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Mon, 18 Apr 2016 13:16:58 -0700
Free-agent QB Bruce Gradkowski (Steelers) is still an option for the Pittsburgh Steelers, but the team wants to see him throw before they sign him. Gradkowski missed the entire 2015 season because of a shoulder injury.
Tue, 25 Aug 2015 20:26:39 -0700
Updating a previous report, the Pittsburgh Steelers placed QB Bruce Gradkowski (finger) on the reserve/injured list Tuesday, Aug. 25, ending his 2015 season. The team signed QB Michael Vick to work as the backup to QB Ben Roethlisberger.
Tue, 25 Aug 2015 16:40:42 -0700
Updating a previous report, free-agent QB Michael Vick (Jets) signed a one-year deal with the Pittsburgh Steelers Tuesday, Aug. 25. Financial terms were not disclosed. QB Bruce Gradkowski (finger) was placed on the Reserve/Injured list.
Fantasy Tip: This is Ben Roethlisberger's offense, there's no questioning that. If Roethlisberger is injured at some point, however, Vick could make for a nice fill-in if he is able to pass Landry Jones on the depth chart.
Tue, 25 Aug 2015 09:42:20 -0700
Pittsburgh Steelers backup QB Bruce Gradkowski (finger) suffered a dislocated finger on his left hand during the team's preseason game against the Green Bay Packers last weekend, according to a source. He will have surgery on the finger Tuesday, Aug. 25, and is expected to miss three to four weeks. QB Landry Jones is the only other quarterback currently on the roster.
Sun, 23 Aug 2015 11:31:06 -0700
Pittsburgh Steelers QB Bruce Gradkowski (finger) suffered a finger injury during the third preseason game Sunday, Aug. 23, and is questionable to return.
Sun, 16 Aug 2015 11:40:34 -0700
Pittsburgh Steelers QB Bruce Gradkowski (shoulder) will be activated from the Physically Unable to Perform list and will participate in practice Sunday, Aug. 16.
Wed, 05 Aug 2015 10:08:50 -0700
Pittsburgh Steelers QB Bruce Gradkowski (shoulder) will start throwing on the side at some point this week. Gradkowski is currently on the Physically Unable to Perform list.
Tue, 04 Aug 2015 10:48:22 -0700
Pittsburgh Steelers QB Landry Jones had another excellent practice Monday, Aug. 3, and it looks like he'll start against the Minnesota Vikings Sunday, Aug. 9, with QB Ben Roethlisberger sitting out. Jones hasn't dressed for a game since he was drafted by the Steelers in 2013. QB Bruce Gradkowski (arm) continues to sit out with "arm fatigue."
Mon, 27 Jul 2015 14:06:02 -0700
Pittsburgh Steelers QB Bruce Gradkowski (shoulder), OT Mike X. Adams (back), CB Senquez Golson (shoulder), DL Shawn Lemon (Achilles') and C Maurkice Pouncey (foot) were placed on the Physically Unable to Perform list Saturday, July 25.
Sun, 26 Jul 2015 06:34:41 -0700
Pittsburgh Steelers QB Bruce Gradkowski (shoulder) was placed on the Physically Unable to Perform list Saturday, July 25.
Fri, 09 Aug 2013 11:15:26 -0700
The Pittsburgh Steelers plan to use QBs Bruce Gradkowski in the first quarter of the preseason opener against the New York Giants, replacing QB Ben Roethlisberger. QB John Parker Wilson will also see time, as will QB Landry Jones. Jones has reportedly struggled in his first two weeks of training camp.
Wed, 13 Mar 2013 07:37:54 -0700
The Pittsburgh Steelers have agreed to terms with free-agent QB Bruce Gradkowski (Bengals) on a three-year deal. Financial terms were not disclosed.
Tue, 12 Mar 2013 15:02:10 -0700
The Pittsburgh Steelers will host free-agent QB Bruce Gradkowski (Bengals) for a visit Wednesday, March 13.
