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Could Miles Burris push Sio Moore for a starting job?

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. So throughout...
Via cover32 - Raiders
June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Who Will Strike Gold For Oakland Raiders in 2014?

Star players often steal the spotlight around the NFL. This is especially true this time of the year when many big-name contributors receive massive contract extensions or run into off-the-field trouble. But every year, we also witness plenty of promising young playmakers who step out of the shadows and make a name for themselves with a breakout season. Who will break out for the...
Via Gridiron Grit
June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Raider Nation and Sio Moore step up to help one of their own

Raider Nation is the official name for Raiders fans originated in the early 1990s by Jim Hudson upon the Raiders return from Los Angeles to Oakland. Hudson had created a Raider Nation website as a rallying point for the return of the Raiders to Oakland in order to revive the memory of the original Raiders. From this site, sprang all sorts of original designs and logos that have now...
Via cover32 - Raiders
April 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Sio Moore fits perfectly with Raider Nation

The Oakland Raiders drafted linebacker Sio Moore out of University of Connecticut in the third round of the 2013 NFL Draft. Moore finished his college career with a total of 274 tackles, 16 sacks, and four interceptions. He finished his first season with the Raiders with a total of 49 tackles and 4.5 sacks. Raider Nation was really excited to see Moore’s enthusiasm for his new...
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January 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Raiders linebacker Sio Moore suffered a concussion in a car crash

Raiders rookie linebacker Sio Moore suffered a concussion after being involved in a car accident this past Saturday. Moore posted some messages on Twitter to let everyone know he’s fine. Talk about a scary morning man. Just thank god I'm safe and made it safely to CO — Sio Moore (@MrOakTown55) September 22, 2013 100% I'll be in my black with my squad… — Sio Moore...
Via Pro Football Zone
September 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Sio Moore impressive at Raiders camp, penciled in as starter

Sio Moore was one of my favorite LB prospects this year because of his versatility. As I followed him through the draft process I was amazed at how underrated he was. In a UCONN defense that has produced some very solid NFL talent Moore stood out. His ability to rush the passer combined with his coverage ability is very rare for such a young player. He’s a good enough pass rusher...
Via Pro Football Zone
August 08, 2013  |  Discuss

State of the Nation: Breaking Down the Oakland Raiders’ Linebackers

The Oakland Raiders linebacker unit might be the most improved position on the team. While the Raiders did lose solid contributor Philip Wheeler they have improved on skill and depth at every level of the unit. The biggest addition was by subtraction, epic bust and head case, Rolando McClain was finally cut by the team before he retired. The additions of veterans Nick Roach, Kevin...
Via Football and Futbol
June 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Raiders sign 3rd rounder Sio Moore

The Oakland Raiders announced today that they’ve signed rookie third round pick, linebacker Sio Moore. Moore (6-1, 240), a linebacker out of Connecticut, was selected 66th overall by the Raiders in April. He played in 41 games with 31 starts at UConn, and garnered first-team All-Big East Conference honors twice during his collegiate career. As a senior, Moore ranked fourth on...
Via Pro Football Zone
June 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders Draft OLB Sio Moore In The 2013 NFL Draft

3.04 Oakland Raiders Sio Moore, OLB, Connecticut (6-1, 245) With the 4th pick of the third round of the NFL draft, the Raiders selected OLB Sio Moore out of the University of Connecticut. This pick represents great mid-round value for Oakland as Moore excelled at the combine and pro day, which should help bolster the depth in the Raiders’ linebacking corp. Moore is a solid, sure...
Via FF Locker Room
May 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Tale of the Tape: Sio Moore

When the Raiders took Sio Moore with the 66th overall pick in the 2013 draft, former Raiders player and Hall of Famer Willie Brown, who was announcing for the Raiders, gave the pick as “Sio Moore, linebacker, Connecticut.” You can watch the video of the selection, here. However, Moore is not just a linebacker. UConn, who boasted a strong defense in 2012, used him as a...
Via Thoughts from the Dark Side
May 05, 2013  |  Discuss
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