Bradshaw's season ended after the third week, when he suffered a neck injury that would eventually require surgery. Bradshaw was the team's most productive back at the time, finishing with 186 yards and two touchdowns on 41 carries prior to the injury.
Eric Wright returns for another year in San Francisco
by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
The 49ers quickly brought back defensive backEric Wright Tuesday, at the start of free agency. Wright will return to the team on a one-year deal, according to The Sacramento Bee, after the 28-year-old spent his first season with the 49ers in 2013.
Wright recorded one interception and seven tackles in seven games last year.
Free agent safety Mike Mitchell signed a five-year deal worth $25 million with the Steelers Tuesday, at the start of the free agency period. ESPN.com confirmed the financial terms of the deal Tuesday night.
Mitchell will receive a big time increase over the $1 million he made during his breakout season for the Panthers last year, during which he record 67 tackles, four interceptions and two forced fumbles.
The Saints were expected to release running back Darren Sproles but demand from other clubs for his services have altered those plans. Now Sproles is up for bid and a team is expected to acquire him from the Saints, ESPN reports. As a result, he will not be released. It was previously reported that as many as 10 teams were interested in him.
Former Chiefs offensive lineman Geoff Schwartzagreed to terms with the Giants on a contract at the start of free agency Tuesday. Schwartz started seven games for the Chiefs a year ago, and could step into a starting role for the Giants.
The Vikings will re-sign offensive lineman Joe Berger to a one-year deal, according to the Star Tribune Tuesday. Berger spent the previous three seasons with the Vikings primarily as a backup, but did make two starts a year ago.
The Cowboys have decided to waive wide receiver Miles Austin, The Dallas Morning News reports Tuesday. According to the report, the team plans to designate him as a post-June 1 cut in order to save $5.5 million, to be used for signing drat picks.
Austin has struggled to stay healthy since signing his massive contract extension in 2010. He finished the 2012 season with just 24 catches for 224 yards and no touchdowns.
The Jaguarsannounced the re-signing of defensive back Will Blackmon Tuesday, shortly after the open of free agency. Blackmon's deal is for two years, though the team did not announce financial terms for the 29-year-old.
Blackmon finished the 2013 season with 40 tackles, one interception and 10 passes defended in 15 games.
Browns sign Andrew Hawkins to four-year offer sheet
by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
The Browns signed wide receiver Andrew Hawkins to a four-year offer sheet Tuesday, the Akron Beacon Journal reports, that doesn't mean he will be moving from one AFC North team to another.
As a restricted free agent, the Bengals still have five days to match the offer, though the Browns will not be on the hook for a compensatory pick if the Bengals set him free. Hawks appeared in just eight games for the Bengals last season, catching 12 passes for 199 yards.
The Bearsannounced the signing of free-agent defensive back Ryan Mundy Tuesday, early in the free agency period. Mundy spent the 2013 season with the Giants, putting up a career-high 77 tackles along with one interception while appearing in all 16 games.