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The Oakland Raiders announced today that they are suspending malcontent LB Rolando McClain for "conduct detrimental to the team", according to Jay Glazer of FOX Sports.
All we hear at this point is that they are reportedly not going to release him, so we're not exactly sure what his future will be with the team going forward. They also didn't say how long he's suspended for, but we suspect he won't be dressing in black and silver ever again.
The 23-year-old was selected 8th oevrall by the Raiders in 2010.
Raiders are NOT releasing Rolando McClain, instead however the team has suspended him for conduct detrimental
— Jay Glazer (@JayGlazer) November 30, 2012
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Rolando McClain may not be free from the Raiders just yet. The organization suspended the linebacker this week. See why.
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Rolando McClain may be getting released by the Oakland Raiders in the near future, and he is going out in a blaze of Facebook glory.
The Oakland Raiders released Rolando McClain late Wednesday with an official announcement on Thursday. This now allows them to draft Notre Dame Linebacker Manti Te’o. Rolando McClain was nothing but trouble in Oakland as he was arrested and charged with third-degree assault, reckless endangerment and discharging a firearm inside the city limits. It also didn’t help that he...
Rolando McClain appears to be on his way out with the Oakland Raiders, and he reportedly isn’t hiding his disdain for the organization.
The third-year linebacker did not practice with the team on Wednesday for what coach Dennis Allen described as “team-related issues.” The former No. 8 overall draft pick then apparently ripped the team over social media.
According to Kyle...
Paul Guiterrez of CSNBayArea.com sat down with Oakland Raiders general manager Reggie McKenizie and asked if linebacker Rolando McClain has played his last game in Oakland.
“It’s going to be a possibility because we suspended him,” said McKenizie, per Guiterrez. “Now, it’s always what’s going to happen afterward. What’s his approach afterward? I know what he texted...
Linebacker Rolando McClain is not practicing again for the Oakland Raiders a day after being held out for an undisclosed team-related issue.
The Raiders say McClain is still on the team's roster Thursday despite being held out of practice for two days. Coach Dennis Allen is scheduled to address the media later in the day.
McClain was the eighth overall pick in the 2010 draft...
Linebacker Rolando McClain is still officially a member of the Oakland Raiders, but he missed practice on Wednesday for unexplained reasons and wrote on his Facebook page that he is no longer on the team, ProFootballTalk.com reported Wednesday. McClain started nine of the 11 games in which he played for the Raiders this season, but he wrote on his Facebook page, "Officially...
This definitely qualifies as one of the most awkward moments in sports. Oakland Raiders linebacker Rolando McClain thought he was going to be cut and expressed his relief and excitement on his Facebook page, only to discover the Raiders were going to suspend him for two games for conduct detrimental to the team.McClain had been in legal trouble earlier this year for pulling a firearm...
It’s not often we talk about other players not associated with the Houston Texans, but the name of Oakland Raiders inside linebacker Rolando McClain has come up. According to multiple sources, the former 8th overall pick (2010 NFL Draft) is set to “no longer” be a Raider.
These tweets came out about McClain and his recent comments.
Former Bama LB Rolando McClain no...
The Oakland Raiders aren't saying what they are going to do with linebacker Rolando McClain, the No. 8 overall pick in the 2010 draft but it's pretty clear based on coach Dennis Allen's words Thursday that they aren't going to cut McClain, despite an ESPN report to the contrary.
One day after McClain posted (and subsequently deleted) on his Facebook page that he...
According to news reports this afternoon from the Oakland Raiders’ practice facility, MLB Rolando McClain has been waived by the team. Sources cited several posts on McClain’s Facebook page citing that he was “done” in Oakland and was awaiting papers that would signal his official release.
However, as of this evening, neither Raider GM Reggie McKenzie or head coach Dennis...
Rolando McClain's disappointing run with the Oakland Raiders reached its nadir this week, when the linebacker was kicked out of practice for arguing with coach Dennis Allen and later suspended two games for conduct detrimental to the team.
Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie sat down with a group of reporters Friday, with McClain serving as an obvious talking point. The...
Oakland Raiders linebacker Rolando McClain was kicked out of practice this week for arguing with head coach Dennis Allen and later suspended two games for conduct detrimental to the team. Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie was asked on Friday if McClain had played his last game with the Raiders.
Paul Gutierrez of Comcast SportsNet Bay Area provided a transcript of the conversation...