Sam Bradford RUMORS & NEWS

  • Sam Bradford stiffs former teammate Carson Wentz following game

    Sportsnaut "You don’t need to be a genius to understand that Sam Bradford’s relationship with the Philadelphia Eagles didn’t end on the best of notes. Bradford signed a two-year extension with Philadelphia during the spring, only to see the team trade up for the rights to select Carson Wentz No. 2 overall..." October 24

  • Vikings will get 7th-rounder from Eagles if they reach NFC title game

    ESPN "The Minnesota Vikings will receive an additional draft pick -- in the seventh round -- from the Philadelphia Eagles if they advance to the NFC Championship Game as one more condition attached to the summer trade of quarterback Sam Bradford, according to league sources. The announced deal had..." October 23

  • Sam Bradford returns to Philly with better knowledge of Vikings offense

    Pro Football Talk "At one point, it appeared the Vikings and Eagles were on a collision course for a battle of unbeatens. But Philly failed to hold up its end of the bargain, losing a pair of games after the bye. The Vikings now emerge from their own bye, with quarterback Sam Bradford saying “hello” again to the..." October 22

  • Sam Bradford won’t “try to do anything special” because he’s facing Eagles

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "Fifty-two mornings ago, Teddy Bridgewater and Sam Bradford left locker rooms and headed to practice fields in Eden Prairie and Philadelphia, respectively. They warmed up 1,167 miles apart, yet were mere moments from their worlds beginning to collide when Bridgewater’s left knee collapsed in a..." October 20

  • FOX apologizes for Sam Bradford photoshop fiasco

    Pro Football Talk "In a season of apologies of all shapes and sizes, FOX has responded for its attempt to blend two Vikings quarterbacks into one. A promo of the Week Seven Vikings-Eagles game had a real photo of Philly quarterback Carson Wentz along with an image of Sam Bradford that consisted of slapping..." October 19

  • Eagles hoped to get a second-round pick for Bradford before Vikings trade

    CBS Sports "Eagles GM Howie Roseman has appeared to have a golden touch in reworking his team, and the team surpassed some of its own expectations in some of its transactions, sources said. Sam Bradford's contract, signed in the offseason, was structured originally with an eye to potentially dealing him..." October 02

  • Randy Moss still bleeds purple, likes what he sees from Sam Bradford

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "A few months back, it was announced that Randy Moss was leaving FOX and joining ESPN as an NFL analyst. As soon as he made the switch, he looked at the calendar and saw the Giants vs. Vikings at U.S. Bank Stadium — a Monday Night Football game for which Moss will serve on ESPN’s Countdown program..." September 29

  • Sam Bradford will reportedly start for Vikings on Sunday night

    Yardbarker "In an entirely unsurprising revelation, Sam Bradford will reportedly start for the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday night against Green Bay. A source told ESPN’s Ben Goessling that Bradford would be the choice for the Vikings’ inaugural game at U.S. Bank Stadium. Offensive coordinator Norv Turner..." September 18

  • Sam Bradford has ‘immersed’ himself in playbook since trade to Vikings

    St. Paul Pioneer Press "If you want to find out who will start at quarterback for the Vikings, there’s little need to call Sam Bradford’s father. He barely can get his busy son on the phone. Many believe Bradford will get the nod over Shaun Hill on Sunday night against Green Bay, the first regular-season game at U.S...." September 17

  • Sam Bradford on track to start for Vikings in stadium opener

    Pro Football Talk "The writing was on the wall earlier this week, when word emerged that quarterback Sam Bradford took all of the first-team reps at practice on Wednesday. That didn’t change on Thursday or Friday, which means (as reported by ESPN) that Bradford will start on Sunday night for the Vikings against the..." September 17

  • Shaun Hill or Sam Bradford? Cat-and-mouse game with Vikings quarterback question continues

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "With a 15-5-1 record against the Vikings, Packers coach Mike McCarthy is used to making the right calls when it comes to preparing for his NFC North rivals to the west. Wednesday, McCarthy said the Packers are expecting the Vikings to start Sam Bradford at quarterback. Unlike Titans coach Mike..." September 15

