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Ron Bartell will not let a broken neck stop him from being physical

Lions’ Ron Bartell suffered a broken neck in 2011. Bartell has only played in seven games since suffering the injury. He claims that his injury will not affect how he plays the game. Bartell has this to say to the Detroit Free Press: “Me being physical, going in and making a tackle and I get hit while making a tackle and I fracture my neck. Another injury I’m going in to...
Via Pro Football Zone
June 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Raiders release Bartell, reinstate McClain and more

The Oakland Raiders announced several moves to their roster today, as the players reported back to practice following the loss against the Broncos last Thursday. Rolando McClain was reinstated after his 2-week suspension ended this morning. However, the 3rd-year linebacker will not be allowed to practice until he meets with head coach Dennis Allen, who is currently away from the [...]
Via Silver and Black Daily
December 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Bartell, Spencer look for new starts with Raiders

The offseason moves that brought Ron Bartell and Shawntae Spencer to the Oakland Raiders on the surface seemed to be a perfect a union. A team looking to go in a new direction at cornerback brought in two veterans sorely in need of fresh starts. Bartell and Spencer have brought sage leadership skills to a young secondary in Oakland that is adapting to a brand new defensive system...
Via AP on Fox
August 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Raiders Training Camp Day 6

As the Raiders concluded their first week of training camp, the team practiced in front of fans for the third straight day. One less Raider was in attendance because the team waived nose tackle Travis Ivey before practice. On the other hand, cornerback Ron Bartell passed his physical and can now participate in team drills. Ivey has been out of practice for the first five days because...
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August 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Raiders cornerback ready to practice, must wait

Oakland Raiders cornerback Ron Bartell has been removed from the non-football related injury list and expects to play in the team's preseason opener against the Dallas Cowboys on Aug. 13. But according to terms in the collective bargaining agreement between the NFL and the players, Bartell will have to wait three days before being cleared to fully practice. He can take part...
Via AP on Fox
August 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Tale of the Tape: Ron Bartell

Earlier this season, the Raiders signed former Rams LCB Ron Bartell to a one year $3 million contract. The reviews of Bartell were favorable on his time in St Louis but I wanted to get an idea for him myself. I watched all the defensive snaps for two games, both in 2010 because he only played part of one game in 2011 before sustaining a fracture to one of the vertebrae in his neck...
Via Thoughts from the Dark Side
April 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Raiders and Free Agency: Many Opportunities Remain

One week into the 2012 NFL Free Agency period, the Oakland Raiders have made three signings. G Mike Brisiel, CB Ron Bartell, and CB Shawntae Spencer are all players that are expected to come in and fill starting roles this season. Generally, the weeks following the first of free agency are slow, but that is in comparison to [...]
Via Silver and Black Daily
March 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Raiders Bring In Ron Bartell, Mike Brisiel For Visits

We’re three days into NFL Free Agency, and the Raiders have yet to sign a player from another football team. That could change soon. Oakland has cornerback Ron Bartell and guard Mike Brisiel in for visits today, in the hopes of bolstering the secondary and finding a replacement for recently-cut guard Cooper Carlisle. Bartell just [...]
Via Silver and Black Daily
March 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Rams release cornerback Ron Bartell

Cornerback Ron Bartell has been released by the St. Louis Rams, the latest casualty in the team's rebuilding efforts under new coach Jeff Fisher and general manager Les Snead. The Rams released defensive end James Hall, center Jason Brown and defensive tackles Fred Robbins and Justin Bannan on Monday. The 30-year-old Bartell was the team's top cornerback most of his seven...
Via AP on Fox
March 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Rams CB Bartell expects to return next season

St. Louis Rams cornerback Ron Bartell, who sustained a season-ending neck injury in the opener, plans on playing next season. Bartell, the team's top coverage corner, said Monday that doctors have told him there's no extra risk in playing again. He fractured two bones in his neck when he absorbed a block by a Philadelphia Eagles lineman in a 31-13 loss. While gathering...
Via AP on Fox
January 02, 2012  |  Discuss
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