Sam Bradford RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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

    Philly.com "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

    NFL.com "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

    NFL.com "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.' pic.twitter.com/BPVzmjqU9u

  • Rams, Vikings exploring Sam Bradford trade?

    Turf Show Times "The rumor mill is working overtime this week, mostly around the Rams and their situation at quarterback. Will they deal incumbent starter Sam Bradford? One report suggests they've explored the possibility. The rumor mill churns on, and it seems to be focusing on the St. Louis Rams and their..." May 05

  • Sam Bradford for a cup of coffee?

    CBSSports.com "With the NFL Draft being just weeks away, our NFL Insider Jason La Canfora decided to write an in-depth piece Monday about how the Rams should consider trading quarterback Sam Bradford -- or at the very least see what kind of value he has on the open market. So we decided to pose the..." April 15

  • Rams should at least test the market for quarterback Sam Bradford

    CBSSports.com "At the risk of being inundated with phone calls from radio producers in the greater St. Louis area -- because that's what seems to happen merely by writing Sam Bradford's name in almost any context, the quarterback's very presence seemingly a hot-button issue on local sports talk -- I have a..." April 14

  • Bradford is our quarterback, new contract or not

    Pro Football Talk "Two questions facing the Rams this offseason are whether Sam Bradford is the right man to be the franchise quarterback, and whether the Rams and Bradford will agree to a new contract. Rams coach Jeff Fisher says he doesn’t know the answer to the latter question, but the answer to the former is an..." February 18

  • Report: Rams don’t intend to extend Bradford’s deal

    Pro Football Talk "The Rams would like to extend the contract of quarterback Sam Bradford. Unless they don’t. Unless they presently have no intention to do so but may do so in the future. It’s all become sort of confusing. The latest report comes from Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, who says that the Rams..." February 17

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    Alex Marvez @alexmarvez

    Snead says @STLouisRams QB Sam Bradford has started running on treadmill in recovery from torn ACL. Recovery on schedule, too @SiriusXMNFL

  • Bradford confident he'll be ready for training camp

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Last Monday marked eight weeks since Sam Bradford underwent left knee surgery to repair a torn anterior cruciate ligament. And the Rams’ quarterback couldn’t be feeling better. The knee is pain free, the rehab process is going well and accelerating. Prior to the surgery, Bradford wouldn’t offer a..." January 17

  • After delay, Bradford undergoes knee surgery

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "After a delay of nearly two weeks, Rams quarterback Sam Bradford underwent surgery on his left knee Monday according to head coach Jeff Fisher. Bradford suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in the team’s loss at Carolina on Oct. 20 when he landed awkwardly after being shoved out of..." November 20

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    Nick Wagoner @nwagoner

    Coach Jeff Fisher said Rams QB Sam Bradford had his knee surgery Monday in Pensacola, Fla. Dr. James Andrews performed the surgery.

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    Jim Thomas @jthom1

    Surgery for QB Sam Bradford had been scheduled for today, but has been pushed back to an undetermined date in near future.

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    St. Louis Rams @STLouisRams

    "He'll be back and he's our quarterback." - Fisher on Sam Bradford

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    ProFootballTalk @ProFootballTalk

    Source: Rams QB Sam Bradford has torn ACL.

  • Rams' Sam Bradford has a torn ACL in left knee

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Rams quarterback Sam Bradford will undergo surgery in a few weeks for a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee. His season is over according to league sources. That means Kellen Clemens will start in the Rams’ next game an Oct. 28 nationally televised Monday night contest against NFC..." October 21

  • Bradford to have surgery next month for torn ACL

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Rams quarterback Sam Bradford will undergo surgery in a few weeks for a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee. His season is over. That means Kellen Clemens will start in the Rams’ next game an Oct. 28 nationally televised Monday night contest against NFC West power Seattle. "It’s..." October 21

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Rams QB Sam Bradford is scheduled to undergo an MRI on his left knee tonight and the team is concerned.

  • Rams QB Sam Bradford carted to locker room after injury

    CBSSports.com "Rams quarterback Sam Bradford has suffered an apparent leg injury and he's out of the game vs. the Panthers as backup Kellen Clemens has replaced him. As Bradford scrambled away from pressure midway through the fourth quarter he was pushed out of bounds by Panthers safety Mike Mitchell. But..." October 20

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    Dr. Rick Lehman @DrRickLehman

    Sam Bradford will have X-Ray and then MRI to determine the extent of his left knee injury.... By the look on his face it's bad. #stlrams

  • Exec: Sam Bradford's inaccuracy hurts Tavon Austin

    NFL.com "Tavon Austin played just three snaps in the St. Louis Rams' blowout win over the Houston Texans on Sunday a head-scratching development for the eighth-overall pick in April's draft. Austin leads the Rams in catches (24) but he's made very little impact through six games dropping six passes..." October 19

  • Bradford tries to shake off rough game

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "With such a young group of skill position players it was expected that the Rams would have some ups and downs on offense this season. No one however expected the kind of “down” that took place in Week 4 against San Francisco. Anytime you’re below 200 yards in total offense and don’t reach the..." October 05

  • Bradford: Not Quite Bad Enough to Make a Team Give Up on Him . . . Yet

    Big Lead Sports "Sam Bradford is part of the problem in St. Louis. That doesn’t mean that he is the only problem or even the most pressing one. The team cannot run the ball on offense to take any pressure off him this year with Steven Jackson gone. They cannot stop the run despite having a defensive line full of..." September 27

  • Bradford-Cook connection growing

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "There were no moon shots from kicker Greg “The Leg” Zuerlein. Or surprise comments from quarterback Sam Bradford about his ankle still bothering him. That was last year. This year’s FanFest at the Edward Jones Dome featured nothing out of the ordinary. But there was a crisp 2-minute drill..." August 04

  • Bradford has pieces in place to break out

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "The other night, in a conversation with a friend, the topic turned to Rams quarterback Sam Bradford. What kind of season will he have? Is he ready to make a leap to elite status among NFL quarterbacks? Here’s what I truly believe: watch out. In his first three NFL seasons Bradford was..." July 15

  • Receivers' work will continue at "Camp Bradford"

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "For Rams veterans, next week marks the end of the spring practice period with the players getting a nice, long break before the start of training camp in late July. But for the skill position players, particularly the wide receivers and tight ends, they’re not totally off the hook. Once again,..." June 08

  • Bradford in position to succeed

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "The frequently dispensed idea of 2013 being a “make or break” year for Sam Bradford intrigues me. I suppose this is another example of the reality-TV mentality seeping into sports again. We must have drama and declare everyone an instant winner or a loser, with no room for moderate, reasonable..." May 27

  • Bradford primed and ready for big season in St. Louis

    Fox Sports Midwest "The expectations surrounding fourth-year Rams quarterback Sam Bradford are so generally agreed upon that Bradford's teammates — especially those who have been added to the quarterback's offensive arsenal — don't bat an eyelash when they field questions about the importance of Bradford's upcoming..." May 25

  • Bradford set for leader's role

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "The Rams have no shortage of leaders on defense, in fact one at every level of the unit. End Chris Long up front, James Laurinaitis at linebacker and Cortland Finnegan in the secondary. As for the offense, for years the alpha male has been running back Steven Jackson. It showed itself in many..." March 22

  • Sam Bradford & The Not-So-Deep Threats

    Turf Show Times "First things first. As pre-conceived notions would have it, you’ve already formed a strong opinion on the quarterback situation in St. Louis. Fair enough. You either belong to the "it’s a make-or-break year for Sam" camp, or the "You can’t question his ability until you surround him with NFL..." February 17