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He might be young, he might be lacking experience in comparison with Vick, but he still made plays last season. Take note that Bradford has already surpassed Peyton Manning in pass completions for a rookie, and also holds the record for the most consecutive passes without an interception for a rookie (169), so to say he isn’t a threat would be foolish. He has already lifted the Rams from NFC West cellar dwellers to many NFL fans' hot tip to win that division.
However, as he enters his second year, Bradford needs to be aware of the dreaded sophomore slump—where mistakes can no longer be blamed on him being a rookie. Last year, he did average almost an interception a game, and with the likes of Nnamdi Asomugha, Asante Samuel and Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie at cornerback, it is likely we’ll see further growing pains on Sunday.
Bradford is smart enough to know that the Eagles linebacker unit is young too, as are the safeties, so he will be looking to exploit them by targeting new additions tight end Lance Kendricks and wideout Mike Sims-Walker.