Fumble play sums up Teddy Bridgewater’s 2020 season

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What next for Teddy Bridgewater?

The point of no return is fast approaching for Teddy Bridgewater. But with some fans, that time has already been and gone.

It promises to be another important offseason for the Carolina Panthers as they look to take the necessary steps forward in pursuit of becoming a playoff contender once again. There doesn’t appear much doubt that Bridgewater will still be on the team due to his contract. But it might be wise for the organization to put a contingency plan in place.

Bridgewater has been as advertised.

So anybody that expected miracles was kidding themselves.

The NFL is a what have you done for me now sort of business. But it’s easy to forget that this is the first time Bridgewater has occupied a prominent starting position since 2015 with the Minnesota Vikings.

There should be no excuses now.

But it was always going to be a work in progress.

Bridgewater has a 3-10 record for a reason. He is 0-8 on game-winning drives and although it’s not all on him, the signal-caller carries more responsibility than most to get the job done.

The fumble play that contributed to their demise at Lambeau Field didn’t help. And in some ways, it was the perfect example of how Bridgewater’s time has gone in Carolina.