  • Sam Bradford seen taking 1st-team snaps while Vikings remain mum on Week 2 starter

    Fox Sports "Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer continues to "keep his cards close to the vest" like he said he would when it comes to whom his starting quarterback will be Sunday against the Packers. But it looks like we might have gotten a clue Wednesday which way he's leaning. According to Charley Walters of..." September 15

  • Sam Bradford ‘close’ to being ready to start for Vikings

    Larry Brown Sports "Sam Bradford may not be ready to start on the first Sunday of the season, but it sounds like it won’t be that long before he does. The Vikings’ new quarterback is reportedly already “close” to being prepared to start for the team." September 11

  • Mike Zimmer: Vikings won’t name starting QB before Sunday

    Sportsnaut "Most people around the football world anticipated that Shaun Hill would get the start for the Minnesota Vikings in the team’s season opener. Following the devastating injury Teddy Bridgewater suffered during practice late last month, the expectation was that Minnesota would keep with its system..." September 07

  • Some NFL execs can't believe what the Vikings gave up for Sam Bradford

    CBS Sports "Sometimes, circumstances arise that bring two previously unconnected parties together. Through an unusual sequence of events, NFL general managers can stumble into each other on the phone, and end up creating something no one saw coming. That's how it was for the Philadelphia Eagles and..." September 05

  • Vikings may be forced to re-work Adrian Peterson's contract after trading for Sam Bradford

    ESPN "The Minnesota Vikings' trade for Sam Bradford adds a market-rate contract for a starting NFL quarterback to a club that's been mostly shielded from high-dollar QB contracts since Brett Favre left town. The Vikings' small quarterback bills have been a side effect of not having an established..." September 04

  • Sam Bradford “just excited” about trade to Vikings "After a whirlwind 12 hours, Sam Bradford is ready to get to work. The Vikings new quarterback, acquired Saturday in a trade with the Philadelphia Eagles, arrived at Winter Park on Saturday and was chomping at the bit to dive into the Vikings offense. “Get into the playbook as soon as..." September 04

  • Howie Roseman on Bradford trade: We had to take advantage of opportunity

    Pro Football Talk "The Eagles traded quarterback Sam Bradford to the Vikings on Sunday in a move that executive vice president Howie Roseman called an opportunity that “we had to take advantage of.” The trade leaves Chase Daniel and Carson Wentz as the quarterbacks in Philadelphia with reports indicating Wentz..." September 04

  • Eagles trade Sam Bradford to the Vikings

    TSN "The Minnesota Vikings have found their replacement for Teddy Bridgewater." September 04

  • Sam Bradford is “thrilled” by trade to Vikings

    Philly Influencer "According to Pro Football Talk, Sam Bradford is “thrilled” with the trade to the Vikings." September 03

  • Could the Cowboys or Vikings trade for Sam Bradford or Chase Daniel?

    Philly Voice "No That's the short answer. But we'll give the longer one as well. In our weekly Eagles chat, an overwhelming number of readers asked if the Eagles could potentially trade Sam Bradford or Chase Daniel to the Dallas Cowboys or Minnesota Vikings, seeing as the Cowboys have already lost QB Tony..." August 31

  • Pederson: Sam Bradford still the man at QB "Doug Pederson said Monday that nothing has changed with the Eagles’ quarterback situation since the last time we talked to him six weeks ago. Sam Bradford still is the starter. Chase Daniel still is the backup. And rookie first-round pick Carson Wentz still is No. 3. “I’ve said all..." July 25

  • Healthy Sam Bradford embraces working with Carson Wentz

    USA Today "Last year at this time, Sam Bradford was stuck at the NovaCare Complex rehabbing his twice-repaired ACL as his Eagles teammates dispersed around the country for a six-week break before the start of training camp. Back then, there was so much uncertainty surrounding the Eagles’ quarterback...." June 08

  • Eagles' Doug Pederson: Sam Bradford is our starter

    Newark Star-Ledger "Do the Eagles have competition at the quarterback spot? According to head coach Doug Pederson there is "always competition'', but that Sam Bradford, barring injury, will be his starting quarterback when the team opens the regular season against the Cleveland Browns." June 03