Wed, 06 Mar 2013 09:08:17 -0800
The Minnesota Vikings could show interest in Buffalo Bills impending free-agent QB Tyler Thigpen, Miami Dolphins impending free-agent QB Matt Moore and Cincinnati Bengals impending free-agent QB Bruce Gradkowski once free agency begins because they will be looking for a No. 2 quarterback.
Fri, 01 Mar 2013 13:24:12 -0800
The Cincinnati Bengals could look to re-sign impending free-agent QB Bruce Gradkowski because he is familiar with offensive coordinator Jay Gruden's scheme.
Wed, 27 Feb 2013 05:56:30 -0800
The Cincinnati Bengals could look to select a backup quarterback in the NFL Draft, particularly with QB Bruce Gradkowski an impending free agent. The Bengals have only selected four quarterbacks in the draft since 2003.
Mon, 11 Feb 2013 12:47:55 -0800
The Cincinnati Bengals may re-sign impending free-agent QB Bruce Gradkowski this offseason.
Mon, 21 Jan 2013 15:23:43 -0800
The Minnesota Vikings will be looking for quarterbacks to compete with QB Joe Webb to the backup position for QB Christian Ponder this offseason. Free-agent QBs Derek Anderson (Panthers), Matt Moore (Dolphins), David Carr (Giants), Matt Leinart (Raiders), Byron Leftwich (Steelers), Bruce Gradkowski (Bengals), Jason Campbell (Bears) and Rex Grossman (Redskins) are options.
Mon, 10 Sep 2012 19:11:15 -0700
Cincinnati Bengals QB Andy Dalton completed 22-of-37 passes for 221 yards, no touchdowns and one interception in Week 1 against the Baltimore Ravens. He left the game midway through the fourth quarter, but that was due to the lopsided score and not any type of injury. Backup QB Bruce Gradkowski relieved him.
Tue, 13 Sep 2011 18:12:27 -0700
Cincinnati Bengals QB Bruce Gradkowski might get the starting nod in Week 2 against the Denver Broncos with QB Andy Dalton (wrist) recovering from a Week 1 injury. Gradkowski engineered a 27-17 comeback win against the Cleveland Browns in the opener.
Fri, 26 Aug 2011 10:36:33 -0700
The Cincinnati Bengals played just two quarterbacks -- Andy Dalton and Bruce Gradkowski -- Thursday, Aug. 25, in their third preseason game. It appears the team is considering entering the season with just two quarterbacks on roster. Backup QB Jordan Palmer appears to be the odd man out if they do keep three, as he has not played in the past two preseason games. QB Dan LeFevour would likely be the third option if the Bengals choose to retain three signal callers.
Sun, 21 Aug 2011 20:32:54 -0700
Cincinnati Bengals QB Bruce Gradkowski had a chance to make strides toward the starting job Sunday, Aug. 21, against the New York Jets, but he managed to complete just three of his seven attempts for 50 yards, and he was also picked off once.
Fri, 12 Aug 2011 22:18:09 -0700
Cincinnati Bengals QB Bruce Gradkowski made his team debut in the second half Friday, Aug. 12, in the preseason opener against the Detroit Lions. Gradkowski completed 6-for-11 passes for 58 yards. Gradkowski is currently listed No. 2 on the team's depth chart, but it's no guarantee he won't be the start against the Cleveland Browns Sept. 11 in the regular season opener.
Thu, 04 Aug 2011 12:48:51 -0700
Cincinnati Bengals offensive coordinator Jay Gruden said QB Andy Dalton will continue to get more snaps during practice over QBs Bruce Gradkowski and Jordan Palmer.
Wed, 27 Jul 2011 21:25:12 -0700
Cincinnati Bengals QB Bruce Gradkowski provides the Bengals with a veteran quarterback to help mentor rookie QB Andy Dalton. Gradkowski has experience with offensive coordinator Jay Gruden, as the two spent time together with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The Bengals will enter training camp with Dalton, Gradkowski, Jordan Palmer and Dan LeFevour at quarterback, which marks the first time since 2008 they've entered camp with more than three quarterbacks.
