In partnership with the NFL in the UK


Teddy Bridgewater takes out insurance against NFL draft drop

Published Add your comment

Football News

Teddy Bridgwater took out a $5 million insurance policy to protect himself against a loss of value as a result of dropping in the NFL draft, ESPN has discovered.

The report states that the former Louisville quarterback took out the policy following his junior season in college and that the policy will pay out if Bridgewater falls out of the first round altogether.

ESPN reports: "He added $5 million on top of his already purchased $10 million total disability injury policy and supplemented it with $5 million in loss-of-value insurance."

The policy is connected to a disability insurance and so can only be paid out if Bridgewater can claim that the draft drop was linked to an injury or illness.

Bridgewater has certainly dropped off in a number of mock drafts but it would seem that is more to do with his below-average pro day than any injury.

The Houston Chronicle reported that over 10 of Bridgewater's 65 attempts against air were off target whilst a number of other teams have said they were less than impressed with his workouts.

Bridgewater may certainly tumble out of the first round by next week's draft but it seems unlikely that he will be able to claim against this policy in that event.

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE:

NFL Draft

Article Comments

Read more

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author


This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport - NFL Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again