  • Eagles OC: Bradford's performance at OTAs 'off the charts'

    The Score "With all the controversy swirling around the Philadelphia Eagles' quarterback situation, Sam Bradford's performance in OTA practices has flown under the radar. After making it clear last week that there's an open competition for the team's starting quarterback job, offensive coordinator Frank..." June 02

  • Carson Wentz ahead of Bradford early in training camp

    Larry Brown Sports "The Philadelphia Eagles have said publicly that Sam Bradford is their starting quarterback, but that could change over the course of the summer if the early reports from training camp are any indication. Matt Lombardo of has observed that rookie first-round pick Carson Wentz is picking..." May 31

  • Eagles OC Says Sam Bradford Not the Eagles Guaranteed Starter

    The Comeback "Today, the Eagles offensive coordinator Frank Reich spoke with 94WIP Morning Show and talked about the starting quarterback situation. “No, that’s probably not the right impression,” Reich said. “I’ve been around this business a long time as a player and as a coach, and one of the things I’ve..." May 25

  • Seahawks' Bennett rips Bradford

    TSN "Seattle Seahawks DE Michael Bennett and Sam Bradford have something in common. They would each like their current situations with their teams to be improved, in one way or another. But Bennett said Bradford went about his complaints the wrong way. "I listened to Sam Bradford again. I just..." May 20

  • Eagles wide receivers throw support behind Sam Bradford

    Larry Brown Sports "If there was a level of awkwardness around the Philadelphia Eagles’ facility when Sam Bradford returned to work last week after demanding a trade, the guys he will be throwing to this season aren’t showing it. Jordan Matthews, the Eagles’ leading receiver last season, said Tuesday that he..." May 18

  • Wentz: 'It's awesome' that Bradford is willing to help him

    Delaware Online "Eagles rookie quarterback Carson Wentz said “it’s awesome” that starter Sam Bradford is willing to help him along. Wentz met Bradford for the first time Monday and said “there’s been no tension at all.” Then he took part with Bradford and the rest of the team Tuesday in the first day of a..." May 18

  • Bradford: Return to Eagles caused by dried-up trade market

    Sportsnaut "Sam Bradford spoke to the media Tuesday after practice for the first time since demanding a trade and admitted he was “frustrated” by the Philadelphia Eagles’ decision to draft Carson Wentz. He also admitted he only really came back because he realized there was nowhere else for him to..." May 17

  • Carson Wentz doesn’t anticipate tension with Sam Bradford

    CSN Philly "Burning the bridge is the easy part. If you make the proper preparations and you’re lucky enough, you can just keep going and never look back. The problem is when you have to make a U-turn. That can be tricky. A few weeks ago, Sam Bradford swore he wouldn’t return to the Eagles and demanded a..." May 13

  • Some Eagles players reportedly think less of Sam Bradford after his trade demand

    Bleeding Green Nation "Now that Sam Bradford has returned to the Eagles after his failed attempt at forcing his way out of Philadelphia, one can only wonder how his actions have been received in the locker room. How are his teammates reacting to what he did? Some Eagles players still support the veteran quarterback...." May 12

  • Agent confirms he tried to get Bradford traded to Broncos

    The Sports Daily "It’s not that Tom Condon didn’t try to get Sam Bradford traded. He did. It just didn’t happen that way. Condon, the agent for the Philadelphia Eagles quarterback, said on The Rich Eisen Show Wednesday he tried to get Bradford traded to the Denver Broncos, but the teams “couldn’t agree on a..." May 12

  • Eagles wanted second round draft picks for Sam Bradford

    Bleeding Green Nation "After realizing the team would not honor his trade demand, Sam Bradford returned to the Philadelphia Eagles' offseason workout program earlier this week. Even if the Eagles did plan on trading Bradford, there was never any indication there was a strong market for the veteran quarterback. The lack..." May 11

  • Eagles' Sam Bradford: Despite trade request, 'I am committed' to winning a championship "On the same day he ended his holdout in an attempt to be traded, Eagles quarterback Sam Bradford has released a statement insisting he is now committed to the team that just handed him a check for $11 million. In the statement, released through ESPN's Adam Schefter, Bradford makes it clear he..." May 09

