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Raiders, Chargers plan possible shared Los Angeles-area home The Oakland Raiders and San Diego Chargers are planning a shared stadium in the Los Angeles area if both teams fail to get new stadium deals in their current hometowns, the teams said in a joint statement, ...
Oakland Raiders, San Diego Chargers Moving Forward With $1.7B Stadium To Share In SoCal The Oakland Raiders Thursday night announced plans to share a stadium in Southern California with the San Diego Chargers if both NFL teams fail to find new stadium solutions in their hometowns.
Chargers, Raiders threaten to join forces and move to Los Angeles The Oakland Raiders andÂ SanÂ DiegoÂ ChargersÂ are planning a shared stadium in the Los Angeles area if both teams fail to get new stadium deals in their current hometowns. The NFL teamsÂ teams said they have tried and failed for years to find stadium solutions in Oakland andÂ SanÂ Diego.
Oakland Raiders propose LA-area stadium, shared with Chargers The Oakland Raiders on Thursday unveiled a proposal for a Southern California stadium to be shared with the San Diego Chargers, even as the team pledged to keep working to build a new stadium for the Raiders in Oakland.
Oakland Raiders, San Diego Chargers Planning Possible Shared Home In Southern California The statement says the teams have tried for years to find stadium solutions in Oakland and San Diego, and both may be forced to move to remain economically viable.
Bolts, Raiders reveal joint L.A. stadium plan The San Diego Chargers and Oakland Raiders announced Thursday that they have collaborated on a proposal to build a privately financed, $1.7 billion stadium in Carson, California, that the two teams would share if they relocate to the Los Angeles market.
Oakland Raiders, San Diego Chargers might share a stadium The Oakland Raiders and San Diego Chargers are planning a shared stadium in the Los Angeles area if both teams fail to get new stadium deals in their current hometowns, the teams said in a joint statement, adding another layer of complexity to a possible NFL return to the region.
Raiders, Chargers announce joint venture for possible Los Angeles-area stadium CARSON, Calif. â€” The Oakland Raiders and San Diego Chargers are planning a shared stadium in the Los Angeles area if both teams fail to get new stadium deals in their current hometowns, the teams said in a joint statement, adding another layer of complexity to a possible NFL return to the region.
Raiders and Chargers Present Joint Stadium Plan The Oakland Raiders and the San Diego Chargers are thinking about moving out of their cities since they haven't gotten a new stadium. They've proposed a 1.7 billion dollar stadium in Carson which the two teams would share in the Los Angeles market. Thursday both teams announced a possible joint stadium in Carson and already city leaders and community members are waiting for them with open arms ...
Money the issue with keeping Raiders in Oakland While Oakland and Alameda County leaders say they are open to improving infrastructure at the Coliseum site, they are adamant that they will not subsidize a new stadium for the Oakland Raiders.
Sept. 1 , 2006
Warren Carlos Sapp was born on December 19, 1972 in Orlando, Florida. He stands six feet 2 and weighs 300 pounds. He is known for his intense and aggressive defensive play, his swift and powerful tackling, and his ability to cast aside multiple defenders with ease.
He attended Apopka High in Apopka, lettering in football, track and basketball. He played Line Back, Tight End, and Punt in high school. During his senior year, he was named all-state and USA Today Honorable Mention All-America.
He attended college at Miami where he Majored in Criminology and played as a tight end for three seasons, electing to forego senior year for NFL Draft. For three years he recorded a total of 176 tackles, 19.5 sacks, four forced fumbles, four fumble recoveries and five passes defensed. Furthermore, in his three bowl games, he recored an additional of 13 tackles and three sacks.
He earned many honors as a junior co-captain included first team All-America from AP, UPI, Football Coaches Association and Walter Camp. He also won the Lombardi Award, symbolic of the nation's top lineman/linebacker.
He was a finalist for the Outland Trophy and was named Defensive Player of the Year by Football Writers Association, Football News and ABC. He was also the Big East's Defensive Player of the Year and a first team All-Big East selection with 11 starts, statistics showed 84 tackles, team-best 10.5 sacks, four forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries.
During his sophomore season, accolades included second team All-America and first team All-Big East. Where he started 10 games at Defensive Tackle and had 52 tackles and six sacks. He also played in 10 games as a freshman reserve, backing up Mark Caesar and registered 40 tackles and three sacks. In 1991, he was redshirted as incoming freshman and was shifted from Tight End to Defensive Tackle.
He played in 16 games, starting season's first five and final three contests in 1995. He finished with 27 tackles, one pick, one forced fumble and five passes defensed. He was a consensus first team All-Rookie choice including selection by Pro Football Weekly, PFWA, Football News and College and Pro Football Newsweekly and was drafted by Buccaneers with first of two first round picks.
In 1996, he started 14 of 15 contests, missing the season's second week at Detroit. He collected nine sacks along with nine tackles for loss to lead team in both categories.
And in 1997, he started 15 regular season games and two playoff contests, missing second game of career against Miami due to sprained right ankle.
He started all 16 regular season games for the first time in his career and was selected to the Pro Bowl, earning first starting assignment in 1998.
During the 1999 season, he was named NFL Defensive Player of the Year where he started 15 games, missing one contest with a broken hand.
He played in all 16 regular season games with 15 starts at Defensive Tackle and also started playoff contest where he was selected to the Pro Bowl for the fourth consecutive season, including his third straight as a starter. He also earned first team All-Pro honors from the Associated Press, Sports Illustrated, College & Pro Football Newsweekly, The Sporting News, Football Digest and USA Today and was named to Pro Football Weekly's All-NFL team and All-NFC by Football News. He recorded an impressive career highs in of 16.5 sacks and 76 tackles in the 2000 season.
In the 2001 season, he was selected to the Pro Bowl for the fifth straight season, including his fourth consecutive as a starter and was named to the Associated Press All-Pro first team, as well as both College & Pro Football Newsweekly and Pro Football Weekly's All-NFL Team and was also chosen to The Sporting News All-Pro Team.
He was named to the Pro Bowl for the sixth consecutive year and tied team record for total and consecutive appearances in 2002. He was also named as Pro Bowl starter for the fifth consecutive year and was selected to the Associated Press All-Pro first team for the fourth straight year.
In 2003 season he was named to the Pro Bowl for the seventh consecutive season where he started 15 games at Defensive Tackle and became inactive for one game.
He started all 16 league games and played at both Defensive Tackle and Defensive End in 2004. He recorded 42 tackles, 2.5 sacks for 17.5 yards in losses and recovered two fumbles.
In the 2005 season he played in and started the first 10 games of the year before missing the final six contests with a shoulder injury and moved back inside to Defensive Tackle after spending much of 2004 at Defensive End.
He is currently married and blessed with two children.