Raiders sign Pashos, start filling practice squad

The Oakland Raiders have signed tackle Tony Pashos and released tackle Alex Barron. The team also signed seven players to the practice squad Monday, including five waived by the team on Saturday. Receiver Greg Jenkins, defensive backs Chance Casey and Shelton Johnson, guard Lamar Mady and tight end Brian Leonhardt were brought back to the practice squad. Oakland also signed tackle...
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September 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Raiders Sign OT Tony Pashos, Release Alex Barron

The Oakland Raiders agreed to terms with veteran OT Tony Pashos on Monday. Pashos, 33, was recently released by the Redskins, but the Raiders have a major need at tackle, so it makes sense for them to see what Pashos offers at this point in his career. It appeared as though Oakland was going to enter the 2013 season with Alex Barron as their starting left tackle, but the team released Barron...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
September 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Raiders release Alex Barron

According to’s Around the League,  the Raiders have released offensive lineman Alex Barron. Alex Barron released by Raiders. Was their starting left tackle a few weeks ago. — NFL: AroundTheLeague (@NFL_ATL) September 2, 2013 Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Raiders release Alex Barron appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
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September 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Alex Barron forces playbook changes, Head coach responds to criticisms

The Oakland Raiders are changing their playbook with left tackle Jered Veldheer out with a triceps injury. Darren McFadden was to run behind Veldeer and now with the tackle out the Raiders have been forced to alternate plans. Alex Barron has taken over Veldeer’s position and already the Raiders have changed their playbook because of him. “I think it changes how we’re going...
August 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Ex-Rams GM throws major shade at Raiders OT Alex Barron

Rough few days for Raiders tackle Alex Barron. On Friday, Barron, the apparent successor to the injured Jared Veldheer at left tackle, had an ugly debut in his new role against the Saints that left much doubt as to whether he could relied upon and also further complicated the Raiders’ o-line woes. So where does this get worse for Barron? Enter ex-Rams GM Billy Devaney, who on ESPN...
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August 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Raiders' Jared Veldheer out at least three months

After getting a second opinion Jared Veldheer has decided to have surgery on his partially torn triceps this friday.  According to @AdamSchefter this type of injury will take at least three months to heal. Type of surgery Raiders LT Jared Veldheer is having Friday has three-month recovery period. Problem at LT for OAK. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) August 15, 2013 The...
Via NFL Injury Report
August 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders: Offensive situation in dire straights

Things are not looking up for the Oakland Raiders. Offensively the Raiders are in trouble at nearly every position. On Wednesday the Raiders placed left tackle Jared Veldheer for what could be the season. Veldheer will be replaced by Alex Barron and while that may be laughable it is just the latest in what figures to be a poor season for the Raiders. The Raiders have one of the league’s...
August 16, 2013  |  2 Comments

Alex Barron - King of False Starts - Starting For Raiders

With Jared Veldheer (triceps) out three months, Alex Barron is expected to open the season as the Raiders' starting left tackle. Barron has been out of the NFL since the 2010 season and likes penalties.
Via Cold Hard Football Facts
August 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Raiders lose Veldheer to torn triceps

Oakland Raiders starting left tackle Jared Veldheer will need surgery on his torn left triceps and will miss a significant portion of the upcoming season. Coach Dennis Allen announced the diagnosis on Wednesday after the team got the results of a second MRI on the injured arm. Allen said Veldheer will be a candidate to be put on the injured reserve list with a designation for return...
Via Fox Sports
August 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders Lose Starting Left Tackle To Torn Triceps

Oakland Raiders starting left tackle Jared Veldheer has suffered a torn triceps which will require surgery, according to the Raiders twitter feed.Fantasy Spin:Alex Barron is the likely candidate to take over until Veldheer returns, but his history of penalties and sacks makes this a big blow to the Oakland offense.
Via Fantasy Football Champs
August 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Raiders scrambling due to injuries

Raiders coach Dennis Allen's plans to have his team practice in pads have been altered by a rash of injuries. More than a dozen players were sidelined for Sunday morning's workout, including six projected starters on defense. That forced the team into a scramble mode just to get through practice. Khalif Barnes, Oakland's starting right tackle the past two seasons, moved...
Via Fox Sports
August 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Raiders add offensive lineman Alex Barron

The Raiders on Tuesday added another candidate for their offensive tackle corps by signing veteran Alex Barron. Barron brings versatility to the Raiders with his ability to play on both the left and right side of the line. Barron, a former 19th overall selection by the Rams in 2005, last played in the NFL in 2010 when he was with the Cowboys. In 2011, with the Saints, he missed...
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March 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Seahawks dump Terrell Owens, career likely over

Getty According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter the Seattle Seahwawks have terminated the contract of wide receiver Terrell Owens. Seahawks officially terminated the contracts of WR Terrell Owens, OT Alex Barron andG Deuce Lutui. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) August 26, 2012 If I was a gambling man, I’d bet that Owens’ career is over.  He’s 38 years-old and clearly doesn...
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August 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Seahawks RT James Carpenter could start year on the PUP

It's been a rough 12 months for James Carpenter. Rehab Rehab Rehab. Three words I'm sure he'd love to forget. Danny O'Neil reported this week that Carpenter is likely going to start 2012 Seahawks training camp on the Physically Unable to Perform (PUP) with his slow recovery to his 2011 knee injury. The Seahawks on paper have a TON of depth. Breno Giacomini is starting...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
June 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Seahawks, OT Barron agree to deal

Alex Barron made the most of his tryout during Seahawks rookie minicamp over the weekend. Barron signed a deal with Seattle on Tuesday, the team announced, along with three other rookie tryout survivors -- offensive tackle Andrew Mitchell (Cincinnati), cornerback Donny Lisowski (Montana) and tight end Cooper Helfet (Duke). "This is real good, especially when you consider...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Seattle Seahawks sign four players including Alex Barron

First reported today by Liz Matthews of 710ESPN Seahawks have signed CB Donny Lisowski, T Andrew Mitchell, T Alex Barron and TE Cooper Helfet. Alex Barron you ask? Yes that Alex Barron. The former first round draft choice (19th pick 2005 draft) of the St. Louis Rams. Per the Seahawks press release. Quote: The 6-foot-7, 320-pound Barron participated in the team’s rookie minicamp...
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May 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Seahawks sign former first-round tackle Alex

The Seattle Seahawks signed former St. Louis Rams first-round offensive tackle Alex Barron following a successful minicamp tryout. A former No. 19 overall pick in 2005 from Florida State, Barron started 74 of 76 games with St. Louis.
May 15, 2012  |  Discuss
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