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Rolando McClain and the Oakland Raiders have been divorced for the last four months, but the Raiders finally finalized the divorce by waiving McClain. The Raiders were simply tired of putting up with his immaturity, arrests and public comments detrimental to the team. The Raiders paid the price by paying 10,895,000 in dead money he is owed, but waiving McClain was worth it. McClain’s behavior over the last three seasons has been some of the worst in the NFL. He has been arrested to discharging a firearm next to a person’s ear and lying about his identity to a police officer. What’s worse is McClain does not own up to any of these charges... Read more
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It was reported earlier today that former Raiders’ linebacker Rolando McClain cleared waivers.
According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, McClain has already received three offers, with two other teams also interested.
On Rolando McClain: Already has 3 offers, 2 other teams interested. Should be quick. Thanks to the head-start from his agent seeking a trade
— Ian Rapoport...
The Raiders have finally parted ways with Rolando McClain in a move that was long overdue. He was a former first-round pick of the team.
Rolando McClain’s career with the Oakland Raiders is over after just three years. Earlier today, the Silver & Black has waived the former eighth overall pick in the 2010 Draft, following a series of issues, both on and off the field. Click here to see the updated Oakland Raiders’ complete list of Free Agents McClain’s release did not come as [...]The post Raiders Free Agency...
According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, former Raiders linebacker Rolando McClain has cleared waivers and is now a free agent.
Former #Raiders LB Rolando McClain went unclaimed on waivers, I’m told. So, he’s a free agent.
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) April 8, 2013
It will be interesting to see which teams end up showing interest in McClain.
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The Raiders’ long nightmare at linebacker is officially over. The team on Friday finally, after three years of off-the-field stupidity and on-the-field mediocrity, cut middle linebacker/headache Rolando McClain.
This has been a long time coming. McClain, the Raiders’ 8th overall pick in 2010, probably sealed his fate when he got into a confrontation with Dennis Allen in Week...
On Friday the Oakland Raiders released linebacker Rolando McClain according to NFL.com’s Ian Rapoport. “I’d like to thank the Raiders for giving me an opportunity to play in the NFL. I’m disappointed that it hasn’t worked out better, but I’m … Continue reading →
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As soon as the Oakland Raiders waived linebacker Rolando McClain on Friday, I knew that several people would be hollering for the Pittsburgh Steelers to go after him.
A lot of the hollering for McClain by the fanbase stems from an article that Kevin Scarbinsky of the Birmingham News wrote back in December of 2009, right before Alabama played Florida.
Scabinsky wrote that then...