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USAMA YOUNG RUMORS & GOSSIP

Woodley, Young expected to be placed on IR

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) Oakland Raiders cornerback DJ Hayden could be activated from the physically unable to perform list in time for Sunday's game in Cleveland. Hayden completed his second week of practice Friday but has yet to be fully cleared to play. The 12th overall pick in 2013, Hayden underwent foot surgery in the offseason - his fourth operation since suffering a near-fatal...
Via AP on Fox
October 24, 2014  |  Discuss

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
October 24, 2014  |  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 Tyvon...
Via AP on Fox
October 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Raiders plagued by 3rd-down defensive woes

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) 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....
Via AP on Fox
October 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Raiders Sign S Usama Young

  Mike Garafolo of Fox Sports reports that the Raiders have signed S Usama Young to a two-year contract. Young, 28, appeared in 12 games for the Raiders last season and contributed 26 tackles, 2.5 sacks and an interception. His season ultimately ended in Week 14 after he suffered a season-ending neck injury was placed on injured reserve.  
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Is the Jets game a must-win for Dennis Allen?

After dropping two consecutive winnable games, the Oakland Raiders find themselves stuck at four wins – the same as their 2012 total. With four games remaining, this young Raiders team will be desperately seeking a positive finish to the season – one that displays how far they’ve come. Particularly for Dennis Allen, the final stretch of the season is crucial. If the Raiders...
Via Pro Football Spot
December 07, 2013  |  Discuss
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