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Tue, 04 Feb 2014 19:12:52 -0800
The Washington Redskins have hired former Detroit Lions assistant linebackers coach Bradford Banta as their new assistant special teams coach.
Fri, 01 Apr 2005 21:54:26 -0800
Gregg Pastore, of BuffaloBills.com, reports that Buffalo Bills TE/LS Bradford Banta has retired.
Thu, 23 Dec 2004 18:22:08 -0800
BuffaoBills.com reports Buffalo Bills TE/LS Bradford Banta will handle to long snapping duties for the remainder of the season after LS Jon Dorenbos (knee) was placed on Injured Reserve.
Tue, 14 Dec 2004 18:35:18 -0800
The Buffalo Bills have signed TE Bradford Banta (Lions), reports BuffaloBills.com. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Sat, 04 Sep 2004 19:20:04 -0700
DetroitLions.com reports the Detroit Lions have released TE Bradford Banta.
Tue, 09 Dec 2003 07:02:36 -0800
Updating previous reports, Curt Sylvester, of the Detroit Free Press, reports the Detroit Lions have placed LS Bradford Banta (clavicle) on injured reserve, officially ending his season.
Sun, 07 Dec 2003 18:04:06 -0800
Updating previous reports, the Associated Press reports Detroit Lions TE Bradford Banta (collarbone) suffered a broken collarbone in Week 14 and will miss the remainder of the season.
Sun, 07 Dec 2003 17:17:51 -0800
DetroitLions.com reports Detroit Lions TE Bradford Banta (shoulder) suffered a shoulder injury in the second quarter of Week 14 and was unable to return to the game.
Thu, 14 Feb 2002 09:43:18 -0800
The Detroit News reports Detroit Lions S Kurt Schulz, 33, and LS Bradford Banta, 31, don't appear to be in the Houston Texans plans for the upcoming expansion draft because both are over 30-years of age. As KFFL reported on Wednesday, neither QB Charlie Batch of RB James Stewart, who will be 31 in December, appear to interest the Texans either. Neither player was brought in for a physical by the team.
Thu, 24 Jan 2002 13:07:45 -0800
DetroitLions.com reports the Detroit Lions have exposed QB Charlie Batch, RB James Stewart, RB Reuben Droughns, S Kurt Schulz and TE/LS Bradford Banta on their expansion list.
Tue, 03 Apr 2001 13:13:39 -0700
As an update to previous reports, the deal free agent TE/long-snapper Bradford Banta (Jets) received from the Detroit Lions is indeed for five-years. He'll have a base salary of $477,000 during each season.
Sun, 04 Mar 2001 11:13:42 -0800
The Detroit News reports free agent QB Jim Harbaugh (Chargers) would like to play quarterback for the Lions. He visited the Lions on Saturday and said he hopes to know early this week if they will sign him. "I thought it went real well," Harbaugh said of his visit. The team is seeking a veteran backup to starting QB Charlie Batch and Harbaugh said he'd be fine with that role. Reportedly, there was some general contract talk with Harbaugh and he was satisfied with what the Lions are willing to pay. G Brendan Stai of Jacksonville and long-snapper/TE Bradford Banta of the New York Jets also, as expected, were in town visiting with the Lions.
Sat, 03 Mar 2001 01:46:51 -0800
In addition to the previously reported visits by free agent QB Jim Harbaugh (San Diego), G Brenden Stai (Jacksonville) and TE/long snapper Bradford Banta (Jets), the Free Press reports the Lions are expected to visit with G Tre Johnson (Washington) on Monday. They also are expected to have visits with G Pete Kendall (Seattle) and C Casey Wiegmann, who was with the Bears for four seasons. The team has reached a tentative agreement on a contract with special teams player Brock Olivo. The Lions have not given up on re-signing G Jeff Hartings and reportedly they called his agent twice on Friday.