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KEVIN BURNETT RUMORS

Raiders will cut Kevin Burnett

The Raiders won’t have cornerback D.J. Hayden in the lineup for a while after foot surgery and they won’t have linebacker Kevin Burnett in the lineup at all. Multiple reports from Raiders beat writers have the team parting ways with the veteran linebacker. Burnett missed a portion of the team’s spring work because of an ankle injury and Paul Gutierrez of ESPN.com reports that...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Raiders Release Veteran LB Kevin Burnett

  Vic Tafur of the San Francisco Chronicle reports that the Raiders have released veteran LB Kevin Burnett. There has been speculation for awhile now that Burnett could be expendable now that the Raiders have added some depth at linebacker. Burnett, 31, signed a two-year deal worth $5.25 million, which included a $1.285 million signing bonus back in March of last year. Last season...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Raiders camp preview: Team is rich with depth at the linebacker position

The Oakland Raiders currently have 11 linebackers on the roster. Kaelin Burnett, younger brother of Kevin Burnett, will be entering his third season and was signed to the Raiders as an undrafted free agent out of Nevada in 2012. Kaelin has totaled 12 tackles and one forced fumble and has been playing on special teams primarily. Older brother Kevin is entering his tenth year in the...
Via cover32 - Raiders
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders: why Kevin Burnett should be nervous.

When the Oakland Raiders drafted Khalil Mack, it was assumed one of last years starting linebackers was going to lose their job. Sio Moore, who started  the majority of the season at strongside linebacker, looked to be the odd man out with Mack sliding into that starting role. Kevin Burnett (94) and Sio Moore (55) But as OTAs and minicamps began, Moore ran with the first team...
Via isportsweb.com
June 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Kevin Burnett still in the mix to start for the Raiders

Linebacker Kevin Burnett will have a chance to start for the Raiders this season even though he hasn’t been on the field because of an ankle injury. There’s been a lot of talk about a competition at weakside linebacker between Miles Burris and Sio Moore, but Allen said that incumbent starter Kevin Burnett remains in the mix despite missing the offseason program with an ankle...
Via Pro Football Zone
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Lamarr Houston a vital free agent for Oakland Raiders

When Reggie Mckenzie is prioritizing who to re-sign this spring, he needs to put a giant priority on defensive end Lamarr Houston. The fourth year player out of Texas has started 60 out of 64 games in his career; notching 16.5 sacks, forcing four fumbles, and recovering six fumbles as well. While he doesn’t put up gaudy numbers like other edge defenders, Houston is not your average...
Via isportsweb.com
January 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Burnett fitting in well on Raiders defense

Oakland's Kevin Burnett isn't sure yet what exactly the Raiders will try to do to slow down the unbeaten Kansas City Chiefs this week. It might not matter what the plan is the way the Chiefs have played while winning their first five games. That's why even as he buried himself in the film room trying to find an edge, Burnett realized the Raiders will likely have to...
Via AP on Fox
October 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Kevin Burnett says both he and the Raiders are hungry to win

New Raiders linebacker Kevin Burnett has is entering his ninth year in the league this year but his numbers have never been better than last season when he started every game for the Miami Dolphins and finished with 110 combined tackles. It was his second time in two years with the Dolphins going over 100 tackles. And yet, the Dolphins cut him in the off-season to save money...
Via Thoughts from the Dark Side
August 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Raiders sign linebacker Burnett

The Oakland Raiders have signed free agent linebacker Kevin Burnett, continuing their offseason makeover of the defense. Burnett, whose brother Kaelin is also on Oakland's roster, spent the past two seasons with Miami and has started 59 games over eight years. He had a career-high 110 tackles and 2 1/2 sacks in 2012. Burnett, a second-round draft pick by Dallas in 2005, spent...
Via AP on Fox
March 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Miami's Burnett misses practice with injury

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) -- Miami Dolphins linebacker Kevin Burnett is sidelined by a foot injury, raising doubts about his availability for Sunday's game against the New York Jets. Burnett was added to the injury report Thursday, when he did not practice. He missed much of training camp with a back injury but started the Dolphins' first two games. Reserve defensive tackle Tony...
Via Fox Sports Florida
September 20, 2012  |  Discuss
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