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Sam Bradford

30-Year-Old Quarterback – Minnesota Vikings

2017 Pass/Rush Stats

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382

TD

3

INT

0

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-3

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0

2017 Pass/Rush Projections

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2017 Fantasy Football Outlook

Bradford thrived as a game manager last year after the Vikings surprisingly traded for him just before the season began when Teddy Bridgewater blew up his knee. Bradford set an NFL record for completi...

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2017 ADP:  190.58

Rank (Overall): Hidden

Rank (QB): Hidden

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Bye Week:  9

STATUS:  OUT  (IR)     INJURY:  Knee
HT: 6' 4"   WT: 224   DOB: 11/8/1987
College: Oklahoma  DRAFTED: 1st Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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Sam Bradford Contract Information:

Signed a two-year, $36 million contract with the Eagles in March of 2016. Traded to the Vikings in September of 2016.

November 8, 2017  –  Sam Bradford News

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The Vikings placed Bradford (knee) on injured reserve Wednesday.

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Sam Bradford NFL Stats
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  Passing Pass Distance Big Pass Games Rushing Fumbles
Year Age Team G Comp Att Pct Yards TD INT YPA 20+ 40+ 300+ 350+ 400+ Att Yards Avg TD Tot Lost
2009 21 CFB 3 39 69 56.5% 562 2 0 8.1 - - - - - 4 -18 -4.5 0 - -
2010 22 STL 16 354 590 60.0% 3512 18 15 6.0 29 4 1 0 0 27 63 2.3 1 7 2
2011 23 STL 10 191 357 53.5% 2164 6 6 6.1 25 3 2 0 0 18 26 1.4 0 10 7
2012 24 STL 16 328 551 59.5% 3702 21 13 6.7 41 8 3 1 0 37 127 3.4 1 7 1
2013 25 STL 7 159 262 60.7% 1687 14 4 6.4 19 3 1 1 0 15 31 2.1 0 3 1
2015 27 PHI 14 346 532 65.0% 3725 19 14 7.0 46 13 5 2 0 26 39 1.5 0 10 3
2016 28 MIN 15 395 552 71.6% 3877 20 5 7.0 49 8 2 1 0 20 53 2.7 0 10 5
2017 29 MIN 2 32 43 74.4% 382 3 0 8.9 8 1 1 0 0 2 -3 -1.5 0 0 0
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Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Sam Bradford Fantasy/Red Zone Stats
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  Fantasy Points Per Game Passing Stats Red Zone Passes Red Zone Runs
Year Age Team G Standard PPR 0.5 PPR Rating Yds/G TD% INT% Sacks In20 In10 In5 In20 In10 In5
2009 21 CFB 3 9.6 9.6 9.6 92.8 187 2.9 0.0 - - - - - - -
2010 22 STL 16 14.0 14.0 14.0 76.5 220 3.1 2.5 34 69 1 1 1 1 1
2011 23 STL 10 11.3 11.3 11.3 70.5 216 1.7 1.7 36 36 13 6 1 0 0
2012 24 STL 16 15.7 15.7 15.7 82.6 231 3.8 2.4 35 66 26 15 4 2 1
2013 25 STL 7 18.1 18.1 18.1 90.9 241 5.3 1.5 15 41 21 16 1 1 0
2015 27 PHI 14 16.4 16.4 16.4 86.4 266 3.6 2.6 28 55 19 6 0 0 0
2016 28 MIN 15 16.1 16.1 16.1 99.3 258 3.6 0.9 37 77 32 18 2 0 0
2017 29 MIN 2 13.5 13.5 13.5 124.4 191 7.0 0.0 5 10 5 1 2 0 0
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Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Sam Bradford – Playing Time Overview

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#4 Quarterback

Snap Count Stats

91

Offensive Snaps in 2017

Sam Bradford was on the field for 91 of his team's snaps on offense in 2017.

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Special Teams Snaps in 2017

Sam Bradford was on the field for 0 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2017.

Year Off ST
2015 987 0
2016 979 0
2017 91 0
Sam Bradford 2017 Game Log
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  Snap Count Passing Pass Distance Rushing Fumbles Red Zone Passes Red Zone Runs
Week Opp Off ST Comp Att Pct Yards TD INT YPA 20+ 40+ Att Yards Avg TD Tot Lost In20 In10 In5 In20 In10 In5
1 NO 65 0 27 32 84.4% 346 3 0 10.8 8 1 2 -3 -1.5 0 0 0 9 5 1 2 0 0
2 @Pit
3 TB
4 Det
5 @Chi 26 0 5 11 45.5% 36 0 0 3.3 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
6 GB
7 Bal
8 @Cle
9 BYE Bye Week
10 @Was
11 LAR
12 @Det
13 @Atl
14 @Car
15 Cin
16 @GB
17 Chi

A blank stat line is used above whenever a player was not on the field for any plays in the game that week.

Measurables Overview for Sam Bradford  (View College Stats & News)
As Compared To Other Quarterbacks
Height:   6' 4"
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Weight:   224 lbs
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40-Yard Dash
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Cone Drill
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Arm Length:   34.38 in
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Hand Length:   9.50 in
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Vertical Jump
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Bench Press
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Minnesota Vikings Team Injury Report
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Tashawn Bower  Inact
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RB
Mack Brown  Inact
WR
Stacey Coley  Inact
OT
Aviante Collins  Inact
RB
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DT
Jaleel Johnson  Inact
OT
Mike Remmers  Inact
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Kyle Sloter  Inact

Sam Bradford: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

The Vikings are expected to place Bradford (knee) on season-ending injured reserve Wednesday, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports. Bradford underwent arthroscopic surgery on his left knee Tuesday.

