Allen Bradford Fantasy News
Sunday, December 22, 2013, 2:34pm
Giants Inactives Allen Bradford LB Victor Cruz WR David Diehl G Peyton Hillis RB Ryan Nassib QB Jason Pierre-Paul DE Cooper Taylor S
Rueben Randle will start at WR with Cruz out. Jerrel Jernigan is active and will work in as the 3rd WR.
Giants Inactives Allen Bradford LB Peyton Hillis RB Markus Kuhn DT Ryan Nassib QB Dallas Reynolds OG Adrien Robinson TE Corey Webster CB
Brandon Jacobs returns to the active lineup with Hillis inactive. Andre Brown is expected to handle the bulk of the RB touches.
Sunday, September 15, 2013, 3:29pm
Giants Inactives Allen Bradford LB Michael Cox RB David Diehl T Johnathan Hankins DT Brandon Mosley G Ryan Nassib QB Adrien Robinson TE
Sunday, January 13, 2013, 11:58am
Seahawks Inactives WR Deon Butler CB DeShawn Shead CB Byron Maxwell LB Allen Bradford OG Rishaw Johnson OT Mike Person DT Jaye Howard
Sunday, January 6, 2013, 4:02pm
Seahawks Inactives Allen Bradford RB Deon Butler WR Winston Guy SS Jaye Howard DT Rishaw Johnson G Mike Person T DeShawn Shead DB
It is being reported the Tampa Bay Bucs have lost running back LeGarrette Blount for at least a few weeks with an MCL sprain in his knee. Blount suffered the injury when he was nailed on his knee against the San Francisco 49ers. Local radio broadcaster J.P. Peterson first reported Blount had suffered an MCL Grade 2 tear and would be out for four-to-six weeks. Normally Grade 2 tears takes four to six weeks to heal according to UCSF.com. But here is where it gets interesting: the Bucs released running back Allen Bradford on Thursday. Bradford had been inactive for the team’s first four games before being activated in last Sunday’s contest. Bradford was the team’s sixth-round draft pick in April’s NFL Draft. Yet, Bradford’s departure leaves the Bucs with just two running backs — Earnest Graham and Kregg Lumpkin — along with fullback/tight end Erik Lorig.
Four weeks of recovery would mean that Blount would miss Weeks 6 & 7 and potentially return after the Buccaneeers' bye in Week 8. Earnest Graham will take over for the time being with Kregg Lumpkin rotating in.
Tuesday, October 11, 2011, 11:40am
The next man up for LeGarrette Blount seems pretty cut and dried. Morris suggested the Bucs would probably lean more on Earnest Graham as their lead ball carrier and on Kregg Lumpkin as their third-down specialist, as well as incorporate rookie Allen Bradford into the offense.
Bucs coach Raheem Morris said, "I don't want to rule (LeGarrette Blount) out, but I'm not looking at him. It is what it is. Next man up. I'd like to get more detailed information on him. I'll call him day-to-day for now." Blount went down in the third quarter after making a 29 yard catch from Freeman and getting tackled at the knees by D Goldson. He did not return. If Blount can't go, Earnest Graham will get a bulk of the carries. Kregg Lumpkin and Allen Bradford will also get some carries.
Coaches pretty much have to plan that way, but it doesn't sound as if Blount is going to play against the Saints. Fantasy owners should do the same and plan not to have Blount in your lineup this week. We'll keep updating you on the situation.
Bucs Inactives Larry Asante SS Quincy Black OLB Allen Bradford RB Anthony Gaitor DB Derek Hardman OT James Lee T Sammie Stroughter WR
Sunday, July 31, 2011, 2:27pm
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are not in a hurry to sign running back Cadillac Williams. Tampa will take a long look at Kregg Lumpkin as a potential third down back. Veteran Earnest Graham and rookie Allen Bradford could also be in the mix.
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