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Ahmad Bradshaw

28-Year-Old Running Back – Indianapolis Colts

2014 Rush/Rec Stats

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90

Yds

425

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2

Yds

300

TD

6

2014 Rush/Rec Projections

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2014 Fantasy Football Outlook

Bradshaw is coming off season-ending neck surgery in October to remove a bulging disc, but the Colts re-signed the powerful, well-rounded runner to play a role in their backfield again this season. ...

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2014 ADP:  171.22

Rank (Overall): Hidden

Rank (RB): Hidden

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Bye Week:  10

STATUS:  OUT  (IR)     INJURY:  Ankle
HT: 5' 10"   WT: 217   DOB: 3/19/1986
College: Marshall  DRAFTED: 7th Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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Ahmad Bradshaw Contract Information:

Signed a one-year deal with the Colts in March of 2014.

November 18, 2014  –  Ahmad Bradshaw News

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Bradshaw (ankle) was placed on injured reserve Tuesday.

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Ahmad Bradshaw NFL Stats
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  Rushing Rush Distance Big Rush Games Receiving Kick Ret Punt Ret Fumbles
Year Age Team G Att Yards TD Avg 20+ 40+ 100+ 150+ 200+ Rec Yards Avg TD Tar Yds TD Yds TD Tot Lost
2007 21 12 23 190 1 8.3 - - - - - 2 12 6.0 0 4 - - - - - -
2008 22 15 67 355 1 5.3 - - - - - 5 42 8.4 1 6 - - - - - -
2009 23 15 163 778 7 4.8 6 0 - - - 21 207 9.9 0 30 - - - - - -
2010 24 NYG 16 276 1235 8 4.5 13 2 4 0 0 47 314 6.7 0 58 0 0 0 0 7 6
2011 25 NYG 12 171 659 9 3.9 4 0 1 0 0 34 267 7.9 2 44 0 0 0 0 1 1
2012 26 NYG 14 221 1015 6 4.6 4 0 4 1 1 23 245 10.7 0 31 0 0 0 0 3 3
2013 27 Ind 3 41 186 2 4.5 1 0 0 0 0 7 42 6.0 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014 28 Ind 10 90 425 2 4.7 3 0 0 0 0 38 300 7.9 6 47 0 0 0 0 3 2
2014 Proj 28 IND Subscribe now to see our 2013 projections for Ahmad Bradshaw

Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Ahmad Bradshaw Fantasy/Red Zone Stats
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  Fantasy Points Per Game Rushing Stats Red Zone Runs Receiving Stats Red Zone Targets
Year Age Team G Standard PPR 0.5 PPR Att/G Yds/G In20 In10 In5 Rec/G Yds/G YPT In20 In10 In5
2007 21 12 2.2 2.4 2.3 2 16 8 - - 0 1 3.0 0 - -
2008 22 15 3.4 3.8 3.6 4 24 20 - - 0 3 7.0 2 - -
2009 23 15 9.4 10.8 10.1 11 52 29 14 8 1 14 6.9 4 1 0
2010 24 NYG 16 12.7 15.6 14.2 17 77 47 27 12 3 20 5.4 11 5 2
2011 25 NYG 12 13.2 16.1 14.6 14 55 26 14 8 3 22 6.1 9 3 0
2012 26 NYG 14 11.6 13.2 12.4 16 73 52 21 7 2 18 7.9 2 1 0
2013 27 Ind 3 11.6 13.9 12.8 14 62 9 6 2 2 14 5.3 1 0 0
2014 28 Ind 10 12.1 15.9 14.0 9 43 19 8 5 4 30 6.4 14 6 2
2014 Proj 28 IND Subscribe now to see our 2014 projections for Ahmad Bradshaw

Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Ahmad Bradshaw – Playing Time Overview

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Snap Count Stats

382

Offensive Snaps in 2014

Ahmad Bradshaw was on the field for 382 of his team's snaps on offense in 2014.

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Special Teams Snaps in 2014

Ahmad Bradshaw was on the field for 0 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2014.

