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Packers, Steelers have interest in Ahmad Bradshaw?

Ahmad Bradshaw remains looking for work more than a month after getting his walking papers from the New York Giants.

A market for the veteran running back might be forming. ESPN's Adam Schefter reported on Sunday that Bradshaw has drawn interest from the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Green Bay Packers.

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The interest makes sense for both teams. The Packers are in the market for a back after losing out to the Atlanta Falcons on Steven Jackson. The Steelers have a void in their backfield after allowing Rashard Mendenhall to leave for the Arizona Cardinals. The Steelers hosted Beanie Wells on Friday, but a team source told the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette that Wells has "a bad wheel."

If Bradshaw can get back to full health following another foot surgery, he has the potential to be a free-agent steal. Like Mendenhall on the Cardinals, Bradshaw likely would have to settle for a one-year deal that would set him up to hit the open market again in 2014. Bradshaw turns on 27 on Tuesday.

The running-back market essentially is a barren wasteland at this point, making Bradshaw the best option (unless, of course, you believe a monster Michael Turner comeback season is in the offing.) Bradshaw will find a home.

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