game last season.
In his one full season as a starter, Bridgewater completed 65.3 percent of his passes for 3,231 yards, 14 touchdowns and 9 interceptions while leading the Vikings to an 11-5 record and a division title.
Whomever the Jets do select will find a helpful tutor in McCown waiting for him at Florham Park.
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He was coming off back-to-back seasons of major hip surgery but didn't show any effects of the injuries last season. Pouncey will still be remembered as one of the Dolphins best offensive lineman of the last 10 years or more.
Per a Newsday report, McCown was promised the team's starting job before re-signing.
Terms of the deal have not been revealed, but the New York Jets may be one of the most interesting and unusual fits for Bridgewater considering the weather and supporting cast the team has to offer. While it now seems like he made up his mind more than a month ago, the Jets were still led to believe they had a solid chance at signing Cousins.
ESPN's Adam Schefter first reported the two sides closed on an agreement and NFL Network broke the news on the value of the deal. The Jets are also rumored to be considering drafting a QB in the first-round of this season's draft. Not since 39-year-old Brett Favre threw 22 interceptions in 2008 have the Jets had a Pro Bowl quarterback. He'll likely combine with Darron Lee to man the middle of the Jets' linebacker group.
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Former undrafted free agent Crowell is expected to sign a three-year deal with the Jets.
The 25-year-old also had 96 receptions for 770 yards and one score during his National Football League career.
Williamson was a fifth-round pick out of Kentucky in the 2014 draft. He caught a career-best 40 passes in 2016.
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If Bridgewater doesn't work out, then the Jets can explore the draft next year and have that rookie quarterback play behind Quenton Nelson, alongside Saquon Barkley, or on the same team as Minkah Fitzpatrick. I enjoyed my time with coach (Todd) Bowles.