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NICK KASA RUMORS & GOSSIP

Raiders’ TE Nick Kasa likely has a torn ACL

Raiders head coach Dennis Allen told reporters that preliminary reports are that tight end Nick Kasa suffered a torn ACL during Tuesday’s practice. DA: preliminary reports are that Nick Kasa has torn his ACL. If that's the case, he's done for the year. a source says he is — Scott Bair (@BairCSN) August 13, 2014 Kasa scored one touchdown last season.   var ACE_AR...
Via Pro Football Zone
August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Raiders lose tight end Nick Kasa for the year

Head coach Dennis Allen said preliminary reports indicated that Kasa had torn his left anterior cruciate ligament after getting tangled up with Dallas cornerback Ryan Smith during a one-on-one drill. “If that’s the case, he would be done for the year,” Allen said. This is bad news, but I expect the Raiders to look for […] The post Raiders lose tight end Nick Kasa for the...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Raiders TE Nick Kasa tore ACL in Tuesday’s practice

Getty Images Oakland Raiders tight end Nick Kasa tore his ACL in Tuesday’s practice according to CSN Bay Area. Last season Kasa played 76 snaps for the Raiders catching one pass for nine yards and a touchdown as a rookie. The torn ACL will rule him out for the season. He will spend the season on injured reserve and try out for a roster spot next season. DA: preliminary reports...
Via Tireball.com
August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Raiders mailbag: Kasa injury info, defensive scheme, can rookies win starting job at CB and more

The Oakland Raiders have one preseason game in the books with three more to go before the regular season starts. With the team practicing in Oxnard California with the Dallas Cowboys, things are feeling more and more like the season is right around the corner. So let’s take a look at what is on the minds of the Raider Nation as we inch closer to football games that matter. @RaidersReporter...
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August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Raiders lose another tight end; Nick Kasa carted off the field

The Oakland Raiders are already down one tight end with David Ausberry on the sidelines after having surgery. Well today the team lost Nick Kasa to what sounds like a serious injury. @BairCSN: TE Nick Kasa on the ground clutching left knee. He’s in trouble The post Raiders lose another tight end; Nick Kasa carted off the field appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Raiders Training Camp Battles: Tight end

The Oakland Raiders have dropped, traded, drafted, signed and released players and are now finalizing the roster as they enter offseason camps. With the team pretty much set personnel-wise there are going to be some major battles for playing time and it all begins now. Tight end remains a position of intrigue for fans and coaches alike. With the value at tight end ever-increasing...
Via cover32 - Raiders
May 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Raiders should ignore TE in the draft

The Oakland Raiders could use some help at the tight end position, but not through the NFL Draft. Last week I discussed why the Raiders should take a serious look at signing a free agent tight end. But much for the same reasons, the Raiders should NOT consider drafting a young tight end. The Raiders have two tight ends who were taken in later rounds last season, one of whom in Mychal...
Via cover32 - Raiders
February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Should Oakland Raiders look at adding a veteran tight end?

The Oakland Raiders find themselves in an interesting place when it comes to the tight end position. Second year player Mychal Rivera had an impressive rookie campaign and as a 6th round draft pick, he still has a lot of potential to build on. In addition, the Raiders have Nick Kasa, a converted defensive end who needs a lot of work but who can also be a contributor and David Ausberry...
Via cover32 - Raiders
February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Tale of the Tape: film review of Raiders' TE Nick Kasa

Nick Kasa was the first of two tight ends taken by the Raiders in the sixth round of the 2013 NFL Draft. Kasa, a former defensive end that is still learning the position of tight end, stands an imposing 6’6” 269 lbs. That last sentence really sums up where Kasa is. Physically, he is very gifted – he has the height and build to compete well at the tight end position in the...
Via Thoughts from the Dark Side
June 15, 2013  |  Discuss
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