Through the first nine games of last season, Bradshaw was on pace for top 10 fantasy numbers in both PPR and standard formats. He averaged 13.0 touches for 79 yards and 0.89 TD, which included 3.8 catches per game and six receiving touchdowns. Of course, that was when he was splitting time with the ineffective Trent Richardson. Now he'll be sharing the backfield with the far more capable Frank Gore. He should hold more value in PPR formats and if anything happens to Gore, his value would get a big boost into fantasy RB2 territory. On the other hand, he's been injury-prone throughout his career, he's another year older, and the Colts aren't utilizing their running backs in the passing game like they did last season. The signing does negatively impact the value of Frank Gore, but we're expecting that the Indianapolis offense will improve as the season wears on, so the size of the proverbial pie should be larger, offsetting a potential decline in touches for Gore.
Colts sign Ahmad Bradshaw to a one-year deal
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