Sam Bradford’s Trials & Tribulations In The National Football League

October 11, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Things could not happen at a worse time for the St. Louis Rams' rookie starting quarterback Sam Bradford. The 22-year-old University of Oklahoma graduate and 2008 Heisman Trophy recipient, despite his meager success and now, a fan favorite, still has a lot to prove in this rookie season. That doesn't come without some trials and errors.
In five weeks' time, Bradford hasn't been completely used as offense-exclusive, but also working the defense as well. Bradford has thrown for 115 receptions out of 203 attempts for a total of 1,159 yards with six touchdowns and rushed three times for ten yards. He, however, has lost the ball by interception eight times. It's merely trial and error for a rookie. On the defensive side, he has made a single tackle. It's interesting how the Rams work Bradford as a vital part of both ends of the team.
Before joining the Rams after the 2010 NFL Draft as the first overall pick, Bradford played 30 games over three seasons for the Oklahoma Sooners. In ...

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