Originally posted on The Penalty Flag  |  Last updated 11/28/12

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 didn’t live up to the hype on the field as well. You could say that McClain is a bust after being selected eighth overall in the 2012 NFL Draft. Considering how young he is, some team is going to take a crack at him and see what they can do with him. They may think they can whip him into shape and get him to be the linebacker everyone projected him out to be.… Read more

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