Bridgewater, the 32nd overall selection in the 2014 NFL Draft, finished 6-6 in 12 starts in his rookie year. He completed 259-of-402 attempts (64.4 percent) for the 3rd-highest completion percentage among rookie quarterbacks in NFL history. Bridgewater’s 85.2 passer rating ranks as the 7th-highest passer rating among rookies in NFL history and best for a rookie in franchise history. He led all rookie quarterbacks in 2014 with 224.5 passing yards per game. Bridgewater finished with 14 touchdowns against 12 interceptions.