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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

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

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Payton, Loomis, Vitt to attend Sunday's Saints game

Posted Oct. 03, 2012 @ 8:14 p.m. ET
Suspended Saints head coach Sean Payton, GM Mickey Loomis and linebackers coach Joe Vitt will attend Sunday night's Chargers-Saints game.

Son of Unitas sends Brees letter about TD record

Posted Oct. 02, 2012 @ 1:08 p.m. ET
Johnny Unitas' son has sent a letter of encouragement to Drew Brees, who is in position to break a long-standing NFL record held by Unitas.

NFC South Spin cycle: Week Four

Posted Oct. 01, 2012 @ 1:11 p.m. ET
For the second week in a row, the Falcons are the only NFC South team celebrating a victory on Monday.

Packers hand Saints their fourth loss

Posted Sept. 30, 2012 @ 10:49 p.m. ET
Aaron Rodgers threw a go-ahead touchdown to Jordy Nelson in the fourth quarter, and the Packers rallied to beat the Saints 28-27 on Sunday.

Saints having hopes dashed at linebacker

Posted Sept. 30, 2012 @ 1:52 p.m. ET
The Saints tried to fortify their linebacking corps in free agency during the offseason, but the position has not been exempt from the struggles plaguing the team.

Key matchup: Packers RB Cedric Benson vs. Saints run defense

Posted Sept. 26, 2012 @ 4:45 p.m. ET
The Packers’ Cedric Benson could become the latest running back to break out against New Orleans’ porous run defense.

NFC South Spin cycle: Week Three

Posted Sept. 24, 2012 @ 4:41 p.m. ET
The undefeated Falcons had no trouble disposing of the Chargers, while the rest of the NFC South came up short in Week Three.

Charles, Succop lead Chiefs past Saints

Posted Sept. 23, 2012 @ 5:25 p.m. ET
Jamaal Charles had 233 rushing yards and PK Ryan Succop kicked six field goals as the Chiefs rallied for a 27-24 overtime win over the Saints.

Saints look to rookie DT Hicks for spark

Posted Sept. 21, 2012 @ 10:51 p.m. ET
We hear the Saints' coaching staff was impressed with the flashes rookie DT Akiem Hicks showed in Week Two.

Hall Call: Drew Brees

Posted Sept. 20, 2012 @ 11:54 a.m. ET
Is Saints QB Drew Brees worthy of the same level of appreciation as Peyton Manning and Tom Brady?

Smith, Hargrove visit NFL for talks on bounties

Posted Sept. 18, 2012 @ 9:29 p.m. ET
Will Smith and Anthony Hargrove met with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell on Tuesday about the Saints bounty scandal.

NFC South Spin cycle: Week Two

Posted Sept. 18, 2012 @ 12:09 p.m. ET
As the Falcons celebrate a 2-0 start, panic might be setting in for the 0-2 Saints. The Panthers and Bucs, at 1-1, both have positives to build off of.

Report: NFL shows Vilma affidavit from Williams about bounty

Posted Sept. 17, 2012 @ 6:25 p.m. ET
Roger Goodell showed Saints LB Jonathan Vilma a sworn affidavit from Gregg Williams that Vilma put a bounty on Brett Favre.

Saints drop to 0-2 after 35-27 loss to Panthers

Posted Sept. 16, 2012 @ 4:49 p.m. ET
Cam Newton threw for 253 yards and ran for a career-high 71 yards as the Panthers defeated New Orleans 35-27.

Saints' Spagnuolo searching for answers to defensive woes

Posted Sept. 15, 2012 @ 2:31 p.m. ET
First-year Saints coordinator Steve Spagnuolo is already under fire after his defense’s poor showing in the season opener.

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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