Eagles QB Sam Bradford 'looked good' in joint practices with Baltimore

NJ.com - [Full Article]

In preparation for his preseason debut, Saturday, and facing an opposing team for the first time in close to a year, Eagles quarterback Sam Bradford looked good.

Wednesday, the Eagles practiced for the first of three days against the Baltimore Ravens, who they will host Saturday night at Lincoln Financial Field in the second preseason game for both teams.

Bradford, who sat out the Eagles preseason opener last Sunday, faced a good Ravens' defense in both 7-on-7 drills and full 11-on-11 team drills and showed the same velocity and accuracy on his passes that he showed practicing against his teammates the first two weeks of training camp.

Fantasy Impact: 

Over the last two seasons, Philadelphia quarterbacks have averaged 16.7 passing game-only fantasy points. Bradford isn’t much of a runner, but he adds about 0.7 FP per game as a rusher. That adds up to 17.4 FP, or about what Eli Manning averaged as the #10 QB in 2014. The Eagles’ offense has lost their top receiver – DeSean Jackson and Jeremy Maclin – in each of the last two seasons, but Jordan Matthews and Zach Ertz are emerging and the team added Nelson Agholor in the draft. If Bradford ends up starting for the Eagles, we wouldn’t expect anything more than high-end QB2 numbers, but this is a definite system upgrade due to the overall effectiveness of Chip Kelly’s offense.

Filed Under: 2015, Preseason

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