"You don't see him out here a lot on Wednesdays," Bradford told the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. "Anytime he's out here Wednesday practicing, especially the way he looked today -- he looked great, he looked fast, he looked like himself -- that's definitley going to be big for us."
"I'm ready to get back out there for this week," he said. "I expect to play, but I expected to play last week, too."
The Associated Press contributed to this report.