Ahmad Bradshaw | RB | Indianapolis Colts
Posted: 2/26/2015 1:54am et
Indianapolis Colts impending free-agent RB Ahmad Bradshaw's pretrial conference has been rescheduled to April 8 as authorities await crime lab results. Bradshaw pleaded not guilty to a misdemeanor charge for allegedly possessing marijuana when he was pulled over on an Ohio interstate earlier this month.
Huddle Up: The league has demonstrated it doesn't necessarily need a legal conviction to suspend a player, though that's how they've tended to play out cases involving drug possession and such. So Bradford might have a two-game suspension hanging over his head if he signs with a new team this offseason.
Posted: 2/17/2015 4:17pm et
Indianapolis Colts RB Ahmad Bradshaw has pleaded not guilty to a marijuana possession charge in western Ohio.
Huddle Up: Bradshaw, who rolled up 725 total yards and eight TDs in 10 games before suffering a fractured fibula, is an unrestricted free agent who's a good fit for the RB-needy Colts with his lengthy injury history being the main potential stumbling block.
Posted: 2/14/2015 12:03pm et
Indianapolis Colts RB Ahmad Bradshaw, who can file for free agency and sign with another team next month, was cited in Dayton, Ohio for marijuana possession and following too close to another vehicle.
Huddle Up: Looks like Bradshaw might enter free agency with a potential two-game suspension hanging over his head, in addition to his other baggage like an extensive injury history. That's likely to knock a few bucks off his contract.
Posted: 1/20/2015 3:29pm et
Indianapolis Colts RB Ahmad Bradshaw has shed the cast on his leg and was in walking boot Tuesday, Jan. 20. He hopes to begin working out soon and is interested in re-signing with the team in the offseason.
Huddle Up: Bradshaw was clearly the Colts' best back, rolling up 725 yards from scrimmage and scoring 8 TDs in 10 games before getting injured, and is a good bet to return to Indy given the team's lack of RB talent with Trent Richardson's flame-out.
Posted: 11/18/2014 3:27pm et
Indianapolis Colts RB Ahmad Bradshaw was placed on Reserve/Injured Tuesday, Nov. 18. Bradshaw suffered a broken leg in Week 11.
Huddle Up: Tough end to the season for Bradshaw and tough luck for the fantasy owners of the RB, who currently ranks 10th among all backs with 121 fantasy points.
Posted: 11/17/2014 5:42pm et
Indianapolis Colts RB Ahmad Bradshaw (ankle) suffered a fractured fibula in Week 11, according to an MRI.
Huddle Up: It's a crushing blow for the Colts offense. Now Indianapolis will have to rely on the disappointing Trent Richardson for the remainder of the season. Richardson will be a flex play for fantasy purposes based purely on volume.
Posted: 11/17/2014 10:09am et
Updating a previous report, Indianapolis Colts RB Ahmad Bradshaw (ankle) likely suffered a broken ankle Sunday, Nov. 16. He'll undergo testing to determine the severity and whether surgery is required Monday, Nov. 17.
Huddle Up: The oft-injured Bradshaw has been the more effective back in Indy's rotation, but a busted ankle likely ends his season--or at least the fantasy portion of it. Trent Richardson would see an uptick in unproductive touches in Bradshaw's absence.
Posted: 10/30/2014 4:36pm et
Indianapolis Colts RB Ahmad Bradshaw did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 30, because he received a day off.
Huddle Up: No worries -- just some extra, well-deserved rest for fantasy's fifth-ranked RB.
Posted: 9/29/2014 10:17am et
Indianapolis Colts RB Ahmad Bradshaw (ankle) tweaked his ankle in the Week 4 game against the Tennessee Titans, and was forced to leave the game briefly. He was able to return, but was spotted after the game with a walking boot on his left foot as a precaution.
Huddle Up: You have to think at this stage of his career Bradshaw has multiple styles of walking boots: Air Jordan walking boots, Crocs walking boots for the summer months, probably a dress walking boot for more formal occasions... what we're saying is, injury is nothing new for Bradshaw. That said, he's stepped out of the walking boot and played well on more than one occasion so this doesn't necessarily rule him out for Week 5. You'll have to monitor his practice week and availability leading up to game time, but that's part of the deal when drafting/owning Bradshaw.
Posted: 9/24/2014 6:05pm et
Indianapolis Colts RB Ahmad Bradshaw (rest) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 24.
Huddle Up: Just a maintenance day for the veteran who, believe it or not, ranks sixth among all fantasy backs with 44 points heading into Week 4.
Posted: 9/16/2014 12:23am et
Indianapolis Colts RB Ahmad Bradshaw rushed 13 times for 70 yards and caught 5 passes for 26 yards and 2 TDs Monday, Sept. 15 in a 30-27 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles.
Huddle Up: Starter Trent Richardson had more touches (22-18) than Bradshaw but the latter continues to get more done with less, averaging 5.4 yards per rush (13-70) to Richardson's 3.8 (21-79) and had 4 more catches and 10 more receiving yards. He also scored the pair of TDs while Richardson fumbled twice, losing one. The bottom line is that Bradshaw is the Indy back you want, even if he continues getting slightly less work.
Posted: 9/12/2014 10:22am et
Indianapolis Colts RBs Trent Richardson and Ahmad Bradshaw are expected to split carries in Week 2. Richardson rushed only six times for 20 yards in Week 1 because the team fell behind early. However, in his limited work, he showed improved vision and decisiveness.
Huddle Up: Hard to emphatically state that 3.3 yards per carry indicates "improved vision and decisiveness", but we'll go with it. Bradshaw is a better fit when the team needs to throw, as they did playing catch-up in Denver, so it boils down to what direction Pep Hamilton and the offense want (or need) to go based on the game situation. Hope you weren't banking on Richardson being your (and Indy's) go-to feature back.
Posted: 8/13/2014 10:30am et
Indianapolis Colts RB Ahmad Bradshaw (neck) said Tuesday, Aug. 12, that he expects to play in the team's regular season opener against the Denver Broncos. He isn't sure if he will get the green light to make his preseason debut Saturday, Aug. 16, against the New York Giants.
Huddle Up: Bradshaw is the expected backup plan to Trent Richardson in Indy. That he hasn't played in the preseason is keeping his fantasy value down, to the point that if you're not a believer in a T-Rich bounceback season Bradshaw is a great late-round flier... assuming, of course, he's healthy enough to actually play.
Posted: 6/16/2014 10:39pm et
Indianapolis Colts RBs Trent Richardson and Ahmad Bradshaw wore red non-contact jerseys during organized team activities as they compete for the team's starting running back role. That battle is expected to intensify during training camp, but both will see playing time, no matter who is the official starter. Head coach Chuck Pagano has stated he wants a workhorse running back, however.
Huddle Up: The Colts under Pep Hamilton have run the ball plenty, so there should be enough carries to make both Richardson and Bradshaw viable fantasy options. And it would be easy to champion either as a quality handcuff: Bradshaw because Richardson has been a bust thus far, Richardson because Bradshaw can't stay healthy. Whether either can be trusted as a consistent fantasy starter, however, is another matter entirely.