Wed, 27 Jul 2011 13:39:37 -0700
The Cincinnati Bengals have agreed to terms with free-agent QB Bruce Gradkowski (Raiders) on a two-year deal. Financial terms were not disclosed.
Tue, 26 Jul 2011 22:45:07 -0700
The Cincinnati Bengals are looking for a veteran quarterback, and it is believed they have interest in unrestricted free-agent QB Bruce Gradkowski. He has ties to Bengals offensive coordinator Jay Gruden from their time together with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Tue, 26 Jul 2011 21:20:09 -0700
The Oakland Raiders have the following unrestricted free agents to consider re-signing for the 2011 season: CB Nnamdi Asomugha, OT Khalif Barnes, LB Ricky Brown, LS Jon Condo, QB Charlie Frye, OG Robert Gallery, QB Bruce Gradkowski, OT Mario Henderson, WR Johnnie Lee Higgins, LB Thomas Howard, FS Michael Huff, TE Zach Miller, QB J.T. O'Sullivan, C Samson Satele, OT Langston Walker and LB Sam Williams.
Sat, 16 Jul 2011 13:52:48 -0700
The Cincinnati Bengals could show interest in New York Giants impending free-agent QB Jim Sorgi or Oakland Raiders impending free-agent QB Bruce Gradkowski as a veteran quarterback that could be the primary backup.
Thu, 23 Jun 2011 00:00:59 -0700
The Cincinnati Bengals might be interested in bringing in QB Bruce Gradkowski to compete with rookie QB Andy Dalton. He has ties to new offensive coordinator Jay Gruden already, and the team will need a veteran if QB Carson Palmer elects to retire.
Mon, 07 Mar 2011 06:20:34 -0800
The Oakland Raiders did not tender QB Bruce Gradkowski, according to Jerry McDonald, of ANG Newspapers. The team had no talks with him about a contract for 2011.
Thu, 02 Dec 2010 15:19:05 -0800
The Oakland Raiders have placed QB Bruce Gradkowski (shoulder) on Injured Reserve Thursday, Dec. 2, according to Raiders.com.
Thu, 02 Dec 2010 07:18:15 -0800
Oakland Raiders QB Bruce Gradkowski (shoulder) said he still hopes to play this season despite suffering a third degree separation to his right shoulder in Week 12, according to Jerry McDonald, of ANG Newspapers. "I don't see the season being over for me yet," Gradkowski said. "I mean, I'm not going to go down yet. I'm just going to keep preparing, just keep rehabbing. But I'm thinking a couple of weeks and get back. If we can make a run here, keep doing well in our division, I think we'll be all right."
Wed, 01 Dec 2010 16:42:16 -0800
Oakland Raiders CB Nnamdi Asomugha (ankle), S Tyvon Branch (shoulder), QB Bruce Gradkowski (shoulder) and CB Chris X. Johnson (groin) did not practice Wednesday, Dec. 1.
Tue, 30 Nov 2010 13:22:41 -0800
Oakland Raiders QB Bruce Gradkowski (shoulder) could miss the rest of the season after re-injuring his shoulder in Week 12 against the Miami Dolphins, according to NFL Network's Jason La Canfora. Gradkowski said the injury feels similar to his previous one that cost him the rest of the Oct. 10 game and the next four contests.
Tue, 30 Nov 2010 07:30:34 -0800
Oakland Raiders head coach Tom Cable said the team is moving forward as if QB Jason Campbell will start in Week 13 in place of QB Bruce Gradkowski (shoulder), according to Steve Corkran, of the Oakland Tribune.
Tue, 30 Nov 2010 07:28:37 -0800
An MRI on Oakland Raiders QB Bruce Gradkowski (shoulder) Monday, Nov. 29, revealed a third-degree separation of his right shoulder, according to a source familiar with the situation, reports Steve Corkran, of the Oakland Tribune. A third-degree separation typically involves the tearing of all the ligaments in the shoulder that hold down the clavicle and takes weeks to months to heal completely.
