Found January 20, 2013 on
Oakland Raiders fullback Marcel Reece will replace Baltimore's Vonta Leach on the AFC's Pro Bowl roster after the Ravens earned a trip to the Super Bowl on Sunday.
Reece had been selected as a first alternate for the NFL's all-star game, which will be played at Honolulu's Aloha Stadium next Sunday.
Reece played in all 16 games with 14 starts - 10 at fullback and four at running back. He had a career-high 59 rushing attempts for 271 yards, averaging 4.6 yards per carry. He also ranked second on the team with 52 catches for 496 yards and one touchdown, ranking fourth among NFL running backs in receptions. He also led running backs with 9.5 yards per reception.
The Ravens beat the New England Patriots 28-13 in the AFC championship.
BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
The Oakland Raiders have announced that Marcel Reece has been chosen to replace Super Bowl-bound Vonta Leach in the Prow Bowl. Reece will be making his first all-expense paid trip to Honolulu in his 4-year career. The Washington alum is, without a doubt, the most versatile and dangerous fullback in the league. It is shown not only in his statistics [...]
What up RaiderNation? Welcome to this week’s edition of My Two Cents, with your favorite geriatric Raider fan, Old Timer. Well, in case you have not already heard the news, the Raiders have hired former Jacksonville Quarterbacks Coach/Assistant Head Coach Greg Olson to be their Offensive Coordinator. We will talk about him, as well the candidates that have reportedly been [...]
Raiders fullback Marcel Reece has been named to the Pro Bowl, replacing Ravens fullback Vonta Leach.
With the Ravens advancing to the Super Bowl, Leach will not participate in the Pro Bowl, which will take place on Sunday. I’m sure he’s devastated.
Reece rushed for 271 yards and had 496 receiving yards on 52 catches, fourth in the league among all running backs.
Reece was previously...
The media up in the Oakland had a opportunity to sit down with Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie and ask him some questions.
One question that came up, was whether he plans on getting rid of linebacker Rolando McClain who continues to get into trouble with the law.
“No…see that’s a particular question that we’re not talking about,” said McKenzie, per Raiders.com....
Former Oakland Raiders wide receiver Tim Brown says that he believes former head coach Bill Callahan was to blame for Barrett Robbins’ disappearance right before Super Bowl XXXVII back in 2002.
Mike Florio of ProFootballTalk.com did a great job of breaking down the interview.
\“We get our game plan for victory on Monday, and the game plan says we’re gonna run the ball,” Brown...
The Oakland Raiders have hired former Jacksonsville quarterbacks coach Greg Olson as their new offensive coordinator.
A person familiar with the hiring confirmed Saturday that Raiders coach Dennis Allen picked Olson to run the offense. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the team hasn't announced the move. The hiring was first reported by the Contra Costa Times...
The Raiders have reportedly made (but not yet officially announced) the somewhat surprising hire of Greg Olson as their new offensive coordinator. Olson was surprising because he has had a few chances at being an offensive coordinator in the NFL already and has never showed any amazing success.
I wanted to see how Olson had done in his previous stops so I gathered the following...
Former Oakland Raiders wide receiver Tim Brown said in a recent radio interview that much of the blame for the Raiders' 48-21 loss to Tampa Bay in Super Bowl XXXVII in 2003, following the 2002 season, should go to head coach Bill Callahan, suggesting some of Callahan's decisions in the days leading up to the game seemed like sabotoge. "We get our game plan for victory...
Tim Brown caught a lot of long bombs as a receiver for the Oakland Raiders. On Monday, he dropped a bomb on Bill Callahan, his former coach and current Dallas Cowboys offensive coordinator during an interview with SiriusXM NFL Radio.
Brown said Callahan essentially threw Super Bowl XXXVII by changing the offensive game plan the Friday before the game.
Brown, a Heisman Trophy winner...
Last night on SiriusXM NFL Radio Tim Brown responded, unpromted, to a general call about the Oakland Raiders' last playoff appearance with a bold assertion. Co host Zig Fracassi mentioned the high-profile distraction created this week by the report that Michael Crabtree had been accused of sexual assault in the hours following their victory to send them to the NFC championship...
A curious story has surfaced on the 10th anniversary of Super Bowl XXXVII, a game that featured the Oakland Raiders taking on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The Buccaneers completed dismantled the Raiders 48-21 on their way to the franchise’s first World Championship. Did the Oakland Raiders coaching staff sabotage their game plan in order to hand the Super Bowl to the Buccaneers?
The Oakland Raiders entered Super Bowl 37 against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers with one of the best offenses and football and real shot to win that game.
The Raiders were subsequently blown out 48-21 that day, and now some 10 years later according to Pro Football Talk, Hall Of Fame finalist Tim Brown is putting former Raiders coach Bill Callahan on blast, and suggesting that his former...