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Bradford participates fully in Eagles' first practice

Sam Bradford took his spot at quarterback during the first play of 11-on-11 on the first day of Eagles training camp on Sunday and stayed behind center for all of the first-team snaps throughout the practice. Bradford returned to training camp healthy and with full clearance to participate after he was only a partial participant in the spring while recovering from a twice-torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee. Coach Chip Kelly said the new Eagles quarterback would play in the Aug. 16 preseason opener unless a problem arises. That puts Bradford on target to start the Sept. 14 season opener against the Atlanta Falcons. "It's a big step," Bradford said after...