Cowboys Injury Report: Rookie Linebacker Likely To Miss Wild Card GameAs the Dallas Cowboys head into the wild card round of the 2014 NFL playoffs against the Detroit Lions, the team seems healthy outside of a key rookie linebacker.
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Rolando McClain Returns To Raiders As Backup And Special Teams PlayerDisgruntled Oakland Raiders linebacker Rolando McClain is back after his two-game suspension. Head coach Dennis Allen will use him as a backup to Omar Gaither and on special teams. Raiders defensive tackle Richard Seymour and cornerback Michael Huff were both limited in practice as they recover from various ailments.
Raiders Make More Roster ChangesThe 3-10 Raiders continue to make roster cuts to players who aren't performing as the front office expected. This week featured the release of cornerback Ron Bartell and the reinstatement of disgrunted linebacker Rolando McClain. There is also speculation that long-time punter Shane Lechler will not return next season given his advanced age and high salary.
Raiders Might See Return of McFadden and Goodson For First Time In Nearly A MonthRunning backs Darren McFadden and Mike Goodson finally returned to practice after missing three games with high ankle sprains. They won't see teammate Rolando McClain who has been suspended without pay for two games for conduct detrimental to the team. The Browns have various injuries but their key players should all be active this Sunday.
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Rolando McClain Might Soon Be An Ex-RaiderTroubled linebacker Rolando McClain was absent from practice Wednesday for "team related issues." McClain has been a major disappointment and has seen his playing time drastically reduced since the first month of the season. Running backs Darren McFadden and Mike Goodson returned to practice for the first time in nearly a month.
Raiders Linebacker Rolando McClain Is Troubled But TalentedRolando McClain is a highly-paid linebacker for the Oakland Raiders. After a promising rookie season where he made the highlight reels for his body slam of St. Louis Rams receiver Danny Amendola, McClain made news for his off field problems, most notably in 2011 for allegedly threatening to kill a man and firing a gun next to his head.
Despite Numerous Injuries, Raiders Ready To Take On The BuccaneersThe Raiders have 16 players in the injury list while the Bucs have only four. But Tampa Bay is missing left guard Carl Nicks who is a big part of the Bucs offense. Can the Raiders defense exploit his absence?
Raiders Try New Cornerbacks In Practice The Raiders are experimenting with new personnel at cornerback given their injuries to starters Ron Bartell and Shawntae Spencer. They are also trying to implement changes because their first two games have exposed gaping holes on both offense and defense.
The Grant Napear Show - August 24, 2012