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 12 that led to a two-game suspension. After he came back he was demoted to the scout team in practice and left on the inactive list for the Raiders’ final three games.
His hilarious arrest in January only made Reggie McKenzie’s decision easier. That’s when McClain, in Decatur, Ala., allegedly signed a citation for a window tint violation with ******* y’all,” which, believe it or not, can get you arrested. We highly advise against doing it.
In 2011, of course, was arrested on another incident in Decatur after firing a gun next to somebody’s head. That arrest gave us this amazing photo (really, that photo is pheno...