Year Off ST
2012 600 1
2013 102 0
2014 382 0
Ahmad Bradshaw 2014 Game Log
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  Snap Count Rushing Rush Distance Receiving Fumbles Kick Ret Punt Ret Red Zone Runs Red Zone Targets
Week Opp Off ST Att Yards TD Avg 20+ 40+ Rec Yards Avg TD Tar Tot Lost Yds TD Yds TD In20 In10 In5 In20 In10 In5
1 @Den 44 0 3 15 0 5.0 0 0 5 70 14.0 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 Phi 44 0 13 70 0 5.4 1 0 5 26 5.2 2 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 5 3 1
3 @Jax 25 0 9 65 0 7.2 1 0 2 18 9.0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 1 1 1 0
4 Ten 31 0 9 32 0 3.6 0 0 2 20 10.0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0
5 Bal 42 0 15 68 0 4.5 1 0 4 17 4.3 0 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 2 0 0
6 @Hou 44 0 11 34 0 3.1 0 0 3 25 8.3 1 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0
7 Cin 33 0 10 52 1 5.2 0 0 3 36 12.0 1 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 4 2 2 1 0 0
8 @Pit 48 0 6 35 1 5.8 0 0 7 52 7.4 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0
9 @NYG 44 0 7 50 0 7.1 0 0 3 29 9.7 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
10 BYE Bye Week
11 NE 27 0 7 4 0 0.6 0 0 4 7 1.8 0 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 3 2 2 1 1
12 Jax
13 Was
14 @Cle
15 Hou
16 @Dal
17 @Ten

A blank stat line is used above whenever a player was not on the field for any plays in the game that week.

Measurables Overview for Ahmad Bradshaw  (View College Stats & News)
As Compared To Other Running Backs
Height:   5' 10"
BELOW AVERAGE
Weight:   217 lbs
ABOVE AVERAGE
40-Yard Dash:   4.55 sec
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Shuttle Time:   4.09 sec
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Cone Drill:   6.70 sec
ELITE
Arm Length
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Hand Length
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Vertical Jump:   34 in
WEAK
Broad Jump:   112 in
WEAK
Bench Press
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Indianapolis Colts Team Injury Report
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Ahmad Bradshaw: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Bradshaw suffered a fractured fibula in Sunday's loss to the Patriots, Kevin Bowen of colts.com reports.

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While coach Chuck Pagano isn't sure if Bradshaw will go on IR, the running back is clearly out indefinitely, which sets the stage for Trent Richardson to see added action in the Colts' backfield in the coming weeks, along with Dan Herron.
Bradshaw is believed to have suffered a broken ankle in Sunday night's loss to the Patriots, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.

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Further tests are scheduled for Monday to determine if surgery is necessary, but it appears as though a lengthy absence is on tap. Trent Richardson figures to carry a much larger workload while Bradshaw is unavailable.
Bradshaw (leg/ankle) had crutches and a protective boot on his injured left leg, after exiting Sunday's game against the Patriots to undergo X-rays, Mike Chappell of The Indianapolis Star reports.

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According to The Indianapolis Star's Chappell, Bradshaw seems likely to miss extended time. The Colts have yet to provide an update, following Bradshaw's exit at the beginning of the fourth quarter. While nothing should be assumed until more information is available, Bradshaw's injury history is rather discouraging. If he does end up missing extended time, Trent Richardson and Noah Herron would likely get more touches. Richardson, as inefficient as he's been, may again find himself as the lead back in a high-powered offense.
Bradshaw left Sunday's game against the Patriots in the fourth quarter to have X-rays on his left ankle/lower leg, Stephen Holder of The Indianapolis Star reports.

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Bradshaw gained 50 yards on seven carries and 29 yards on three receptions in Monday's 40-24 win over the Giants.

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Bradshaw had six carries for 35 yards with a touchdown and caught seven passes on seven targets for 52 yards in Sunday's wild 51-34 loss at Pittsburgh.

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Bradshaw will draw the start at running back for the Colts on Sunday against the Steelers, the Indianapolis Star reports.

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Bradshaw had 10 carries for 52 rushing yards and a touchdown, as well as three catches on three targets for 36 yards and another score in Sunday's 27-0 win over the Bengals. He also lost a fumble.