  • Teammate says Sam Bradford showing up for work today

    Pro Football Talk "Sam Bradford has apparently decided to show up for work, after all. Via Jeff McLane of the Philadelphia Inquirer, Eagles linebacker Connor Barwin said during an appearance on WIP that Bradford was going to be at the team’s voluntary workouts today. That’s a departure from his previous stance..." May 09

  • Lane Johnson expects Sam Bradford back this week or next

    Pro Football Talk "Sam Bradford hasn’t been around Eagles workouts since they traded up to the No. 2 pick in order to draft quarterback Carson Wentz, but one of Bradford’s teammates hinted that could change soon. Right tackle Lane Johnson said on 97.5 The Fanatic that he expects Bradford, who has asked for a..." May 08

  • Joe Theismann rips Sam Bradford for trade 'bologna'

    Bleeding Green Nation "It seems like everyone is ripping Sam Bradford these days. Terrell Owens called the Eagles' passer a coward. Heath Evans, who has been a Sammy Sleeves supporter in the past, ripped Bradford. Now former NFL quarterback Joe Theismann is getting involved. Theismann went on a rant against Bradford in..." May 08

  • Eagles' Matthews: We want Bradford here

    The Score "Quarterback Sam Bradford reportedly isn't returning calls from Philadelphia Eagles management after the team drafted quarterback Carson Wentz with the second overall pick, but at least one teammate has spoken to the veteran passer. Wide receiver Jordan Matthews spoke to and..." May 06

  • Teammate thinks Bradford will return to Eagles soon

    The Score "With Sam Bradford in the midst of an extended pout about the Philadelphia Eagles trading up to draft quarterback Carson Wentz, many are wondering when he'll return to the team's offseason workouts. Teammate Connor Barwin doesn't believe he'll force the team's hand with a trade and should return..." May 06

  • Will Sam Bradford retire?

    Philly Influencer "Reuben Frank is a seemingly good dude. I’ve never met him, but I’ve interacted with him on several occasions and he seems to be genuine about all of his thoughts and opinions. He’s not just someone who will throw shit at a wall to see if it sticks. He also has the same personality on the..." May 06

  • Why would the Philadelphia Eagles keep Sam Bradford?

    iSportsweb "After the 2016 NFL Draft, the Philadelphia Eagles were happy to have three quarterbacks on their roster. The team seems most happy about Carson Wentz, whom many have been calling the future of the Eagles. The next, Sam Bradford, could not be more upset with what is going on within the..." May 06

  • Terrell Owens: Sam Bradford's trade request is 'sign of a coward'

    CBS Sports "It's official: Everyone has now weighed in on Sam Bradford's peculiar decision to demand a trade a month after the Eagles gave him $18 million for 2016 and possibly up to $36 million over the next two years. TMZ caught up with former Eagles wide receiver Terrell Owens, who didn't sugarcoat his..." May 05

  • Doug Pederson: Sam Bradford missing valuable time in offense

    CSN Philly "The 2016 NFL draft has come and gone and Sam Bradford is still on the Eagles’ roster. And he’s still the starting quarterback. For now. Bradford, who signed a two-year, $35 million deal this offseason, wasn’t happy when the Eagles decided to trade up to No. 2 to take Carson Wentz. He..." May 01

  • Report: Sam Bradford won’t take calls or texts from Eagles

    The Sports Daily "Sam Bradford is so mad. Presumably, at least, but let’s paint the picture: Bradford has a two-year contract with the Philadelphia Eagles and wants to be the starter, yet had to watch Thursday in the NFL draft as the team traded up and got Carson Wentz. A No. 2 pick isn’t going to sit long on..." April 29

  • Pederson says Eagles told Bradford they’d draft a QB

    The Score "Sam Bradford and his agent have not been happy campers since the Philadelphia Eagles made their trade up to select quarterback Carson Wentz. The quarterback's agent stated he was angry that the Eagles did not share their draft plans with Bradford and his camp prior to making their move, but..." April 29