Far and away the most interesting story line of the Oakland Raiders training camp has been the battle between outside linebackers Sio Moore and Miles Burris. Heading into offseason workouts, pretty much anyone who knew anything about the Raiders expected Moore to be the unquestioned starter at the weakside linebacker position.
Moore started as the strong side linebacker in his rookie...
Raiders linebacker Miles Burris is finally healthy after overcoming a knee injury that seemed to plague him since 2012.
“There’s nothing like playing the game of football and playing the game of football healthy,” he said. “You’re always going to be nicked up but I’m feeling great and enjoying playing the game.”
Burris has been working with the first-team defense and...
When the Oakland Raiders drafted Sio Moore in the third round of the 2013 NFL Draft, it was almost immediately heralded as the steal of the draft by many experts. Most saw Moore as a second round talent with the potential to be a play making starter in the NFL. As it turns out, they were right. Moore had an impressive rookie season in which he showed flashes of greatness.
2013 saw a complete overhaul of the Oakland Raiders linebacker corps. The only returning members were second year players Miles Burris and Kaelin Burnett. Picking up bargain veteran options, General Manager Reggie Mckenzie brought in Kaelin’s brother, 8-year veteran Kevin Burnett to play weakside linebacker; as well as signing 6-year veteran middle linebacker Nick Roach...
The Raiders activated linebacker Miles Burris off the physically unable to perform list on Wednesday afternoon. The move was expected after the team created roster space by waiving linebacker Martez Wilson on Tuesday.
The transaction concludes a long, strange rehab that’s lasted all season. Burris had offseason knee surgery despite playing the entire 2012 season. Burris declined...
According to Scott Bair of CSNBayArea, Raiders linebacker Miles Burris is only a few weeks away from playing after undergoing offseason knee surgery.
Raiders linebacker Miles Burris was expected to be a major contributor this season. He hasn’t even practiced during an agonizingly slow rehab from offseason knee surgery.
But he’s just a few weeks away from playing football again...
Oakland rookie Miles Burris has had a tougher time keeping his emotions under control than he has learning the Raiders' defensive schemes.
Since being elevated to a starting outside linebacker early in training camp while Aaron Curry continues rehabbing following offseason knee surgery, Burris has stayed busy in the film room and on the field trying to keep pace with the rest...
Miles Burris #56
College: San Diego St.
Weight: 246 lbs
Arm Length: 31.7″
Hand Size 9.7″
40 Yard Dash: 4.67
3 Cone Drill: 6.81
20 Yard Shuttle: 4.20
Bench Press: 31 reps
Vertical Jump: 37.5″
Broad Jump: 121″
The Raiders seemed very excited at the opportunity to grab Miles Burris in the 4th round of the draft this year. In my opinion Miles seemed...
The Raiders addressed a major need with the 129th pick in the 4th round of the 2012 Draft when they took Miles Burris out of San Diego State.
Burris, a redshirt senior, was extremely durable in his four years playing at San Diego State as he was in 12 or 13 games each of 4 season.
He had more than 75 tackles in both his junior and senior season and those two seasons combined also...
Miles Burris (@MilesBurris) was nice enough to spend a few minutes with me to talk about where he fits into the Raiders’ 2012 plans.