Mon, 29 Nov 2010 10:38:16 -0800
Oakland Raiders QB Bruce Gradkowski (shoulder) is scheduled to undergo an MRI on his injured shoulder Monday, Nov. 29, and fears bad news about the shoulder, a source told Jerry McDonald, of ANG Newspapers.
Mon, 29 Nov 2010 07:46:16 -0800
Oakland Raiders QB Bruce Gradkowski (shoulder) appears he will be out for awhile after suffering a shoulder injury in Week 12, according to Jerry McDonald, of ANG Newspapers.
Sun, 28 Nov 2010 19:05:24 -0800
Oakland Raiders QB Bruce Gradkowski (shoulder) re-injured his shoulder during the team's Week 12 game, according to Jerry McDonald, of ANG Newspapers.
Sun, 28 Nov 2010 16:45:19 -0800
Oakland Raiders QB Bruce Gradkowski went 17-for-32 for 252 yards, one touchdown and two interceptions in the team's Week 12 game against the Miami Dolphins, reports The Associated Press.
Sun, 28 Nov 2010 10:49:29 -0800
Oakland Raiders QB Bruce Gradkowski (shoulder) will start in Week 12 against the Miami Dolphins, sources with knowledge of the situation said, reports NFL.com's Jason La Canfora. The acromioclavicular joint in the quarterback's shoulder has healed well. Gradkowski received the majority of the work in practice this week, the sources said.
Fantasy Tip: If you owned Jason Campbell and Gradkowski is available, you shouldn't wait to acquire the latter. Gradkowski has proven to be a more reliable fantasy player of the two anyway, and he has proven to be more beneficial to the numbers of the team's receiving options, too, particularly the wide receivers. Gradkowski is still not more than a low-end or midrange fantasy backup.
Sun, 21 Nov 2010 12:35:29 -0800
Oakland Raiders QB Bruce Gradkowski replaced QB Jason Campbell in the team's Week 11 game, reports Jason La Canfora, of NFL Network.
Tue, 16 Nov 2010 08:06:25 -0800
Oakland Raiders QB Bruce Gradkowski (shoulder) will be the No. 2 quarterback in the team's Week 11 game, according to Jerry McDonald, of ANG Newspapers.
Fri, 12 Nov 2010 10:35:50 -0800
Oakland Raiders QB Bruce Gradkowski (shoulder) said he expected to be fully healthy when the team returns to practice next week, reports Vittorio Tafur, of the San Francisco Chronicle.
Mon, 08 Nov 2010 07:24:37 -0800
Oakland Raiders QB Bruce Gradkowski (shoulder) has a good chance of returning to action following the team's bye week, according to Bill Williamson, of ESPN.com.
Sun, 07 Nov 2010 12:25:38 -0800
The Oakland Raiders have declared LB Bruce Davis, QB Bruce Gradkowski, WR Chaz Schilens, DL John Henderson, WR Louis Murphy, RB Michael Bennett, CB Nnamdi Asomugha, TE Zach Miller inactive for Week 9.
Fri, 05 Nov 2010 16:03:10 -0700
Oakland Raiders QB Bruce Gradkowski (shoulder) was limited during practice Friday, Nov. 5. He is listed as probable for Week 9.
Thu, 04 Nov 2010 17:47:15 -0700
Oakland Raiders WR Darrius Heyward-Bey (shoulder), C Samson Satele (knee), QB Bruce Gradkowski (shoulder) and S Hiram Eugene (hamstring) all were limited in practice Thursday, Nov. 4, reports ANG Newspapers' Jerry McDonald.
Thu, 04 Nov 2010 17:44:25 -0700
Oakland Raiders QB Jason Campbell will start in Week 9, reports ANG Newspapers' Jerry McDonald. Head coach Tom Cable said QB Bruce Gradkowski (shoulder) had improved but not to the point where he can "do everything he needs to do." It has yet to be determined if Gradkowski will be the backup or No. 3 quarterback.