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2014

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2013

With a mix of fearlessness and deceptive power, the 5-9, 198-pound Bradshaw has been one of the top goal-line backs the last four seasons – converting 19-of-31 attempts from in close – and has also consistently graded among the best pass blockers at the position. But chronic foot problems and the promising future of 2012-first-round pick David Wilson ended Bradshaw's six-year tenure with the Giants. Bradshaw underwent a third surgery on his right foot in February, but in early June he received medical clearance and signed with the Colts. He’ll share carries with Vick Ballard, but Bradshaw is likely to see the bulk of the goal-line and third-down work, given his skill set.

2012

Thanks in part to four missed games in the middle of the season, Bradshaw ran for just 659 yards last year after rushing for 1,235 yards the year before. But he actually increased his TD production from eight to 11, corrected his fumbling problem and is among the best blocking backs in all of football. Bradshaw is a shifty runner who’s also more powerful than his size would suggest, as he’s converted a terrific 15-of-24 goal-line carries into touchdowns over the past three years, a remarkable 62.5 percent conversion rate that easily leads all backs over that span (minimum 12 attempts). Brandon Jacobs left via free agency, but the Giants spent their first-round pick on David Wilson. The rookie is a threat to steal touches, but he’s raw in pass protection. While he might not be a workhorse like other backs, Bradshaw should still lead his team in touches. He received a bone marrow injection in his troublesome foot during the offseason and reportedly feels better than he has in years.

2011

Bradshaw switched roles with Brandon Jacobs last year, taking over as New York’s lead back. He made the most of it, totaling 1,549 yards and eight touchdowns. Bradshaw needs to improve his ball security, as his six lost fumbles were the most in the NFL, but his 13 carries for 20-plus yards were the second most in the league. Bradshaw was one of the best blockers among all backs in football last season, and his 42 broken tackles were the fifth-most in the NFL on a modest 276 rushing attempts. He even received as many goal-line carries (nine) as Jacobs, converting five. Bradshaw played the final six weeks with a broken left wrist and underwent an offseason ankle scope during, which marked the fourth procedure on his feet and ankles in the previous two years. He’s an injury risk, but he hasn’t missed many games throughout his career and has proven a willingness to play through pain.

2010

Bradshaw got 985 yards from scrimmage last year despite getting fewer than 185 touches — all while playing on two bad feet. Offseason surgery is expected to correct the problem, and it’s exciting to think what a healthy Bradshaw could do with an increased workload. Despite his diminutive size, he’s one of the best blocking backs in the NFL and also converted five of eight attempts at the goal line for scores last season. Bradshaw is highly talented and in a terrific situation in New York, but he’ll again share carries with Brandon Jacobs. If the injury-prone Jacobs were to suffer a serious injury, Bradshaw could conceivably become a top-10 fantasy back.

2009

Bradshaw took a backseat to Derrick Ward as Brandon Jacobs’ backfield mate last season, getting just 67 rushing attempts. Bradshaw has averaged an impressive 6.1 YPC during his two-year career, and he excels in the passing game as well. He fell all the way to the seventh round of the 2007 draft, but that was largely due to off-field concerns, as he had first-round talent. He’ll have to beat Danny Ware and newly drafted Andre Brown to replace Ward, who left for Tampa Bay, but Bradshaw has to be considered the heavy favorite. The Giants set an NFL-record last season, leading the league with a 5.0 YPC team mark. Running behind football’s best offensive line, and with Jacobs proving to be quite fragile (he’s missed eight games over the past two years), Bradshaw offers a ton of upside.

2008

Bradshaw didn't record his first carry until Week 12 last season, but he ended up getting a remarkable 5.6 YPC on 71 attempts, including the postseason. He also caught at least one pass in five of his last six games, despite limited playing time. His 88-yard score during Week 16 was the longest run in the NFL last year. Bradshaw fell to the seventh round of the 2007 draft, but that was largely due to off-field concerns, as he had first-round talent. He hits the hole with authority, is extremely fast and surprisingly strong for his frame (5-9, 198). The Giants had the fourth-best rushing offense in football last year, something consistent with Tom Coughlin-coached teams. Bradshaw is going to get worked into the mix regardless, but starter Brandon Jacobs is injuryprone, and if he were to go down, Bradshaw would have top-15 upside.

2007

A small, shifty, third-down type back, Bradshaw will try to carve out a role with the team behind Brandon Jacobs and Reuben Droughns.