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Pat Shurmur

Bradford expected to start first preseason game since last season's injury

On Aug. 23, 2014, Sam Bradford was sequestered in the visitors locker room during a Rams-Browns game and thinking about his immediate future. The Rams quarterback had just recovered from a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee only to suffer the same injury in the third game of the preseason, sabotaging all the rehabilitation work he had done to reach that point. Never mind playing in an Eagles jersey the notion of returning to the field again seemed difficult to grasp. "I thought this day would never come," Bradford said earlier this summer. It appears the day will finally arrive Saturday. Bradford is expecting to play in the Eagles' second preseason game,...