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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

Patriots-Steelers matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Nov. 12, 2010 @ 2:06 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in the Week 10 game between the Patriots and Steelers: Steelers WR Mike Wallace vs. Patriots CBs Devin McCourty and Kyle Arrington

Patriots-Steelers matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Nov. 11, 2010 @ 4:19 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in the Week 10 game between the Patriots and Steelers: Patriots QB Tom Brady vs. Steelers SS Troy Polamalu

Patriots-Steelers matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Nov. 10, 2010 @ 6:16 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in the Week 10 game between the Patriots and Steelers: Patriots offensive line vs. Steelers linebackers

Steelers place OT Starks on injured reserve

Posted Nov. 10, 2010 @ 9:58 a.m. ET
The Steelers have placed OT Max Starks on injured reserve, ending his season. Starks suffered a disc injury in his neck during the Monday-night win over the Bengals. He will undergo surgery, but the team expects him to recover in ...

AFC North midseason reports

Posted Nov. 10, 2010 @ 9:08 a.m. ET
Rookie C Maurkice Pouncey has been the biggest surprise on a surprising Steelers team, as you'll learn in reading our midseason reports on the AFC North teams.

Report: Steelers OLT Starks could be done for season

Posted Nov. 09, 2010 @ 8:02 p.m. ET
According to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Steelers starting OLT Max Starks has a serious neck injury and consulted with doctors late Tuesday to determine if surgery is required.

Tomlin not surprised by Browns' recent success

Posted Nov. 09, 2010 @ 7:23 p.m. ET
Asked at his Tuesday press conference why the Browns were able to put together as impressive a performance as they did in their 34-14 victory vs. New England on Sunday, Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin said Cleveland's recent success ...

Patriots-Steelers matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Nov. 09, 2010 @ 6:14 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in the Week 10 game between the Patriots and Steelers:

They said it: Patriots Tuesday edition

Posted Nov. 09, 2010 @ 4:31 p.m. ET
Patriots head coach Bill Belichick and director of player personnel Nick Caserio discussed Sunday night's upcoming game against the Steelers in Tuesday's conference call. All quotes are taken from transcripts provided by the Patriots.

Steelers preserve 27-21 win over Bengals

Posted Nov. 09, 2010 @ 12:14 a.m. ET
Mike Wallace caught a 39-yard TD pass from Antwaan Randle El off a trick play Monday night, and  Pittsburgh turned a fumble, a blocked punt and an interception into points before barely holding on for a 27-21 victory over Cincinnati.

Monday-night inactives

Posted Nov. 08, 2010 @ 7:15 p.m. ET
The Steelers and Bengals have announced their inactives for Monday night's game.

Goodell: Active players will not help decide fines

Posted Nov. 08, 2010 @ 3:51 p.m. ET
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said Monday that active NFL players won't be deciding punishment for flagrant hits that merit fines.

Midseason headliners — for better or worse

Posted Nov. 08, 2010 @ 4:28 a.m. ET
Josh Freeman's ability to stage fourth-quarter comebacks helps explain why the Buccaneers are PFW's choice as the most surprising team at the halfway point. Read on to discover our picks for best team, most disappointing team, league MVP ...

Saturday injury report for Steelers-Bengals

Posted Nov. 06, 2010 @ 11:26 p.m. ET
Here is the injury report for the Week Nine Monday-night game, Pittsburgh at Cincinnati, showing the status of each injured player and to what degree each participated in his team's practices.

Miller's numbers down, but role with Steelers still significant

Posted Nov. 05, 2010 @ 9:31 p.m. ET
Steelers TE Heath Miller's pass-catching production may be down, but he's still having a positive impact on the offense, the way we hear it.

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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