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Brodrick Bunkley

Brodrick Bunkley - #77 - DT

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 2"/ 306 lbs.
Birthday 11/23/1983
Birthplace Tampa, FL
College Florida State
Years played 8
Drafted 2006, 1st round, 14th pick by Eagles

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Payton leaves door open for Sharper’s return

Posted Feb. 27, 2010 @ 9:53 a.m. ET
Saints FS Darren Sharper felt slighted by the team's decision to not use the franchise tag on him, but head coach Sean Payton said he still would like Sharper to be on the team in 2010.

Saints submit tender offers to 13 free agents

Posted Feb. 25, 2010 @ 6:31 p.m. ET
The Saints have announced they made qualifying offers to 13 players who will become restricted free agents when the new league year begins March 5.

Report: Saints offer tenders to three players

Posted Feb. 25, 2010 @ 11:01 a.m. ET
The Saints have offered one-year tenders to RFAs Zach Strief, Usama Young and Jermon Bushrod.

Report: Saints will not tag Sharper

Posted Feb. 22, 2010 @ 6:51 p.m. ET
The Saints will not use the franchise tag on Darren Sharper, according to a report, and he will become an unrestricted free agent on March 5 unless he and the team agree on a contract extension before then.

Top 10 stories of past NFL season

Posted Feb. 11, 2010 @ 10:57 a.m. ET
Even with uncertainty hovering over the future, a contrast of old and new came together to make the 2009 season a memorable one. PFW examines the 10 stories that dominated the NFL in the past year.

Bold, persistent Saints wore down Colts

Posted Feb. 08, 2010 @ 10:39 a.m. ET
The Saints' bold gambles, coupled with their execution in all three facets of the game, led to victory in Super Bowl XLIV, writes PFW's Mike Wilkening. 

Taking stock of a great Super Bowl win by the Saints

Posted Feb. 08, 2010 @ 1:13 a.m. ET
The Saints went through a gantlet of quarterbacks this season, cranked up to 11 in the playoffs, and came out world champs.

Saints stop Manning, top Colts 31-17

Posted Feb. 07, 2010 @ 10:03 p.m. ET
The New Orleans Saints stymied Peyton Manning, then intercepted him to seal the Super Bowl, rallying to beat the Indianapolis Colts 31-17 Sunday night.

Saints' Bush says 'anything is possible' with contract situation

Posted Feb. 07, 2010 @ 3:08 p.m. ET
Word is the Saints will release Reggie Bush after the season, but he said "anything is possible," when asked about his contract situation before the Super Bowl.

Kickers need focus on task at hand

Posted Feb. 06, 2010 @ 3:20 p.m. ET
It is impossible to overlook how missed field goals have marked this postseason, yet Colts 20-year veteran PK Matt Stover and Saints second-year PK Garrett Hartley have been very reliable in the playoffs.

Clark could be crucial weapon vs. Saints

Posted Feb. 06, 2010 @ 4:07 a.m. ET
PFW's Eric Edholm analyzes the expected battle between Colts TE Dallas Clark and Saints SS Roman Harper in the sixth and last of a daily series examining a matchup of the day leading up to Super Bowl XLIV.

Saints' Smith in a constant rush

Posted Feb. 05, 2010 @ 1:56 p.m. ET
Saints DE Will Smith's motor might be his biggest asset when facing the challenge of pressuring the seemingly unflappable Peyton Manning in Super Bowl XLIV.

Nerves no issue for Saints, Payton says

Posted Feb. 05, 2010 @ 1:35 p.m. ET
Saints head coach Sean Payton isn't worried about the Super Bowl stage being too big for his club. 

Williams hopes Manning feels 'remember-me' hits

Posted Feb. 05, 2010 @ 9:45 a.m. ET
PFW's Eric Edholm analyzes the matchup between Colts QB Peyton Manning and Saints defensive coordinator Gregg Williams in the fifth of a daily series examining a matchup of the day leading up to Super Bowl XLIV.

Logo for Super Bowl XLV unveiled

Posted Feb. 04, 2010 @ 7:37 p.m. ET
During an unveiling of the logo for Super Bowl XLV, the NFL announced Thursday that, going forward, the basic design of future logos will remain static.

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Posted Nov. 26, 2012
person familiar with the decision says the NFL will not be suspending Saints starting defensive tackle Brodrick Bunkley for his kick to the back of offensive lineman Alex Boone's helmet in the final minutes of San Francisco's 31-21 victory over New Orleans on Sunday. The person spoke to The Associated Press Monday on condition of anonymity because the league has not announced any punishment yet and a fine is still possible later in the week.||||||| The decision not to suspend Bunkley means he can play when the Saints visit Atlanta on Thursday night. Bunkley was penalized for unsportsmanlike conduct and ejected with 1:05 left for kicking Boone after the Saints had blocked a field goal. Defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo says the play was "out of character" for Bunkley.
Posted March 21, 2012
The New Orleans Saints and Bunkley have agreed on a five-year contract.||||||| Bunkley spent last season with the Denver Broncos appearing in all 16 regular season games and starting 13. He was credited with 43 tackles during the regular season and also had a sack and forced fumble during the Broncos' two playoff games.
Posted July 30, 2011
Bunkley has been traded from Philadelphia to Denver for a 2013 draft pick, two days after the Eagles agreed to send the former first-round pick to Cleveland.||||||| Bunkley was picked 14th overall in the first round of the 2006 draft.
Posted Dec. 02, 2007
Bunkley is inactive for the Eagles' contest on Sunday against Seattle due to a knee injury.||||||| The extent of Bunckley's injury is uncertain, but his absence could pose a problem for the Eagles' defense. The starter will likely be replaced by Montae Reagor, who has not started a game since Oct. 8, 2006, with Indianapolis.
Posted Sept. 25, 2007
Bunkley had two sacks - the first of his career - a career-high four tackles and two more quarterback hits Sunday against Detroit, according to the Philadelphia Enquirer.||||||| The performance was an encouraging one for Bunkley, who was a bust as a rookie last season.

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