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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

Report: Cardinals pursue Butler for defensive coordinator job

Posted Feb. 07, 2011 @ 1:14 p.m. ET
The Cardinals are pursuing Steelers linebackers coach Keith Butler to be their new defensive coordinator, according to NFL Network's Jason La Canfora.

Goodell: Super Bowl XLV most-watched TV show ever

Posted Feb. 07, 2011 @ 11:13 a.m. ET
In Monday morning's press conference, commissioner Roger Goodell said that preliminary overnight numbers say that Sunday's Super Bowl was the most-watched TV show ever.

Packers were toughest when things got rough

Posted Feb. 07, 2011 @ 2:07 a.m. ET
As in the regular season, Green Bay proved it was worthy of winning it all by fighting through some serious adversity in Super Bowl XLV.

Super Bowl records set or tied

Posted Feb. 07, 2011 @ 12:55 a.m. ET
Here is a list of Super Bowl records set or tied in Super Bowl XLV — team and individual — plus other historical information.

Packers hold off Steelers 31-25 in Super Bowl

Posted Feb. 06, 2011 @ 10:20 p.m. ET
Aaron Rodgers threw three TD passes and Nick Collins returned an INT for another score, leading Green Bay to a 31-25 win over Pittsburgh.

Steelers WR Sanders sidelined with foot injury

Posted Feb. 06, 2011 @ 9:06 p.m. ET
Steelers WR Emmanuel Sanders was declared out of the second half of Super Bowl XLV after injuring his foot in the second quarter.

Displaced Super Bowl ticket holders get in stadium

Posted Feb. 06, 2011 @ 8:23 p.m. ET
The fans who were not allowed to sit in some of the Cowboys Stadium temporary seats after a fire marshal failed to approve them have been brought into the stadium, according to the NFL.

Zombo to start in place of injured Walden

Posted Feb. 06, 2011 @ 5:05 p.m. ET
Packers OLB Frank Zombo will start in place of injured LB Erik Walden, who was made inactive for Super Bowl XLV.

Oddsmakers: Bettors favoring Packers to cover

Posted Feb. 06, 2011 @ 2:14 p.m. ET
As Super Bowl XLV nears, the pointspread is holding steady in Nevada, with the Packers a consensus 2½-point favorite against the Steelers. More money is being bet on Green Bay to cover, oddsmakers tell PFW, but money-line bets are ...

Five keys to Super Bowl XLV

Posted Feb. 06, 2011 @ 8 a.m. ET
With the kickoff for Super Bowl XLV set for 6:30 p.m. ET, we examine five keys to the outcome of the game.

Super Bowl XLV matchup tidbits

Posted Feb. 06, 2011 @ 2:27 a.m. ET
Here's a roundup of interesting facts and figures for Super Bowl XLV, focusing on statistical comparisons.

Getting to know … Steelers PK Shaun Suisham

Posted Feb. 05, 2011 @ 8:18 p.m. ET
Shaun Suisham went from being unemployed to making clutch field goals for the Steelers this season.

Pouncey placed on I.R. before Steelers' final workout

Posted Feb. 05, 2011 @ 4:56 p.m. ET
A day before they play in Super Bowl XLV, the Steelers placed C Maurkice Pouncey on I.R. and signed OL Dorian Brooks from their practice squad.

Getting to know ... Packers RB James Starks

Posted Feb. 05, 2011 @ 3:54 p.m. ET
James Starks loves to watch the running styles of some great backs through history, and he thinks one day he can reach their level.

The hot team, or the tempered one?

Posted Feb. 05, 2011 @ 3:23 p.m. ET
Tom Danyluk wonders if the Packers can keep up their late-season surge against the Steelers as he offers his prediction on Super Bowl XLV.

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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