Sam Bradford RUMORS & NEWS

  • Chip Kelly annoyed by reporter who asks why Mark Sanchez isn't starting

    CBS Sports "Sam Bradford might not be off to a hot start with the Eagles, but that doesn't mean Chip Kelly's ready to bench him for Mark Sanchez, something the Eagles coach made clear on Wednesday. During a conference call with New York media, Kelly was asked three straight times about Sanchez's status for..." September 24

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    Eagles Insider @EaglesInsider

    Kelly: I'm confident in Sam Bradford

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    Les Bowen @LesBowen

    I believe Sam Bradford suffered a sprained ankle last night, though he was walking normally afterward. Interesting given short recovery week

  • Sam Bradford: 'I'm fine' after precautionary X-rays "Eagles quarterback Sam Bradford said that he took precautionary X-rays following the Eagles' 26-24 season-opening loss to the Falcons here at the Georgia Dome on Monday night. Bradford did not specify what part of his body the X-rays were on, nor did he seem at all concerned. "Don't worry..." September 15

  • Eagles, Bradford not talking extension, per report

    Newark Star-Ledger "The Eagles have handed out two contract extensions over the past day to players in the final year of their contract. It doesn't sound like quarterback Sam Bradford will be next. According to a report from Ed Werder of ESPN, the Eagles and Bradford are no longer talking about a contract..." September 09

  • Bradford, Eagles’ season hanging by a tiny thread

    Courier-Post "The Eagles’ season rests on a ligament about 1 1/2inches long and as wide as a pencil. It is Sam Bradford’s anterior cruciate ligament, which connects his upper leg bone to his lower leg bone. The ligament has already snapped twice, and has kept Bradford from playing in a regular-season game..." September 09

  • Suggs' hit on Bradford deemed legal by NFL VP of Officiating

    Sportsnaut "Dean Blandino, the NFL’s VP of officiating, confirmed Terrell Suggs’ assertion that his hit on Sam Bradford in Week 2 was completely legal. Suggs received a 15-yard roughing-the-passer penalty on the play and incurred the wrath of many who believed it was a dirty play, including..." August 24

  • Sam Bradford thinks Terrell Suggs targeted his knees

    Sporting News "Sam Bradford had some words about Terrell Suggs in the aftermath of the Eagles' preseason game Saturday. The Eagles quarterback accused Suggs of purposefully targeting his knees on a read option. Bradford had already handed the ball off well before Suggs tackled him, drawing a penalty flag from..." August 23

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    Jeff McLane @Jeff_McLane

    Re: Chip holding Bradford back. Understandable, but not ideal. #Eagles feel they can do because I hear they've been ecstatic about his play.

  • Sam Bradford 'all for it' if Pope Francis wants to bless his knees

    CSN Philly "By now every Eagles fan has heard about the quasi ridiculous petition for Pope Francis to bless the knees of Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Sam Bradford. Now, Bradford himself is aware of the online petition as well. He thinks it's a swell idea. Speaking to reporters after today's..." August 12

  • Sam Bradford wants to play in Eagles preseason opener

    Courier-Post "Eagles quarterback Sam Bradford said he would be “a little bit” disappointed if he didn’t play in the preseason opener Sunday against the Indianapolis Colts. But he said he’d also understand if Eagles coach Chip Kelly decided to hold him out rather than risk an injury. Bradford hasn’t played in..." August 12

  • Eagles fans start petition to have Pope bless Bradford’s knees

    Larry Brown Sports "Philadelphia Eagles fans are excited about the prospect of Sam Bradford slinging the ball around in Chip Kelly’s offense. Of course, Bradford needs to remain healthy for the plan to work. Fans are hoping the Pope can help with that. A petition has been started on urging Pope..." August 11

  • Chip Kelly: Sam Bradford trade like Peyton Manning, Drew Brees signings

    SI "Philadelphia Eagles coach Chip Kelly has been no stranger to controversy this offseason when it comes to how he evaluates his players. Kelly has jettisoned talented stars such as LeSean McCoy and Brandon Boykin out of Philadelphia. Kelly's latest comments, however, may be his most confusing..." August 04

  • Eagles hope to reach short-term extension with Bradford

    ESPN "The Philadelphia Eagles have interest in tying starting quarterback Sam Bradford to the franchise beyond the upcoming season and have begun discussing a contract extension, according to sources. It is not expected the negotiations would result in a long-term contract but more likely an..." August 04

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    Eliot Shorr-Parks @EliotShorrParks

    Chip says barring a setback, Bradford will play in the preseason games #Eagles

  • Eagles' Sam Bradford on track to start preseason opener

    The Score "Barring any complications, it looks as though Sam Bradford will be the Philadelphia Eagles' starting quarterback when they take on the Indianapolis Colts in two weeks. Head coach Chip Kelly said Sunday that Bradford has been completely cleared for practice and is on track to start the preseason..." August 02

