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Raiders To Place DE LaMarr Woodley & S Usama Young On I.R.

Raiders HC Tony Sparano told reporters on Friday that he expects the team to place DE/OLB LaMarr Woodley and S Usama Young on season-ending injured reserve Saturday, per Steve Corkran. Ian Rapoport reported earlier in the week that Woodley was expected to miss the rest of the season with a torn biceps muscle, so this news shouldn’t come as a big surprise. Oakland signed Woodley...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Raiders safety Usama Young out for season with knee injury

  As if the Oakland Raiders' defensive problems weren't bad enough, another injury will force them to use a third-stringer at strong safety. Usama Young left Sunday's 24-13 loss to Arizona with a significant injury to his left knee. He underwent an MRI on Monday and ESPN reported that he has a torn ACL and MCL in the knee and will miss the rest of the season. With starter...
Via AP on Fox
October 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Raiders sign former Browns safety Usama Young

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...
Via Waiting For Next Year
April 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Cleveland Browns release S Usama Young and LB Chris Gocong

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...
Via Waiting For Next Year
April 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Browns secondary gets even thinner as Usama Young heads to IR

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...
Via Waiting For Next Year
December 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Browns make switch at safety against Bills

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  |  Discuss

NFL News: Browns’ Usama Young in Danger of Being Cut

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...
Via Waiting For Next Year
August 28, 2012  |  Discuss

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