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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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Q&A with Saints QB Drew Brees

Posted Feb. 04, 2010 @ 7:22 p.m. ET
Saints QB Drew Brees spoke with reporters on Thursday about how it feels to be considered an "underdog" in the Super Bowl, and he described his close-knit relationship with head coach Sean Payton.

Report: Contract extension in works for Brees

Posted Feb. 04, 2010 @ 12:08 p.m. ET
The Saints are expected to reward QB Drew Brees for his stellar play later this year with a contract extension.

Carney serves as generous mentor to Hartley

Posted Feb. 04, 2010 @ 11:08 a.m. ET
One of the most productive kickers in NFL history found himself in an interesting situation late in the NFC championship game. With a Super Bowl berth on the line, the Saints were setting themselves up to kick a potential game-winning ...

Bush hopes to break long punt return

Posted Feb. 04, 2010 @ 10:48 a.m. ET
PFW's Eric Edholm analyzes the matchup between Saints PR Reggie Bush and Colts P Pat McAfee and his punt-coverage team in the fourth of a daily series examining a matchup of the day leading up to Super Bowl XLIV.

Saints' Bush has endured growing pains

Posted Feb. 03, 2010 @ 8:30 p.m. ET
Saints RB Reggie Bush has had an up-and-down career to date, but head coach Sean Payton believes his knowledge of the offense has improved. Read Wednesday's Super Bowl notebook.

Q&A with Saints FS Darren Sharper

Posted Feb. 03, 2010 @ 6:03 p.m. ET
FS Darren Sharper doesn't think the Saints' defense is "dirty," but he admits it might be a bit grimy.

Smith squares off vs. Johnson and Manning

Posted Feb. 03, 2010 @ 8:58 a.m. ET
PFW's Eric Edholm analyzes the matchup between Saints DE Will Smith and Colts OLT Charlie Johnson in the third of a daily series examining a matchup of the day leading up to Super Bowl XLIV.

Q&A with Saints MLB Jonathan Vilma

Posted Feb. 02, 2010 @ 7:14 p.m. ET
Saints MLB Jonathan Vilma discussed the matchup with the Colts and being traded by the Jets in 2008 with the media on Tuesday.

Greer battles, but Wayne is tough assignment

Posted Feb. 02, 2010 @ 11:03 a.m. ET
PFW's Eric Edholm analyzes the matchup between Saints CB Jabari Greer and Colts WR Reggie Wayne in the second of a daily series examining a matchup of the day leading up to Super Bowl XLIV.

Super Bowl game preview: Saints vs. Colts

Posted Feb. 01, 2010 @ 4:46 p.m. ET
PFW breaks down the matchups for Super Bowl XLIV, analyzing what to look for when each team has the ball, as well as special teams. We also rate which team has the edge at each position, in addition to five ...

Super Bowl XLIV matchup tidbits

Posted Feb. 01, 2010 @ 11:12 a.m. ET
Here's a roundup of interesting facts and figures for Super Bowl XLIV.

Will Freeney's bad ankle equalize matchup?

Posted Feb. 01, 2010 @ 10:55 a.m. ET
PFW's Eric Edholm analyzes the matchup between Saints OLT Jermon Bushrod and Colts DRE Dwight Freeney in the first of a daily series examining a matchup of the day leading up to Super Bowl XLIV.

League admits officiating error, fines Saints' McCray

Posted Jan. 29, 2010 @ 8:53 p.m. ET
The NFL has admitted that a hit on Brett Favre on a play that resulted in a key interception in the NFC championship game should have drawn a penalty flag, according to ESPN.com. Coincidentally, the league announced Friday that ...

The patron Saint

Posted Jan. 29, 2010 @ 11:39 a.m. ET
For years Archie Manning was the Saints' only hope, a primo competitor who could create downfield action, naturally dynamic that way, delivering the ball right on, but he was placed in command of a perpetual expansion team.

Twelfth man ended up haunting Vikings

Posted Jan. 26, 2010 @ 2:32 p.m. ET
It's hard to tell which 12th man was more of a factor in Sunday's NFC championship loss to the Saints: the raucous, roaring, ebbing-and-flowing sea of black and gold in the Superdome or the extra man who was ...

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

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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