  • Chip Kelly believes history is on Sam Bradford's, Eagles' side

    CSN Philly "Where we see a quarterback who hasn’t played a meaningful game since October of 2013, Chip Kelly sees a former No. 1 pick with unlimited upside. Where we see a quarterback who’s coming off two torn ACLs, Chip Kelly sees a quarterback who’s no different than every other QB that’s gotten..." July 27

  • Sam Bradford should be ready for Eagles' training camp, per source

    Newark Star-Ledger "One of the biggest questions surrounding the Eagles is the health of quarterback Sam Bradford, who is recovering from a torn ACL he suffered last August. The injury, his second ACL tear in as many seasons, kept him out of full-team drills during OTAs earlier this summer. When training camp..." July 23

  • Eagles' Sam Bradford plans to play out final year of deal, test free agency

    The Score "Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Sam Bradford plans to play out the final year of his contract in 2015 without signing an extension, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network. After giving up a second-round pick and Nick Foles for Bradford, it stands to reason that the Eagles would try and extend..." July 21

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    Was asked about Sam Bradford’s contract on @NFLTotalAccess: I’m told he plans to play it out this year on the final year of his deal.

  • NFL executive: Only Chip Kelly can make Sam Bradford a success

    Newark Star-Ledger "When the Eagles decided to trade quarterback Nick Foles and a second-round pick to St. Louis for quarterback Sam Bradford heads shook and eyebrows were raised around the league. Some of those heads are still shaking. "I understand they gave up on Foles,'' the executive said. "But I don't..." July 06

  • Eagles quarterback Sam Bradford says he'll be ready for training camp

    Newark Star-Ledger "Sam Bradford laughed when he heard that Eagles head coach Chip Kelly was kind of praying for the quarterback's return. Told that Kelly said "God, we hope so,'' when asked if Bradford would be ready for the start of training camp in August, Bradford said not to worry. "If I'm not ready for 11..." June 17

  • Sam Bradford: Wish I could take every rep for Eagles

    CSN Philly "The blueprint called for Sam Bradford to do roughly 10 to 15 percent more this week than he did last week. So Bradford followed the script Thursday, running with the team in warm-ups and taking some reps in 7-on-7s, both for the first time since organized team activities (OTAs) started last..." June 09

  • Will Bradford be ready? For now, Sanchez is the man "As Chip Kelly noted, if the Eagles played their regular-season opener Thursday, it would have been "illegal" or something like that. His underlying message: Just because Sam Bradford's left knee doesn't appear remotely close to 100 percent healthy on May 28 doesn't mean that Mark Sanchez will be..." May 29

  • Sam Bradford Will ‘Do Great Things’ With Eagles, Steve Spagnuolo Says

    Sportsnaut "Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Sam Bradford has many detractors, but defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo of the New York Giants isn’t one of them. Head coach Chip Kelly has lauded Bradford as a perfect fit in his up-tempo offense ever since landing him in a quarterback-to-quarterback trade..." May 14

  • Report: Eagles expected to use Bradford to acquire No. 2 pick

    The Score "Despite Chip Kelly's insistence otherwise, the belief around the NFL is that the Philadelphia Eagles plan to use Sam Bradford as a trade chip to move up to the No. 2 overall pick in the draft, ESPN's Adam Schefter reported during an appearance on "Mike and Mike in the Morning." Schefter also..." April 30

  • Report: Browns Think They Can Acquire Sam Bradford Before NFL Draft

    NESN "The plot thickens. The Cleveland Browns made headlines Wednesday when they reportedly offered the Tennessee Titans two first-round picks in the 2015 NFL Draft to for Tennessee’s second overall pick, presumably to get Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota. Now, less than 24 hours before the..." April 30

  • Reports: Eagles' Bradford, Kendricks, Cox, Mathis, Boykin are trade chips

    CBS Sports "Every single player on the Philadelphia Eagles is on the trading block, according to various reports. That's an exaggeration, obviously, but over the past few days reports have surfaced that Sam Bradford, Fletcher Cox, Mychal Kendricks, Evan Mathis and Brandon Boykin are all available in trades..." April 30

  • No meaningful Bradford contract talks, yet

    Pro Football Talk "When the Eagles traded last month for quarterback Sam Bradford, it was believed that efforts promptly would be made to extend a contract that pays him $12.985 million in 2015, the final year of his rookie deal. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, no meaningful talks have..." April 23

  • Eagles weren't offered No. 19 overall pick for Sam Bradford

    Bleeding Green Nation "According to a report from last month, the Cleveland Browns once offered the No. 19 overall pick in exchange for Sam Bradford. According to ESPN Insider Adam Caplan, however, the Browns didn't make that offer to the Philadelphia Eagles. It was the St. Louis Rams who originally received that offer..." April 19

  • Browns no longer interested in Sam Bradford

    Bleeding Green Nation "Rumors emerged last week that the Eagles and Browns were discussing a trade. The deal supposedly involved Philadelphia sending Sam Bradford to Cleveland in exchange for Johnny Manziel and a first round draft pick. That rumor was later clarified by a report from Jason Cole who said that the Eagles..." April 13

  • Eagles Trying to Trade Bradford for Manziel and Picks in Effort to Draft Mariota

