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Allen Bradford | Linebacker | #53

Team: Unsigned Free Agent
Age / DOB:  (27) / 8/31/1988
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 235
College: USC
Drafted: 2011 / Rd. 6 (187) / TB
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Falcons signed LB Allen Bradford.
Bradford finished last season on Seattle's practice squad and has experience in HC Dan Quinn's scheme. He'll try to earn a spot on special teams in Atlanta. Fri, Feb 13, 2015 05:47:00 PM

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Jaguars claimed LB Allen Bradford off waivers from the Giants.

Although Bradford is coming from the Giants, he's another cog in the Jaguars' Seahawks pipeline, as Bradford spent 2011-12 in Seattle under coach Gus Bradley. He appeared in nine games last season, registering four tackles. He'll try to earn a spot on special teams in Jacksonville.
Tue, May 13, 2014 04:19:00 PM

Giants claimed LB Allen Bradford off waivers from the Seahawks.

The Giants are short on linebacker depth, but Bradford shouldn't contribute outside of special teams. Bradford can also play running back, but there's been no indication that's what he was claimed as.
Thu, Sep 12, 2013 04:38:00 PM

Seahawks waived LB Allen Bradford.

Bradford was promoted from the practice squad last December. He made the team out of camp and played on special teams in Week 1. Bradford's roster spot was needed for TE Kellen Davis, who was signed on Wednesday.
Wed, Sep 11, 2013 06:11:00 PM

Seahawks promoted LB Allen Bradford from their practice squad and waived DT Hebron Fangupo.

Bradford is needed for Week 17 because WLB Leroy Hill is banged up. Fangupo had a brief stay on the roster and will likely revert to the practice squad.
Fri, Dec 28, 2012 07:17:00 PM

The Seahawks have moved Allen Bradford from running back to linebacker.

Bradford was a five-star linebacker recruit out of high school, but Pete Carroll's USC staff quickly moved him to tailback. Bradford was drafted in the sixth round by Tampa Bay in 2011, but saw only five carries before being waived and claimed by his old coach. Special teams are his best shot at a roster spot.
Thu, Apr 5, 2012 04:35:00 PM

Seahawks signed RB Allen Bradford, TE John Nalbone, CB Coye Francies, DE John Graves, C Brent Osborne and S Jesse Hoffman to reserve/future contracts.

Bradford broke camp with the Bucs, but was limited to just one game and five carries despite a wave of injuries behind LeGarrette Blount in Tampa's backfield. Nalbone made two appearances for the Dolphins in 2010, but has zero career catches. Osborne, Hoffman, Graves and Francies are roster fillers.
Tue, Jan 3, 2012 11:18:00 PM

Seahawks waived RB Allen Bradford.

He lasted five days on the roster. It's not a great sign for Bradford, who was recruited in college by Seahawks coach Pete Carroll. The team could also be trying to sneak Bradford through waivers and onto the practice squad.
Wed, Oct 19, 2011 03:41:00 PM

Seahawks claimed RB Allen Bradford off waivers from the Bucs.

The Bucs had hoped to sneak Bradford through waivers and onto the practice squad, but his old college coach, Pete Carroll, snapped him up. Bradford is a power back prospect at 5-foot-11, 242. The sixth-round pick out of USC managed just a 2.0 preseason YPC. He had 13 yards on five carries in Week 5.
Fri, Oct 14, 2011 04:48:00 PM

Bucs waived RB Allen Bradford.

A highly surprising move since it was revealed Thursday that LeGarrette Blount's knee sprain could sideline him for the next two weeks. It's quite possible the Bucs are clearing a roster spot for a veteran running back. A sixth-round pick, Bradford will be signed to the practice squad if he clears waivers.
Thu, Oct 13, 2011 05:51:00 PM

Bucs declared RB Allen Bradford, CB Anthony Gaitor, OT Demar Dotson, OT James Lee, FS Larry Asante, CB Myron Lewis, and WR Sammie Stroughter inactive for Week 2 against the Vikings.

The Bucs' three game-day backs are LeGarrette Blount, Earnest Graham, and Kregg Lumpkin. Look for Dezmon Briscoe to get a snaps bump with Stroughter out indefinitely after foot surgery, and Arrelious Benn coming off a rough opener.
Sun, Sep 18, 2011 12:08:00 PM

Bucs declared RB Allen Bradford, TE Zach Pianalto, T Demar Dotson, G Derek Hardman, CB Myron Lewis, CB Anthony Gaitor and S Larry Asante inactive for Sunday's game against the Lions.

No surprises for the Bucs, who enter Week 1 as one of the healthier teams in the league. Both Earnest Graham and Kregg Lumpkin are active as complements to LeGarrette Blount. Aqib Talib is set to shadow Calvin Johnson while Ronde Barber monitors Nate Burleson.
Sun, Sep 11, 2011 11:55:00 AM

No. 187 overall pick RB Allen Bradford is eager to fill a special teams role for the Bucs.

At least Bradford has a realistic view of his potential role. Even if Earnest Graham is released, the one-dimensional Bradford would only spell LeGarrette Blount in short-yardage as a best-case scenario.
Mon, May 23, 2011 12:14:00 PM

Buccaneers selected USC RB Allen Bradford with the No. 187 overall pick in the 2011 NFL draft.

Bradford is a load at 5-foot-11, 242 pounds, but is a one-dimensional back, lacking NFL agility or receiving skills. If he has a future with the Bucs, it will be as a short-yardage battering ram.
Sat, Apr 30, 2011 04:24:00 PM

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12Jake Heaps
13Jake Waters
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3Trent Richardson
4Isaiah Pead
5Zurlon Tipton
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8Storm Johnson
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10Daniel Thomas
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12Michael Dyer
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17Lache Seastrunk
18LaVance Taylor
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6J.C. Copeland
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8Zach Boren
9Jordan Campbell
10Toben Opurum
11Kiero Small
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5T.J. Graham
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8Zach D'Orazio
9Kenzel Doe
10Carlton Mitchell
11Armon Binns
12Reggie Dunn
13Aldrick Robinson
14Damian Williams
15Tevin Reese
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17Ricky Collins
18Josh Harper
19Marquez Clark
20David Porter
21L'Damian Washington
22Travis Labhart
23Donatella Luckett
24Tyler McDonald
25Ezell Ruffin
26Lance Lewis
27Josh Stewart
28DaVaris Daniels
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2Denarius Moore
3Marcus Thigpen
4A.J. Jenkins
5Joe Morgan
6Ryan Broyles
7Jacoby Jones
8Rico Richardson
9Emory Blake
10Saalim Hakim
11Onterio McCalebb
12Mike Brown
13Tandon Doss
14Austin Pettis
15Devon Wylie
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19Jimmie Hunt
20Milton Williams III
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24Michael Preston
25Phil Bates
26Juron Criner
27Tom Nelson
28Trindon Holliday
29Demetrius Wilson
30Josh Reese
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5Orson Charles
6Richard Gordon
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8Jimmay Mundine
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16Brett Brackett
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