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Nigel Bradham | Linebacker | #53

Team: Philadelphia Eagles
Age / DOB:  (27) / 9/4/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 241
College: Florida State
Drafted: 2012 / Rd. 4 (105) / BUF
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Eagles SLB Nigel Bradham has a trial scheduled for January 17 regarding his July arrest on an aggravated battery charge.
Bradham was also arrested on a weapons charge over the bye week, but the assault charge is a more serious allegation. Bradham could face up to 15 years in prison if convicted. He will certainly face league discipline at some point, but the NFL will likely let the legal process play out first. Thu, Oct 6, 2016 10:53:00 AM

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Eagles SLB Nigel Bradham was arrested on a weapons charge Sunday in Miami.

It's Bradham's second arrest in Miami in three months. He's facing a second degree misdemeanor concealed weapon charge. Bradham's July arrest was for assault. Bradham has been an every-down player for the Eagles through three games. A suspension is growing ever more likely, though probably not for Week 5.
Mon, Oct 3, 2016 02:16:00 PM

Coach Doug Pederson said he doesn't foresee the team releasing SLB Nigel Bradham following his assault charge.

Bradham allegedly got into an altercation with a hotel cabana boy in Miami regarding an umbrella. It's silly in nature, but a serious charge for Bradham. The Eagles expect Bradham to report to camp and practice on Thursday.
Wed, Jul 27, 2016 10:40:00 AM

Eagles SLB Nigel Bradham has been charged with assault following a fight with a Miami hotel worker.

Bradham's group was evidently upset about how long it took to get an umbrella Bradham had paid for. A verbal altercation became physical, and a bottle was allegedly smashed on the worker's head. It's a serious charge. The Eagles are "aware" of the incident.
Source: NBC Miami
Tue, Jul 26, 2016 04:31:00 PM

Eagles signed LB Nigel Bradham, formerly of the Bills, to a two-year contract.

He'll reunite with former Bills DC Jim Schwartz. Bradham will replace Kiko Alonso, who was traded to the Dolphins on Wednesday along with Byron Maxwell. 26-year-old Bradham earned PFF's lowest 4-3 outside linebacker grade out of 35 qualifiers last season but should benefit from a change of scenery. In Schwartz's 2014 Bills defense, Bradham was PFF's No. 13 4-3 outside linebacker among 40.
Wed, Mar 9, 2016 06:48:00 PM

The Philadelphia Inquirer's Jeff McLane reports the Eagles have "reached out" to free agent LB Nigel Bradham.

Bradham regressed last season under Rex Ryan, but he excelled under Eagles DC Jim Schwartz while the pair were in Buffalo two seasons ago. With Kiko Alonso reportedly headed to Miami via a trade, the Eagles could offer Bradham a starting spot. He should not cost more than $5 million per year.
Tue, Mar 8, 2016 03:06:00 PM

WGR 550 Buffalo expects free agent WLB Nigel Bradham to test the open market.

Bradham isn’t expected to be re-signed with Buffalo’s cap situation. He regressed in Rex Ryan’s scheme, grading negatively in coverage and against the run. The Bills shouldn’t offer Bradham more than $5 million annually.
Sat, Feb 20, 2016 08:17:00 PM

ESPN’s Mike Rodak doesn’t expect the Bills to offer free agent WLB Nigel Bradham more than $5 million annually.

A breakout player under Jim Schwartz in 2014, Bradham took a step back in Rex Ryan’s scheme this year. He’s behind LT Cordy Glenn and LG Richie Incognito on Buffalo’s offseason priorities. Currently $3.5 million over the cap, the Bills should look to the draft to replace Bradham.
Sat, Jan 30, 2016 06:02:00 PM

Bills WLB Nigel Bradham (ankle) has been ruled out for Week 15.

The ankle injury has kept Bradham on the shelf since Week 12.
Fri, Dec 18, 2015 01:40:00 PM

Bills WLB Nigel Bradham (ankle) is expected to return for Week 15.

Bradham missed Weeks 13 and 14. Bradham has been a liability when on the field this season, but the Bills need him back for depth purposes. Bradham has regressed sharply from his solid 2014.
Mon, Dec 14, 2015 01:47:00 PM

Bills WLB Nigel Bradham said he will test his injured ankle Wednesday.

If all goes well, Bradham expects to be ready for Sunday's clash with the Eagles. Bradham has 57 tackles and a sack in 11 starts this season.
Tue, Dec 8, 2015 11:18:00 AM

Bills WLB Nigel Bradham has an ankle injury, and is expected to miss Week 13.

Word came directly from coach Rex Ryan. Bradham has been one of the weak links in the Bills' defense this season, but his absence will create depth issues. Tony Steward is the next man up.
Mon, Nov 30, 2015 01:07:00 PM

Bills contract-year LB Nigel Bradham said he has yet to open contract talks with the Bills.

Buffalo would probably like to extend Bradham, but Bradham is third in line behind Marcell Dareus and Cordy Glenn. Bradham is scheduled to make $1.542 million in the final year of his rookie deal. He recorded 104 tackles in 14 starts last season.
Mon, Aug 31, 2015 08:29:00 AM

The Bills are interested in extending contract-year LB Nigel Bradham.

Bradham is coming off a career year, recording 104 tackles, 2.5 sacks and three turnovers despite missing two games. The Bills want to keep Bradham, but are unlikely to extend him until Marcell Dareus gets a new deal. After playing the strong side under Jim Schwartz, Bradham is expected to move inside in Rex Ryan’s 3-4 scheme.
Fri, Apr 17, 2015 08:03:00 PM

The Bills' website expects Nigel Bradham to move to inside linebacker.

Bradham had a breakout season in 2014, posting 104 tackles and 2.5 sacks. He's best suited as a 4-3 outside linebacker, but could be asked to switch back inside under Rex Ryan. Kiko Alonso is expected to remain on the weak side, with Bradham and Preston Brown projected to play the middle in Ryan's 3-4 scheme.
Fri, Feb 13, 2015 07:21:00 PM

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