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Pittsburgh Steelers


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

Steelers release 15 players

Posted Aug. 27, 2012 @ 9:40 a.m. ET
The Steelers announced that they have released 15 players Monday to get down to the 75-man roster limit.

Wallace's return would reunite 'two-headed monster'

Posted Aug. 26, 2012 @ 1:38 p.m. ET
Steelers WR Mike Wallace's return not only would help fellow WR Antonio Brown but the club's overall offense.

Steelers first-round pick DeCastro carted off field

Posted Aug. 25, 2012 @ 9:07 p.m. ET
Rookie OG David DeCastro was carted off the field after hurting his right knee early into Pittsburgh's game against the Bills on Saturday night.

Everest: 'Professional differences' reason Steelers fired him

Posted Aug. 24, 2012 @ 11:38 a.m. ET
Former Steelers special-teams coach Al Everest told PFW Friday morning that he was let go because of "professional differences" with the club.

Report: Steelers part ways with special-teams coach Everest

Posted Aug. 23, 2012 @ 4:40 p.m. ET
The Steelers parted ways with special-teams coach Al Everest, according to Fox Sports’ Jay Glazer.

Report: Steelers WR Wallace to report, sign tender

Posted Aug. 21, 2012 @ 1:40 p.m. ET
WR Mike Wallace will report to the Steelers over the weekend and sign his one-year tender, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

Report: Steelers waive Clay with settlement

Posted Aug. 21, 2012 @ 10:18 a.m. ET
The Steelers have waived RB John Clay with an injury settlement, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported Tuesday.

Colts lose three to injury vs. Steelers

Posted Aug. 19, 2012 @ 9:26 p.m. ET
Three Colts players — DL Cory Redding, OLB Robert Mathis and WR Austin Collie — left Sunday night's game at Pittsburgh with injuries.

Rodgers-Cromartie fined $21K for hit on Leftwich

Posted Aug. 17, 2012 @ 4:05 p.m. ET
Eagles CB Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie has been fined $21,000 for his unnecessary-roughness penalty committed last Thursday against the Steelers.

Steelers activate Mendenhall, Hampton from PUP

Posted Aug. 17, 2012 @ 1:33 p.m. ET
The Steelers have started the clock on NT Casey Hampton and RB Rashard Mendenhall, activating them from the PUP list.

Steelers OLB Harrison undergoes knee scope

Posted Aug. 15, 2012 @ 3:53 p.m. ET
Steelers LB James Harrison underwent a knee scope on Wednesday morning, according to Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

Falcons among narrow Week One favorites

Posted Aug. 14, 2012 @ 2:34 p.m. ET
PFW's Mike Wilkening offers his take on four Week One games where linemakers have separated a pair of teams by less than three points.

Report: Steelers OLT Starks activated from PUP

Posted Aug. 14, 2012 @ 9:36 a.m. ET
Steelers OLT Max Starks has been removed from the PUP list, the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reported Tuesday.

Steelers sign TE Peelle

Posted Aug. 13, 2012 @ 8:27 p.m. ET
The Steelers announced Monday that they have signed veteran free-agent TE Justin Peelle to a one-year deal.

DeCastro's Steelers debut solid, Adams struggles

Posted Aug. 10, 2012 @ 3:09 p.m. ET
Steelers ORG David DeCastro played well in his professional debut, and OLT Mike Adams struggled and got hurt, but both showed promise.

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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