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Ahmad Bradshaw, Indianapolis Colts Agree to Terms

June 11th, 2013 at 2:00 PM
By Steven Wright

After days of negotiations, Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay announced on his Twitter account (@JimIrsay) that the team agreed to terms with running back Ahmad Bradshaw on Tuesday, June 11.

Bradshaw, 27, is a former seventh-round draft pick in 2007 by the New York Giants out of Marshall University. According to, the contract will be a one-year deal and have a base salary of $1.1 million.

Listed at 5-foot, 10-inches, and 214 pounds, according to, Bradshaw started 12 games in 2012 for the Giants. He amassed 1,015 yards on 221 carries, and rushed for six touchdowns, including a 200-yard effort on a season-high 30 carries. He also had 23 receptions, averaging 10.7 yards per catch.

For his career, Bradshaw has 4,232 rushing yards and averages 4.6 yards per carry. He scored the game winning touchdown in Super Bowl XLVI, He was released by the Giants on Feb. 6.

Bradshaw will bring 33 career starts to Indianapolis, which is three more than the rest of the team's running backs combined. Donald Brown has 15 starts in four years, Vick Ballard started 12 times during his rookie season in 2012. Delone Carter has the other three starts, all coming during his rookie year in 2011.

Ballard led the Colts in rushing in 2012, with 211 carries for 814 yards.


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