Ahmad Bradshaw’s latest step on his return from foot surgery to the Indianapolis Colts’ backfield came with a nudge from the outside.
The veteran running back is on the active roster after spending the first two weeks of training camp on the physically unable to perform list. While the Colts might have activated Bradshaw this week the NFL made certain the transfer happened sooner rather than later.
A league spokesman confirmed to The Star the team was instructed to activate Bradshaw after it discovered he briefly participated in an Aug. 4 walk-through. There was no accompanying fine for the PUP violation.
“We just had discussions with the league concerning Ahmad’s status” coach Chuck Pagano said Tuesday. “We all agreed that it was the best thing to bring him off PUP at this time.”
Bradshaw admitted he first found out about a change in his status when the team announced it Monday afternoon.
So now what?
Slow and easy.
“If it was left up to him he’d want to go (Tuesday)” Pagano...