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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

What's Roethlisberger's future in Pittsburgh?

Posted April 21, 2010 @ 3:55 p.m. ET
With the questions about how the NFL would discipline Ben Roethlisberger having been cleared up, it's time now to ponder his future in Pittsburgh.

NFL suspends Roethlisberger for six games

Posted April 21, 2010 @ 1:56 p.m. ET
The NFL has suspended Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger for the first six games of the 2010 season for violating its personal-conduct policy, the league announced Wednesday.

Report: Steelers acquire Leftwich

Posted April 20, 2010 @ 5:38 p.m. ET
The Steelers acquired Buccaneers QB Byron Leftwich for a 2010 seventh-round pick on Tuesday, ESPN.com reported.

Steelers P Sepulveda signs tender

Posted April 19, 2010 @ 5:03 p.m. ET
Steelers RFA P Daniel Sepulveda signed Pittsburgh's one-year tender offer on Monday, the club announced.

Goodell: No set 'timetable' for Roethlisberger decision

Posted April 19, 2010 @ 11:32 a.m. ET
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said Monday that there was no set schedule for when he would announce a decision on discipline for Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger.

Files in Roethlisberger investigation made public

Posted April 16, 2010 @ 9:47 p.m. ET
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation made public files related to its investigation of a sexual-assault allegation against Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger on Thursday. Roethlisberger was not criminally charged in connection with the alleged assault.

Steelers re-sign Colon, two other RFAs

Posted April 16, 2010 @ 1:57 p.m. ET
The Steelers re-signed three restricted free agents — ORT Willie Colon, CB William Gay and TE Matt Spaeth — to one-year contracts on Friday.

Steelers 'prepared to take disciplinary action' against Roethlisberger

Posted April 15, 2010 @ 2:48 p.m. ET
The Steelers are "prepared to take disciplinary action" against QB Ben Roethlisberger in the wake of him being investigated and ultimately cleared by Georgia authorities of criminal charges in connection with an alleged sexual assault in March, team president Art ...

Rooney to provide Roethlisberger update

Posted April 15, 2010 @ 12:42 p.m. ET
Steelers president Art Rooney II will hold a news conference to "provide an update on the Ben Roethlisberger matter" at 2:30 p.m. ET Thursday, the club announced.

If Roethlisberger available, who'd be interested?

Posted April 15, 2010 @ 11:10 a.m. ET
If the Steelers are willing to deal QB Ben Roethlisberger, which teams would be interested? PFW's Mike Wilkening takes a closer look.

Goodell will rule on Roethlisberger soon

Posted April 15, 2010 @ 1:38 a.m. ET
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell says he'll make a ruling soon on whether or not to punish Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger for his off-field legal problems.

Steelers PK Reed signs franchise tender

Posted April 13, 2010 @ 8:22 p.m. ET
Steelers PK Jeff Reed signed his one-year, $2.814 million tender on Tuesday. The Steelers designated him their franchise player in February.

Charges dismissed against Steelers PK Reed

Posted April 12, 2010 @ 8:12 p.m. ET
Disorderly conduct and public drunkenness charges were dismissed against Steelers PK Jeff Reed on Monday, according to multiple published reports.

Roethlisberger makes first public comments

Posted April 12, 2010 @ 7:26 p.m. ET
In his first public comments since Ocmulgee (Ga.) Judicial Circuit district attorney Fred Bright announced charges would not be brought against him in connection with a sexual assault allegation levied in March, Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger said Monday he was ...

Focus turns to whether NFL, Steelers will discipline Roethlisberger

Posted April 12, 2010 @ 4:51 p.m. ET
Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger will not be charged in connection with an alleged sexual assault, Ocmulgee (Ga.) Judicial Circuit district attorney Fred Bright announced Monday. However, whether Roethlisberger will face NFL and/or team discipline remains to be seen.

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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