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Bruce Gradkowski

Bruce Gradkowski - #5 - QB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 1"/ 220 lbs.
Birthday 01/27/1983
Birthplace Pittsburgh, PA
College Toledo
Years played 8
Drafted 2006, 6th round, 25th pick by Buccaneers

Chargers sign RB Summers

Posted Feb. 17, 2011 @ 10 a.m. ET
The Chargers signed RB Frank Summers, who ended his season on the Steelers' practice squad.

Report: Steelers will tag Woodley

Posted Feb. 15, 2011 @ 7:25 p.m. ET
As expected, the Steelers will place a franchise tag on LOLB LaMarr Woodley, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.

Report: LeBeau to sign one-year deal

Posted Feb. 15, 2011 @ 3:32 p.m. ET
Longtime defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau will remain in Pittsburgh and sign a one-year deal, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

Harrison to have surgery on lower back

Posted Feb. 14, 2011 @ 4:55 p.m. ET
Steelers OLB James Harrison was scheduled to have surgery on his lower back on Monday.

AFC North 2010 season-in-review team reports

Posted Feb. 14, 2011 @ 9:28 a.m. ET
Troy Polamalu was a big-play maker for the Steelers' No. 2-ranked defense, and his strong play helped Pittsburgh reach the Super Bowl for the third time in six years.

Horton's communication skills will be tested in Arizona

Posted Feb. 10, 2011 @ 2:11 p.m. ET
To succeed as the Cardinals' new D-coordinator, Ray Horton will have to get through to many defenders who underachieved in 2010.

Steelers have a few areas of need

Posted Feb. 10, 2011 @ 11:56 a.m. ET
The Steelers' last two trips to the Super Bowl were followed by playoff misses in 2006 and '09. Here's a look at where they stand as they try to avoid a similar fate.

Top 10 stories of 2010 season

Posted Feb. 10, 2011 @ 8 a.m. ET
As players, owners and fans enter an offseason filled with uncertainty, Pro Football Weekly takes a look back at the 10 stories that shaped the 2010 season, both on the field and off.

One displaced fan's Super Bowl nightmare

Posted Feb. 09, 2011 @ 4:22 p.m. ET
Sheryl Cerkleski thought she was taking her cancer-free brothers to the Super Bowl as part of a dream weekend. Once they arrived at Cowboys Stadium, it became a nightmare.

Fans suing over Super Bowl ticket incident

Posted Feb. 09, 2011 @ 12:33 p.m. ET
A lawsuit has been filed over the Super Bowl XLV ticket incident in Dallas.

Report: Steelers WRs Ward, Sanders to undergo surgery

Posted Feb. 09, 2011 @ 11:57 a.m. ET
Steelers WRs Hines Ward and Emmanuel Sanders will undergo surgery following their Super Bowl loss to the Packers.

Insider: Steelers erred in testing Packers CB Williams

Posted Feb. 09, 2011 @ 11:57 a.m. ET
An NFL insider says he was surprised the Steelers elected to throw at Packers CB Tramon Williams on the failed fourth-down play late in Super Bowl XLV.

NFL offers second option to displaced Super Bowl ticket holders

Posted Feb. 08, 2011 @ 6:44 p.m. ET
The NFL released a statement on Tuesday with commissioner Roger Goodell's two options for the approximately 400 fans that did not get to watch Super Bowl XLV from their purchased seat at Cowboys Stadium.

A writer's guide to Super Bowl XLV

Posted Feb. 07, 2011 @ 8:45 p.m. ET
Tom Danyluk offers up a writer's guide to the Super Bowl experience, on an 800-word budget.

Super Bowl XLV sets all-time ratings record

Posted Feb. 07, 2011 @ 4:03 p.m. ET
Super Bowl Sunday is always the biggest night of the year for the TV network airing the game, and last night was no exception for FOX.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted March 13, 2013
Gradkowski is coming home. The Pittsburgh Steelers and the free agent quarterback have agreed to a three-year deal that will likely make Gradkowski the primary backup behind starter Ben Roethlisberger. Gradkowski's agent Rick Smith confirmed the deal through his twitter account Wednesday.||||||| The 30-year-old Gradkowski is 6-14 in his career as a starter with Oakland, Cleveland and Tampa Bay. He spent the 2011-12 seasons with the Cincinnati Bengals, appearing in five games.
Posted July 27, 2011
The Bengals have reached an agreement with Gradkowski, who knows Cincinnati's new offensive system and will help develop rookie Andy Dalton.||||||| The 28-year-old quarterback was in Tampa from 2008-09 with Jay Gruden, who was hired as the Bengals' offensive coordinator in February. The Bengals drafted Dalton in the second round in April, but he's been unable to learn Gruden's system from the coaches because of the NFL lockout.
Posted Dec. 02, 2010
The Oakland Raiders have signed backup quarterback J.T. O'Sullivan after placing Gradkowski on season-ending injury reserve.||||||| The move Thursday comes a day after Gradkowski expressed hope that he could return from his second shoulder injury before the end of the season. But Coach Tom Cable says it is unlikely Gradkowski would have been able to return before then.
Posted Nov. 29, 2010
The Oakland Raiders have placed Gradkowski on season-ending injury reserve.||||||| The move Thursday comes a day after Gradkowski expressed hope that he could return from his second shoulder injury before the end of the season. But Coach Tom Cable says it is unlikely Gradkowski would have been able to return before then.
Posted Oct. 14, 2010
Gradkowski missed practice for a second straight day with an injured shoulder Thursday.||||||| Gradkowski was knocked out last week after taking a hard hit on his shoulder from San Diego's Shaun Phillips. Coach Tom Cable said Thursday that unless Gradkowski was able to practice Friday he will not play against the Niners this week.

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