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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

Campbell to start in Week Nine for Raiders

Posted Nov. 04, 2010 @ 7:33 p.m. ET
Raiders head coach Tom Cable has announced that QB Jason Campbell will start on Sunday, as Bruce Gradkowski is still out with a shoulder injury.

Campbell could be one win away from re-taking top spot on depth chart

Posted Nov. 01, 2010 @ 6:49 p.m. ET
Raiders head coach Tom Cable said Bruce Gradkowski is still his No. 1 quarterback on Sunday, even though Jason Campbell has been playing much better.

Inconsistency at quarterback plagues Raiders

Posted Oct. 23, 2010 @ 9:57 p.m. ET
Inconsistent play and personnel at the QB position, which have been issues for the team for several seasons, loom large once again.

Raiders QB Campbell will be game-time decision

Posted Oct. 22, 2010 @ 7:48 p.m. ET
Raiders QB Jason Campbell's status for Sunday's game against the Broncos will be decided just before game time, head coach Tom Cable said on Friday.

Raiders’ offense tanks with Campbell under center

Posted Oct. 19, 2010 @ 1:39 a.m. ET
Jason Campbell could be facing a demotion in favor of Kyle Boller after his latest performance.

Report: Raiders QB Campbell will undergo MRI

Posted Oct. 18, 2010 @ 1:48 p.m. ET
Raiders QB Jason Campbell suffered a knee injury in the first half of Sunday's Week Six loss to the 49ers. CSNBayArea.com is reporting Campbell will undergo an MRI exam on Monday.

Raiders to start QB Campbell in Week Six

Posted Oct. 15, 2010 @ 4:59 p.m. ET
The Raiders have announced that Jason Campbell will be their starting QB on Sunday, as the veteran fills in for the injured Bruce Gradkowski.

Foster returns from benching to score twice in Texans win

Posted Oct. 03, 2010 @ 7:12 p.m. ET
Arian Foster returned from an early game benching to score on a 74-yard run and an 10-yard catch in the second half to lead the Houston Texans to a 31-24 victory over the Oakland Raiders on Sunday.

Raiders’ Gradkowski can extinguish controversies

Posted Sept. 25, 2010 @ 8:30 p.m. ET
He wasn't even allowed to compete for the job in training camp and the preseason, but, for a second straight season, the Raiders have turned to QB Bruce Gradkowski to be their starter.

Report: Gradkowski, not Campbell, to start for Raiders

Posted Sept. 22, 2010 @ 3:07 p.m. ET
NFL Network's Jason LaCanfora is reporting that the Raiders have named Bruce Gradkowski the team's starter for Sunday against the Cardinals in Arizona, over Jason Campbell.

Cable not ready to announce Week Three starter at QB

Posted Sept. 20, 2010 @ 7:26 p.m. ET
Raiders head coach Tom Cable is not ready to jump on the Monday bandwagon of announcing a QB change, but he said he has a good idea of who will start in Week Three.

Gradkowski replaces Campbell, leads Raiders to comeback victory

Posted Sept. 19, 2010 @ 7:21 p.m. ET
Bruce Gradkowski replaced an ineffective Jason Campbell after halftime and led the Raiders to three scoring drives and a 16-14 victory over the St. Louis Rams in the home opener on Sunday.

Raiders start second half with Gradkowski at QB

Posted Sept. 19, 2010 @ 5:50 p.m. ET
The Raiders began the second half of their game against the Rams with backup QB Bruce Gradkowski under center.

Report: Cardinals shopping Leinart

Posted Sept. 01, 2010 @ 11:23 a.m. ET
In what has turned into a very public quarterback battle in Arizona, reports indicate that the Cardinals are now talking with teams about trading QB Matt Leinart.

Injuries more significant than thought for Raiders' Campbell, Bush

Posted Aug. 29, 2010 @ 9:37 p.m. ET
Head coach Tom Cable said Sunday that QB Jason Campbell's injury is more significant than a stinger, and RB Michael Bush will have a surgical procedure on his left thumb.

Where does Maroney stand with Patriots?

Posted Aug. 29, 2010 @ 9:34 a.m. ET
A shortage of touches in the preseason for Patriots RB Laurence Maroney has observers wondering about his status with the team, according to "AFC Whispers."

Raiders QB Frye out for the season

Posted Aug. 20, 2010 @ 11:09 a.m. ET
Raiders QB Charlie Frye will miss the 2010 season after undergoing surgery to repair a ligament in his wrist.

Raiders’ Campbell a lock to start

Posted May 07, 2010 @ 10:32 p.m. ET
It was a near lock that Jason Campbell would open the season as the Raiders' starting quarterback even before the release of JaMarcus Russell, and it's even more certain now that Russell has been sent packing.

Trade or draft could scramble Raiders' QB picture

Posted April 08, 2010 @ 12:12 p.m. ET
The Raiders are in the market for a quarterback, but until a move is made, the competition between Bruce Gradkowski and JaMarcus Russell to become the starting signalcaller will continue.

Raiders QBs Gradkowski, Frye sign tenders

Posted March 15, 2010 @ 2:57 p.m. ET
The Raiders' voluntary offseason workout program began Monday, and two of the team's quarterbacks were in attendance after signing their restricted free-agent tenders.

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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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