During the period beginning at 12 noon, New York time, on March 7th and ending at 3:59:59 p.m., New York time, on March 9th, clubs are permitted to contact, and enter into contract negotiations with the certified agents of players who will become Unrestricted Free Agents upon the expiration of their 2016 player contracts at 4:00 p.m., New York time, on March 9. However, a contract cannot be executed with a new club until 4:00 p.m., New York time, on March 9.
During the above two-day negotiating period, no direct contact is permitted between a prospective unrestricted free agent and any employee or representative of a club, other than the player’s current club.
The 2017 League Year and Free Agency period begin at 4:00 p.m., New York time.
The first day of the 2017 League Year will end at 11:59:59 p.m., New York time, on March 9. Clubs will receive a personnel notice that will include all transactions submitted to the League office during the period between 4:00 p.m., New York time, and 11:59:59 p.m., New York time, on March 9.
Trading period for 2017 begins at 4:00 p.m., New York time, after expiration of all 2016 contracts.
Bradley’s Single-Game Highs
(Postseason in parentheses)
Tackles — 17 at Cincinnati, 11/16/08 (9, twice, last at Arizona, 1/18/09) Sacks — 1, three times, last vs. Atlanta, 10/17/10 (none). Sack yards —8, twice, last vs. Atlanta, 10/17/10 (none). Interceptions — 1, twice, last vs. Cleveland, 12/15/08 (none). Interception return yards — 1, twice, last vs. Cleveland, 12/15/08 (none).
2012: Bradley played all 16 games for the fourth time in his career and totaled nine defensive tackles to go along with six special-teams stops.
2011: Bradley appeared in all 16 games (1 start) in his first year with the Cardinals and registered 22 tackles (17 solo) on defense in addition to 11 tackles on special teams.
2010: Bradley opened all 12 games played for Philadelphia and ranked second on the team with 88 tackles (55 solo) to go along with one sack (8 yds.), one interception (0 yds.) and six passes defensed...Dislocated his elbow at Dal. (12/19) and missed the Eagles' final three regular-season games as well as their NFC Wild Card Playoff game vs. G.B. (1/9).
2009: Bradley missed the entire season after being placed on injured reserve (knee) on Sept. 1.
2008: Bradley started all 16 games for Philadelphia and was named to Peter King's (SI.com) All-Pro Team after notching a career-best 151 tackles (88 solo), one sack (6 yds.), one interception (17 yds.), six passes defensed and one fumble recovery...Added 26 defensive stops (17 solo) and one pass defensed in three postseason starts...Totaled at least 10 tackles in seven games, including a career-high 17 tackles (9 solo) at Cin. (11/16).
2007: Selected by Philadelphia in the third round (87th overall) of the 2007 NFL Draft, Bradley saw action in all 16 games (1 start) as a rookie and recorded 20 tackles (12 solo), one sack (8 yds.), one interception (13 yds.) and one pass defensed in addition to finishing second on the Eagles with a personal-best 17 special-teams stops...Made his first career start at N.O. (12/23) and totaled 10 tackles (7 solo), one sack (8 yds.) and one interception (13 yds.).
COLLEGE: Bradley was a three-year starter at the University of Nebraska, opening 29-of-43 career games and contributing 175 tackles, 25 tackles for a loss, four sacks, three forced fumbles, four fumble recoveries and an interception...Led the Cornhuskers with 76 tackles as a senior in 2006.
PERSONAL: Bradley played just one season of prep football at Highland High School in Salt Lake City due to injuries but managed to help his team to a state runner-up finish as a junior defensive back, quarterback and returner...Started as a wing on Highland's rugby team that won three consecutive national championships...Earned his degree in Accounting and Finance and was a two-time Big 12 Conference Academic Honor Roll selection...Stewart Bradley was born on Nov. 2, 1983, in Salt Lake City.
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