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Shutdown Corner NFL Power Rankings: The Oakland Raiders' scary 0-16 question Shutdown Corner's post-Week 7 power rankings.
Raiders plagued by 3rd-down defensive woes ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) -- As if the Oakland Raiders' defensive problems weren't bad enough, another injury will force them to use a third-stringer at strong safety.
Winless Oakland Raiders off to worst start in 52 years Interim coach Tony Sparano buried the ball weeks ago, but nothing has changed for the Raiders. After losing to the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday, Oakland's 0-6 record marks its worst start in in 52 years.
Raiders safety Usama Young out for season with knee injury As if the Oakland Raiders' defensive problems weren't bad enough, another injury will force them to use a third-stringer at strong safety.
Opponent Profile: Are The Browns Beatable This Week For The Raiders? The Oakland Raiders are 0-6, and they're running out of winnable games on the schedule. Now, the Silver & Black travel to Cleveland to take on the Browns next Sunday, and maybe it's a chance for the Raiders to win. The Browns are 3-3, but they just lost to previously-winless Jacksonville. Can Oakland take advantage?
Team Grades: Raiders Play Close Again, But No Win Yet Overall, the Oakland Raiders played a solid game against one of the best teams in the NFL for the second week in a row. But the Silver & Black still don't have a win in 2014, and that falls on the defense again. The offense is showing life; the defense just is painful to watch every time out.
The Film Donâ€™t Lie: Raiders A weekly look at what the Oakland Raiders must fix: The Raiders are headed to Cleveland next Sunday a broken team. At 0-6, they are the NFLâ€™s only winless squad look incapable of winning a game. The Raiders are getting outplayed and outproduced, and Oakland is contributing to its losing cause, as well. Among its many mistakes against Arizona was undisciplined play. Oakland was called for eight ...
Oakland Raiders Could Be Looking to Buy Vincent Jackson It goes without saying that the Oakland Raiders will not be in the season's playoffs. This is because they were defeated by a landslide at 0-6. Though some of their players have been up to the game,...
New investor named for Oakland's Coliseum City Floyd Kephart, who heads a firm that advises major investment funds, is leading a new investment team that is seeking to build a new stadium for the Raiders in Oakland.
Oakland Raiders vs. Cleveland Browns Betting Odds, Analysis, NFL Pick The Cleveland Browns are 3-3 straight up and 3-2-1 against the spread on the season, but they're also only 4-10-1 ATS the last 15 times they've been lined as favorites at home . The Oakland Raiders , meanwhile, are 0-6 SU and 3-3 ATS this year, but they're also 8-3 ATS the last 11 times they've been lined as underdogs on the road. The Browns will be favored over the Raiders when the teams meet ...
August 30, 2006
He was born on December 27,1980 in Jackson, Mississippi. He stands six feet and six inches tall and weighs 300 pounds. Described as a physical, versatile young DL who is emerging as one of the best young linemen in the NFL.
He played one year of high school football at Provine High in Jackson, Mississippi. Two-way standout, playing both Tight End and Defensive End. He was selected to play in the Mississippi/Alabama High School all-star game following his senior season. He made 102 total tackles, including 11 sacks during his only full season playing football at the prep level.
He played in 22 games for Mississippi State, earning 16 starts along the defensive line following his transfer from junior college. He made 82 tackles while at MSU, including 15 for loss, two of which were sacks.
He made a switch from Defensive Tackle to Defensive End. He started nine of the 11 games in which he played during his junior campaign and totaled 32 tackles on the year, including seven for loss, one of which was a sack. Caused one fumble. And made one tackle at Memphis in the Bulldogs 29-17 victory at the Liberty Bowl. He had five tackles, including one for loss in State's Week 8 game vs. Kentucky.
He played in all 11 games with seven starting assignments to his credit during his sophomore campaign. He totaled 50 tackles on the year, including eight for loss, one of which was a sack. He played one year at Hinds (Mississippi) Community College and earned a major degree on Interdisciplinary Studies.
In 2004, he played in 10 games, starting three at Defensive Tackle and registered four sacks for 35 yards in losses to lead the team in both categories.
2005: Played in all 16 games with 12 starts - nine at DE and four at tackle...Recorded 46 tackles, including 36 solo stops, along with 4.5 sacks for 39 yards in losses, three forced fumbles and a pass defensed