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Bradford had surgery on his left knee Tuesday performed by Dr. James Andrews, who "cleaned up" the knee in hopes of easing pain and discomfort, Chris Mortensen of ESPN reports.

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Bradford will visit Dr. James Andrews on Tuesday for a second opinion on his injured left knee, Tom Pelissero of NFL.com reports.

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Vikings general manager Rick Spielman told SiriusXM NFL Radio on Wednesday that Bradford (knee) is "getting healthier and has made some progress this week," but the team has yet to issue a definitive timetable for the quarterback's return.

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Bradford (knee) has been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Browns.

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Bradford (knee) didn't take part in practice Thursday, Ben Goessling of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.

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Bradford (knee) wasn't present for the Vikings' practice Wednesday, Courtney Cronin of ESPN.com reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2017

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2016

On the surface, Bradford's first year in Philadelphia wasn't so bad. He set career highs in completion percentage, passing yards and YPA, and did so despite missing two games with a shoulder injury. The Eagles' offense struggled, however, scoring nearly 100 points fewer than they did in 2014, and even if coach Chip Kelly took the fall for that disappointing performance, Bradford also received his share of the blame. The organization signed him to a big two-year contract extension in the off-season, but then promptly made his future in Philly clear by trading up to select Carson Wentz with the second overall pick, relegating Bradford to the role of mentor and stopgap. When he has a clean pocket and can get into a rhythm, Bradford has the quick release and field vision to march a team down the field, but his arm strength is average at best after multiple injuries, and he's prone to bad decisions when pressured. The Eagles want him to stick around at least for 2016, as Wentz's small-school background might leave him ill-prepared to face an NFL defense in Week 1.

2015

Bradford was traded to the Eagles in March, sending his stock higher than ever. Talent wasn't the issue in St. Louis: injuries and team context held him back. Bradford is coming off back-to-back left ACL tears, which cost him 25 games the last two seasons. In five years, Bradford has played just 49 of 80 games. He likely will be rusty this season — when he takes the field for the season opener it will have been more than 23 months since he last played a regular-season game. Although he has an unimpressive 6.29 career YPA (no more than 6.72 in any season), Bradford likely will find improved efficiency in a fast-paced Philadelphia offense that finished second in points and fourth in scrimmage yards last season. The Eagles have a deep and talented backfield, with DeMarco Murray and Ryan Mathews joining the dynamic Darren Sproles, to keep defenses honest. More important, Jordan Matthews and first-round pick Nelson Agholor figure to be a major upgrade from any wideout duo Bradford ever had in St. Louis. Veterans Miles Austin and Riley Cooper add depth and experience (albeit with limited explosiveness). Bradford, who is expected to practice this summer without restrictions, might be a risky fantasy pick, but he easily has the highest ceiling of his career.

2014

Bradford's 2014 season was cut short by another torn left ACL, which paves the way for Shaun Hill to take over as the Rams' starting QB.

2013

When Bradford posted 3,512 yards and 18 touchdowns as a rookie in 2010, many believed the next great fantasy quarterback was upon us. In the past two seasons, though, Bradford hasn't been able to complete 60 percent of his passes. There were many signs of improvement last year, however, including career-highs in YPA (6.7), touchdowns (21) and yards (3,702). Although the Rams let go of running back Steven Jackson, Bradford will actually have a better supporting cast in 2013 than ever before. St. Louis made it a priority to upgrade its offense in the offseason, adding tight end Jared Cook in free agency and drafting college teammates Tavon Austin and Stedman Bailey to play wide receiver. The Rams also signed offensive tackle Jake Long – a move that could actually be more valuable to Bradford than the acquisitions of the skill players.

2012

For Bradford, 2012 needs to be the year he breaks out. It takes a leap of faith to expect it to happen, but he just seems too talented to fail. Moreover, the Rams have finally given him some talent at wideout. Second-round pick Brian Quick is a big (6-3, 220) target with a huge wingspan, and fourth-round pick Chris Givens is a field stretcher who should at least have the effect of a poor man’s Torrey Smith. In addition, second-round running back Isaiah Pead will give Bradford a dangerous home-run threat in the backfield that’s bound to make some plays on screen passes. Bradford could make an Alex Smith-like jump in 2012 after averaging just six yards per pass and throwing 24 touchdowns and 21 interceptions in his first 26 NFL games.

2011

Considering he missed most of his final collegiate season in 2009 at Oklahoma with a shoulder injury, Bradford’s rookie year was promising. In addition to having his team in the hunt for a (weak as the NFC West might be) division title, Bradford threw more touchdowns (18) than interceptions (15) and completed 60 percent of his passes. As a smart player with a quick release and rare accuracy, Bradford only figures to improve. The additions of offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels, tight end Lance Kendricks (second round) and wideouts Austin Pettis (third round) and Greg Salas (fourth round) are all helpful, too.

2010

The Rams seem committed to throwing Bradford into the fire. If Bradford does have to throw a lot, as Matthew Stafford did in ‘09, the results will not be pretty nor productive for your fantasy squad — especially if your league subtracts for picks. Bradford also has some injury risk as he was beaten up last year at Oklahoma. Any No. 1 overall pick with the level of production Bradford achieved in college is worthy of keeper league consideration. But beyond that, avoid.