    Complex "Depending on if you're LeSean McCoy or Complex Sports' Deputy Editor, this NFL offseason has convinced you of one of two things: Eagles head coach Chip Kelly is either a no-good troll who views his players with some sort of Darren Rovell-esque anti-humanity, or he's a brilliant man with a real..." April 07

  • Report: Sam Bradford wouldn’t sign extension with the Browns

    Waiting For Next Year "Another day, another member of the media confirming that it was in fact the Cleveland Browns who offered a first-round draft pick for former St. Louis Rams quarterback Sam Bradford. Bradford was ultimately sent to the Philadelphia Eagles in a deal for quarterback Nick Foles. According to Sports..." March 30

  • Ex-coach Heupel talked Sam Bradford out of quitting "Josh Heupel had watched the surreal scene on TV last August - the quarterback he'd helped coach to a Heisman Trophy hopping on his right leg, leaving his left leg to dangle in the air at FirstEnergy Stadium in Cleveland. Sam Bradford had locked his left knee as Browns defensive end Armonty..." March 30

  • Is Sam Bradford just trade bait for Eagles to move up in draft?

    Larry Brown Sports "Chip Kelly may insist that his Philadelphia Eagles really like Sam Bradford and are prepared to move forward next season with him as their quarterback, but not everyone is buying that talk. There has long been speculation that the Eagles would do “whatever it takes” to trade up for Marcus..." March 17

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Filed to ESPN: Rams close to trading QB Sam Bradford to Philadelphia for Nick Foles and draft-pick compensation, per sources.

  • Sam Bradford reportedly traded to Eagles for Nick Foles

    Larry Brown Sports "Sam Bradford appears to be heading to the Philadelphia Eagles in a trade for Nick Foles and draft pick compensation." March 10

  • Sources: Bills eyeing QB Sam Bradford

    Yahoo! Sports "The Buffalo Bills are pursuing a trade for St. Louis Rams quarterback Sam Bradford, multiple league sources told Yahoo Sports. Buffalo has promising young talent in the receiving corps, led by second-year player Sammy Watkins and third-year player Robert Woods, but a league source indicates..." February 24

  • No team has contacted Rams regarding Sam Bradford "Despite recent reports of interest from the Buffalo Bills or Cleveland Browns, a Sam Bradford trade remains highly unlikely. As of Tuesday, no team has contacted the St. Louis Rams about trading for their enigmatic quarterback, NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported, via sources informed of..." February 24

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    Vic Carucci @viccarucci

    Hearing the #Bills are not pursuing #Rams QB Sam Bradford, as being reported, from a source in the know.

  • Rams reportedly give Sam Bradford permission to seek trade

    Larry Brown Sports "The St. Louis Rams reportedly have given Sam Bradford permission to seek a trade, though the team’s GM indicates they still want to bring back the former No. 1 overall pick. CBS Sports’ Jason La Canfora reported Wednesday that the Rams have given Bradford permission to seek a trade." February 19

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    Around The NFL @AroundTheNFL

    Les Snead makes light of report of Sam Bradford being given permission to seek trade. "Deleting him is not the answer."

  • Rams want to restructure final year of Sam Bradford’s deal

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "When all is said and done, the Rams should be in decent shape salary cap-wise this offseason. But with the Super Bowl completed, and the offseason officially upon us, the team’s salary cap situation looks tight at the moment. The Rams currently have 56 players under contract as they build..." February 09

  • Is Sam Bradford 'That Guy'?

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "The 2014 NFL playoffs have reaffirmed something that we already knew, but it’s worth repeating: if you want to win big in this league, you’d better have a quarterback capable of leading the way. Without a very good quarterback in place, you’re pretty much out of luck. Put the outliers aside...." January 26

  • Sam Bradford will face competition for Rams job in '15 "Sam Bradford might or might not be in the Rams' plans for 2015. The former No. 1 overall pick, who has completed just two full seasons under center and has a career 18-30-1 record as a starter, will return from his ACL injury to face stiff competition. The most interesting part, according to..." December 31

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    Jim Thomas @jthom1

    QB Sam Bradford just finished session w/local media. Says he was so low mentally after 2nd injury, he wondered if he wanted to still play.

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    Albert Breer @AlbertBreer

    Bradford is the only Rams QB under contract for 2015. His numbers ($16.6M cap/$13.0M cash) will need working. But the brass wants him back.

  • Fisher says Bradford is 'full-go'

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "When the Rams hit the practice field at 3:30 p.m. today for the start of training camp, quarterback Sam Bradford will be “full-go” according to coach Jeff Fisher. “Sam is in great shape,” Fisher said. “He’s ready to go. We don’t have (reservations) — right now as we speak, as camp starts — he’s..." July 25

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    When Rams open minicamp this week, QB Sam Bradford will be ready to go; OT Jake Long will not. Both expected to be ready for regular season.

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    Michael Silver @MikeSilver

    Jeff Fisher, to Rams season-ticket holders, re Sam Bradford: 'He's our guy.'