KEVIN BURNETT RUMORS

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

After Dolphins sign ex-Raiders linebacker, Raiders ink Burnett

The Miami Dolphins and Oakland Raiders officially completed a linebacker swap, though not by trade.Less than a week after the Dolphins signed Philip Wheeler on the first day of free agency, the Raiders picked up veteran 'backer Kevin Burnett, according to Steve Corkran of the Bay Area News Group. Burnett, who spent the last two years in Miami, tallied 109 tackles, 2.5 sacks...
Via AFC East Daily
March 17, 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

Raiders Sign LB Kevin Burneet

The Oakland Raiders have announced the signing of free agent LB Kevin Burnett. Burnett, 30, was recently released by the Dolphins as the worked to revamp their linebacking corps. Last year, Burnett was rated as the No. 4 best 4-3 outside linebacker, so this could be a great addition for a Raiders defense that had shed a lot of talent in the past two years. We had Burnett listed as...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Burnett latest victim in Dolphins' LB house cleaning

The Miami Dolphins did some spring cleaning the old fashioned way on Tuesday: by seniority.The team completely revamped its linebacking corps on the first day of free agency, and its veterans saw the worst of it.According to Jim Trotter of Sports Illustrated, 30-year-old Kevin Burnett is the latest victim, cut by team shortly after the signing of Oakland’s Phillip Wheeler. Burnett...
Via AFC East Daily
March 12, 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

Dolphins linebacker Kevin Burnett playing key role in turnaround

MIAMI - Kevin Burnett spent a lot of time Sunday giving his teammates and coaches credit. His 34-yard interception...
Via Boston Herald Sports
December 08, 2011  |  Discuss

Dolphins linebacker Kevin Burnett hits stride after slow start

DAVIE, Fla. - Miami Dolphins linebacker Kevin Burnett just needed a little time. After a slow start statistically,...
Via Boston Herald Sports
November 13, 2011  |  Discuss
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