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Draft dries up Bradshaw’s current options

Draft dries up Bradshaw’s current options

profootballtalk.com Updated Apr 27, 2013
On Friday, free-agent running back Ahmad Bradshaw received full clearance to resume football activities. On Friday and Saturday, all teams that had interest in Bradshaw filled their needs via draft picks. The interested teams were the Steelers, Packers,…
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  • Green Bay Packers take running backs Eddie Lacy and Johnathan F…

    Green Bay Packers take running backs Eddie Lacy and Johnathan Franklin, will they be more balanced?

    The Green Bay Packers are a passing team, and a very successful one. They have won 36 regular season games, two division titles and a Super Bowl the last three years with almost nothing out of the running game. The NFL is a passing league, and only the …
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  • Report: James Starks on the trade block

    Report: James Starks on the trade block

    profootballtalk.com Apr 27, 2013
    The Packers have added a pair of running backs in the draft and that may mean that it is time for one of their current backs to find a new place to play. Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network reports that the Packers “have made it known” that they would lik
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  • Report: Packers make linebacker Desmond Bishop available in tra…

    Report: Packers make linebacker Desmond Bishop available in trade

    profootballtalk.com Apr 27, 2013
    Could more changes be coming to the Packers’ linebacking corps? According to Daniel Jeremiah of NFL Network and NFL.com (via his colleague, Ian Rapoport), the Packers are willing to trade inside linebacker Desmond Bishop. The 28-year-old Bishop notched
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  • Crazy as it sounds, Rodgers took less

    Crazy as it sounds, Rodgers took less

    profootballtalk.com Apr 27, 2013
    With the Packers sliding the announcement of the Aaron Rodgers contract extension into the late Friday afternoon pre-round two news dump, the transaction escaped full real-time scrutiny. So here’s a little belated scrutiny. While the deal indeed sounds
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  • Video - Pair of running backs improve Green Bay Packers run game 01:36

    Pair of running backs improve Green Bay Packers run game

    Apr 27
    NFL draft analyst Mike Mayock discusses the Green Bay Packers' decisions to draft former Alabama and UCLA running backs Eddie Lacy and Johnathan Franklin.
  • Video - Two running backs improve Green Bay Packers' run game 01:36

    Two running backs improve Green Bay Packers' run game

    Apr 27
    NFL draft analyst Mike Mayock discusses the Green Bay Packers' decisions to draft running backs Eddie Lacy and Johnathan Franklin.

Sports Columnists

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    Apr 27
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    Apr 27
    The San Diego Chargers are the big winners of the 2013 draft, writes John Clayton.
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    Apr 27
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  • Jim Trotter: New Chargers GM Telesco shows backbone with Te'o pick

    Apr 27
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