Sam Bradford: Early American Football

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Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Sam Bradford was quoted in a recent report by Bleeding Green Nation’s Brandon Lee Gowton saying “I’m just excited to get back out there. I think there are some butterflies in there getting back out on the field knowing that I’m going to take a few hits, take them, get up, and get going again."
Bradford’s eagerness to absorb blows was challenged early in the Eagles’ 40-17 preseason victory over the Baltimore Ravens at Lincoln Financial Field. During Philadelphia’s first drive, the Ravens struck the Oklahoma alum twice as nose tackle Brandon Williams exploded into Bradford’s chest, and outside linebacker Terrell Suggs took a perceived dirty shot at the oft-injured quarterback’s knee on a read option. There was a 15 yard roughing the passer call enforced on Terrell Suggs’ tackle attempt.
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Aided by multiple Ravens penalties, the Eagles first team offense moved the ball down the field methodically running 12 plays and gaining 84 yards on their way to a touchdown. Bradford was three of five on passing attempts with 35 yards and was able to find receivers Josh Huff and Jordan Matthews for first downs. His passes were not overly impressive, but seeing Bradford back on the field and going through live game action was encouraging. This contest displayed a glimpse of one of the Eagles’ key strengths, their staple of backfield talent. Through their first offensive drive Philadelphia tripod of

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