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Oakland coach Hue Jackson said he is disturbed by the allegations against the Raiders' Rolando McClain but hasn't ruled the second-year linebacker out for Sunday's game in Miami.
McClain was arrested Thursday on misdemeanor assault, firearms and other charges after police said he fired a gun during a fight in his Alabama hometown. The eighth overall pick in the 2010 draft, McClain later posted $2,000 bail and was released.
Before McClain was arrested, Jackson said he expected him to play against the Dolphins. Jackson backed off those comments a day later after learning more details about the incident.
McClain missed his third straight practice Friday and Jackson said the linebacker is not in Oakland. McClain had been in Alabama to attend his grandfather's funeral at the time of his arrest.
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Oakland Raiders linebacker Rolando McClain has been arrested in connection with a shooting that occurred on Wednesday evening in his hometown of Decatur, Alabama.
McClain, 23, has been charged with discharging a firearm within city limits, which is a third degree assault, as well as menacing and reckless endangerment. According to Decatur police, McClain allegedly stood over another...
Oakland Raiders linebacker Rolando McClain was not at practice Friday, one day after he was arrested for allegedly firing a gun during a fight with a man in Alabama.
Raiders coach Hue Jackson said he planned to have a face-to-face meeting with McClain. It's unclear if McClain will play in Sunday's game at Miami.
"There’s a right way to do things and a wrong way to...
Rolando McClain/Ctsy: Decatur Police/Al.com((ht: al.com))This is an odd story that apparently isn't so odd to the police department in Decatur, Alabama.Current Oakland Raider and former Alabama LB Rolando McClain was apparently arrested late Wednesday after being accused of putting a gun to a man's head, forcing him to the ground and shooting a bullet near him.McClain is...
Raiders linebacker Rolando McClain has been criticized for his actions on the field this year, and he may soon be questioned for his actions off, too.
Oakland's middle linebacker was reportedly at the scene of a fight Wednesday evening in his native Alabama when gunshots went off, according to the Decatur Police Department.
McClain has been arrested as part of the investigation...
The Alabama man who claims Raiders linebacker Rolando McClain
pointed a gun at his head and fired it just inches from his ear
told a local television station he was ambushed by the NFL player
and a friend.
One person was injured, but no one has been charged, according to a statement issued by the Decatur (Ala.) Police Department. The victim refused treatment at the scene, drove himself to the hospital, and was released. Lt. John Crouch, a police spokesman, just told me over the phone he is preparing another statement that will be released shortly...
Details continue to emerge regarding the arrest of Raiders linebacker Rolando McClain. And it’s gradually getting uglier for the team’s first-round pick in 2010. Via Nate Stuhlberg of CSNBayArea.com, Rishard Papscott claims that McClain and another man set Papscott up for the fight that resulted in McClain allegedly holding a gun to Papscott’s head. “I…
Linebacker Rolando McClain is active for the Oakland Raiders in Sunday's game at Miami, three days after he was arrested on misdemeanor assault, firearms and other charges in his Alabama hometown.
Raiders coach Hue Jackson (pictured doing his best Gene Simmons impersonation) has not decided — or, if he has, he hasn’t publicly indicated — whether middle linebacker Rolando McClain will play on Sunday, three days after being arrested on multiple charges in Alabama arising from allegations that he stuck a gun in someone’s face before…