Quarterbacks and wide receivers have to be on the same page to be successful, and it helps if they have a good personal relationship. It appears that former Ole Miss receiver Laquon Treadwell is on his way to forming that bond with Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater.
“He’s been here with us for two days now, and he’s been looking good,” Bridgewater told Vikings.com’s Mike Wobschall after a voluntary workout this week. “I’m not qualified to judge players and things like that, but from what I’ve been seeing, I’ve been pretty impressed.”
Treadwell was selected by the Vikings with the No. 23 overall pick in the draft last month in the hopes he can improve the team’s passing attack. Bridgewater’s 14 touchdown passes last season ranked 26th among NFL quarterbacks, as the Vikings relied heavily on star running back Adrian Peterson, who led the league with 327 rushing attempts.
Bridgewater thinks Treadwell will help balance out the offense.
“He’s going to be big for this team,” Bridgewater said. “There’s a reason that we drafted him in the first round.