USAMA YOUNG RUMORS & GOSSIP
This has been a heavy week for the Oakland Raiders as they continue to sign veterans to their roster. The signing of Safety Usama Young and CB Mike Jenkins on Tuesday dealt with holes on Oakland’s defense while today’s signings … Continue reading →
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The reconstruction of the Raiders' secondary rages on in Oakland.
After landing former Dallas Cowboys cornerback Mike Jenkins, the Raiders on Tuesday announced the signing of free-agent safety Usama Young, who started 19 games over the past two seasons for the Cleveland Browns. Young spent his first four years in the NFL as a reserve for the New Orleans Saints, where he played...
It’s been a busy day on defense for the Raiders. In addition to announcing deals with Mike Jenkins and Andre Carter, the team also agreed to a deal with free agent safety Usama Young.
Young, who turns 28 next month, has seven career interceptions, 22 passes defended and 152 tackles in 81 career games. He spent the last two seasons with the Browns, with whom he had a career-high...
The connections between the Raiders and Browns seem to keep getting stronger, or at least more strongly anecdotal. First the report that the Raiders badly wanted to keep Desmond Bryant, whom the Browns signed in free agency. Now, Pro Football Talk is reporting that the Raiders have signed former Browns safety Usama Young. Details of the deal aren’t available yet.
Darin Gantt of...
According to Joe Reedy with the Cincinnati Enquirer, free agency safety Usama Young recently visited with the Cincinnati Bengals.
Young, a former third-round pick with the New Orleans Saints, has spent the last two seasons with the Cleveland Browns, posting a career-high three interceptions and 1.5 quarterback sacks last year.
The Browns released Young along with linebacker...
The Cleveland Browns have released linebacker Chris Gocong and safety Usama Young.
They also signed placekicker Brandon Bogotay on Tuesday.
Gocong was expected to bolster the linebacking corps when he was acquired in 2010 from Philadelphia, and he did start 32 games. But he missed last season with a torn right Achilles tendon, and with a new defensive alignment under coach Rob...
Via AP on Fox
April 02, 2013
The Browns today announced that they have released safety Usama Young and linebacker Chris Gocong.
Gocong tore his right Achilles during practice and missed the entire season. He had 2 years left on his contract, and was due to make $4.62 million this season. Young would have been a free agent after the 2013 season. He was due $2.4 million this year.
The Browns won’t be in a hurry...
The Cleveland Browns have placed safety Usama Young on injured reserve due to a thumb injury that will reportedly require surgery.
Young played in 13 games, 11 of which were starts. He recorded 52 tackles, 1.5 sacks, three interceptions, defensed seven passes and recovered a fumble. He started in place of the injured TJ Ward this past week, but will join him on the injured reserve...
Browns safety Usama Young will start against Buffalo in place of Eric Hagg, who was beaten for a touchdown pass last week in Cincinnati.
Young, who started eight games last season, has yet to play a defensive snap this season.
Hagg started Cleveland's first two games. He gave up a 44-yard TD pass in the 34-27 loss to the Bengals.
Browns tight end Alex Smith was also inactive...
Via AP on Fox
September 23, 2012
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He was the prize free agent in the Cleveland Browns’ 2011 off-season, but free safety Usama Young could realistically lose his roster spot just one year later.
Nate Ulrich of The Akron Beacon-Journalreports that Young’s status is very much of the bubble variety and that the former New Orleans Saint needs an exemplary final preseason game to make the team’s 53-man roster. Having...