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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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  • Wade game-time decision for Game 4 on Sunday

    Wade game-time decision for Game 4 on Sunday

    CNNSI.com Apr 27, 2013
    MILWAUKEE (AP) Now it's Dwyane Wade's turn to make a decision.
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  • Dodgers' Fife (shoulder) scratched, put on DL

    Dodgers' Fife (shoulder) scratched, put on DL

    ESPN.com Apr 27, 2013
    The Dodgers scratched right-hander Stephen Fife from Saturday night's scheduled start against the Milwaukee Brewers and placed him on the 15-day disabled list with right shoulder bursitis.
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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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  • Gonzalez gives Dodgers win over Brewers

    Gonzalez gives Dodgers win over Brewers

    ESPN.com Apr 27, 2013
    Adrian Gonzalez drove in the tying and go-ahead runs with a two-out double in the seventh inning, Carl Crawford homered, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Milwaukee Brewers 7-5 on Friday night.
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  • Dodgers' M. Ellis leaves game with quad injury

    Dodgers' M. Ellis leaves game with quad injury

    MLB.com Apr 27, 2013
    Mark Ellis left Friday's game against the Brewers after five innings due to a strained right quad, and could be headed to the disabled list. The second baseman will have an MRI on Saturday to determine the extent of the injury.
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  • The Celtics Are 1 Game Away From Extinction; Stephen Curry &…

    The Celtics Are 1 Game Away From Extinction; Stephen Curry & Ty Lawson Go Berserk

    dimemag.com Apr 27, 2013
    Sometimes in the NBA Playoffs, two squads will matchup and eventually it’ll become so obvious who the better team is that even the players just have to give in. The Knicks and Celtics have reached that point, and they got there in the early moments of t
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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.

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