MIAMI (AP) — Free agent quarterback Teddy Bridgewater met Wednesday night with the Miami Dolphins to discuss playing for his hometown team T.J. McDonald Jersey , but his visit ended without a contract agreement.Bridgewater, a Miami native, was the backup last season to New Orleans quarterback Drew Brees. The Saints are hoping to re-sign him.A deal with the Dolphins would give Bridgewater a chance to start as they rebuild under new coach Brian Flores. The Dolphins are expected to part with Ryan Tannehill, who has been with them since 2012.Bridgewater was a first-round draft pick by the Minnesota Vikings in 2014. He went 17-11 as a starter in his first two NFL seasons, but has started only one game since suffering a serious knee injury in August 2016.Besides the meeting with Bridgewater on the first day of free agency Jerome Baker Jersey , the Dolphins reached deals with defensive back Eric Rowe and tight end Clive Walford and released four-time Pro Bowl guard Josh Sitton.Rowe agreed to terms on a one-year contract worth up to $4.5 million. He appeared in four games with the Patriots last season before being placed on season-ending injured reserve with a groin injury.The deal reunites Rowe with Flores, a former Patriots assistant.Walford also agreed to a one-year contract. The Florida native, who played for the Miami Hurricanes, had 61 catches and six scores in his first two NFL seasons with Oakland in 2015-16. He played in only one game last year with the New York Jets. He joins four other tight ends on the Miami roster.The release of the 32-year-old Sitton had been expected as part of the team’s youth movement. He joined Miami last season and suffered a season-ending torn rotator cuff in Week 1. His release created $5 million in additional salary cap space. The Miami Dolphins could be without starting linebacker Kiko Alonso for their Week 16 game against the Jacksonville Jaguars. Alsono has played every defensive snap this season, but has been dealing with knee and hamstring issues. He could simply have been given a rest day on Thursday Andrew Van Ginkel Miami Dolphins Jerseys , but there is concern about his availability for Sunday’s game.Alonso leads the team with 120 tackles and has three forced fumbles, a fumble recovery, and three interceptions this season. He has been the most consistent of the team’s linebackers this year, especially when playing against the run. Dolphins head coach Adam Gase said after Thursday’s practice that Alonso “is hurting, but the longer the week goes Miami Dolphins Jerseys 2019 , the better he will feel.”The Dolphins could also be without safety T.J. McDonald this week, with Gase describing him as “day-to-day.” Losing both Alsono and McDonald would add to the adjustments the team already has to make as they play for their slim playoff chances against Jacksonville. Miami must win both this week and next week against the Buffalo Bills to have any hopes of making it to the postseason this year.Defensive tackle Ziggy Hood and wide receiver Danny Amendola, dealing with hamstring and knee issues respectively, both returned to practice on Thursday after missing it on Wednesday. Also practicing is cornerback Xavien Howard, selected to his first Pro Bowl this week Andrew Van Ginkel Jersey nfl draft , after missing the last two weeks with a knee injury. Howard practiced for his second day in a row and denied reports that he had surgery on the knee.