This has been speculation for a while now, but this may be the actual end of the road for Rolando McClain and the Oakland Raiders.
Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network is reporting that the team will either trade or release the former first-round pick this offseason after they gave his agent, Patrick Dye the go ahead to start looking for a trade partner.
Sources: #Raiders have given permission for LB Rolando McClain's agent to facilitate a trade out of Oakland. If no trade, he'll be released
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) March 19, 2013
McClain, the 8th overall pick of the 2010 NFL Draft out of Alabama, had 246 tackles, 6.5 sacks and one interception, playing in 41 games since coming into the league.
He's also had his share of trouble with the law, and behavior issues with the team.
Brian McIntyre of Yahoo! Sports writes: 'McClain was arrested in Decatur, Alabama in January of 2011 after allegedly pointing a gun at another man and firing it next to his head. McClain was convicted...