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Patriots Work Out Five LBs Including Tim Dobbins

Field Yates of ESPN reports that the Patriots brought in five free agent linebackers for workouts on Monday including: Justin Anderson, Kaelin Burnett, Tim Dobbins, Mario Harvey, and Paul Hazel. This comes a day after Jerod Mayo went down with what is believed to be a serious knee injury. The Patriots have already ruled Mayo out for Week 7’s game against the Jets. Dobbins, 31...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Raiders Mailbag: Allen’s replacement, is Vincent Brown ready? Where’s Kevin Burnett?

The Oakland Raiders went from a team with no heart in week two to a team who played outside of themselves and almost pulled off a huge upset in week two. While they did not get the win, the team showed a lot. So it’s not surprising that we have a lot of questions this week. Let’s get right into it: @RaidersReporter More likely current/former Bay Area dennis replacement – Shaw...
Via cover32 - Raiders
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Raiders claim DE Mayowa off waivers

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) The Oakland Raiders have claimed defensive end Benson Mayowa off waivers from the Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks. Oakland waived linebacker Kaelin Burnett with a knee injury Sunday to make room on the 53-man roster for Mayowa. Mayowa originally joined the Seahawks as an undrafted free agent out of Idaho in May 2013. He played in the first two games for...
Via AP on Fox
August 31, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Roster Moves, Chargers, Cowboys, Packers, Raiders, & Ravens

  Roster Moves NFL Practice Squad Signings Tracker 2014 NFL Claims Tracker NFL Roster Cuts: Sunday Chargers The Chargers are expected to place WR Vincent Brown on injury reserve and release him with an injury settlement last in the week. (Michael Gehlken) Cowboys Cowboys signed former Seahawks LB Korey Toomer to their 53-man roster, despite the fact that he cleared waivers...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
August 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Raiders camp preview: Team is rich with depth at the linebacker position

The Oakland Raiders currently have 11 linebackers on the roster. Kaelin Burnett, younger brother of Kevin Burnett, will be entering his third season and was signed to the Raiders as an undrafted free agent out of Nevada in 2012. Kaelin has totaled 12 tackles and one forced fumble and has been playing on special teams primarily. Older brother Kevin is entering his tenth year in the...
Via cover32 - Raiders
July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders Projected 53 Man Roster Part II

This is the second half of my take on what the revamped roster of the Oakland Raiders will look like come Week 1.  After focusing on the offense last week, now we turn our attention to defense. The deconstruction phase is over and for head coach Dennis Allen, his staff, and GM Reggie McKenzie it is time to win now or run the risk of having their names called on “Black Monday”...
Via TopSportsReport
June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

What to Expect from the Oakland Raiders Defense in 2014

The Raiders defense had flashes of being a good unit in 2013, but they wound up finishing 21st overall, 27th against the pass and 10th against the run. The lack of pass rush and depth across the board cost them several games in which they led going into the 4th quarter and that ultimately spelled their doom. Defensive Coordinator, Jason Tarver had to get creative with his LBs...
Via cover32 - Raiders
May 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Kaelin Burnett signs Raiders contract tender

Raiders linebacker Kaelin Burnett signed the team's one-year contract tender on Thursday afternoon. Burnett was an exclusive rights free agent, a designation for free agents with less than three years of NFL service, and had no negotiating power. Burnett had to sign the tender or sit out the 2014 season. Kaelin Burnett will play a second season with his brother Kevin, who...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Raiders LB Kaelin Burnett Signs His Exclusive-Rights Tender

  The Oakland Raiders announced Thursday that Raiders LB Kaelin Burnett has signed his exclusive-rights tender.  LB Kaelin Burnett @WhoDAtBeezy has signed his Exclusive Rights Tender. pic.twitter.com/X0PlrCMofC — OAKLAND RAIDERS (@RAIDERS) April 17, 2014 Burnett, 24, signed with the Raiders as an undrafted free agent out of Nevada back in 2012. He spent most of the 2012 season...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Raiders Tender Contract To CB Chimdi Chekwa

According to Steve Corkran, the Raiders tendered an offer to exclusive rights free agent CB Chimdi Chekwa. Oakland tendered offers to OL Matt McCants, LB Kaelin Burnett, RB Jamize Olawale, CB Brandian Ross, RB Jeremy Stewart on Tuesday. Chekwa, 25, was a fourth-round pick of the Raiders back in 2011. He appeared in 15 games last season and totaled 24 tackles and...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Raiders tender contracts to six players

The Raiders have offered tenders to six of their exclusive rights free agents, tendering contract offers to linebacker Kaelin Burnett, cornerback Chimdi Chekwa, offensive tackle Matt McCants, fullback Jamize Olawale, safety Brandian Ross and running back Jeremy Stewart. There were no terms disclosed on the contracts. The exclusive rights designation means that the players involved...
Via Thoughts from the Dark Side
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Six Raiders tendered exclusive free agent offers

Six exclusive rights free agents received offers from the Oakland Raiders yesterday. The team will retain the services of linebacker Kaelin Burnett, defensive back Chimdi Chekwa, safety Brandian Ross, fullback Jamize Olawale, running back Jeremy Stewart and offensive lineman Matt McCants. Exclusive rights free agents must stay with the team if a minimum contract is tendered to them...
Via cover32 - Raiders
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Raiders Tender Five Exclusive Rights Free Agents

According to Tom Pelissero of USA Today, the Oakland Raiders tendered exclusive rights free agents OL Matt McCants, LB Kaelin Burnett, RB Jamize Olawale, CB Brandian Ross and RB Jeremy Stewart. Pelissero adds that Burnett, Olawale, Ross and Steward will all receive $570,000 next year. McCants’ tender is worth $495,000 Oakland still has well over $60 million in available cap...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Kaelin Burnett re-signs with Raiders, joins brother Kevin

The Raiders on Friday reportedly came to terms on an exclusive-rights contract with reserve linebacker Kaelin Burnett. Burnett was undrafted last year and played in six games for the Raiders last season. He registered two tackles in six games as a special teams player after being promoted from the practice squad. The Raiders also signed his brother Kevin, a former Dolphins linebacker...
Via Minus Twenty-Two
March 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Raiders promote LB Burnett from practice squad

APNewsNow. The Oakland Raiders have promoted linebacker Kaelin Burnett from the practice squad to fill the spot vacated by Aaron Curry's release. The team announced the move Saturday, a day before Oakland visited Cincinnati. Burnett was signed by Oakland as an undrafted free agent from Nevada. He is the 27th player on the 53-man roster acquired by first-year general manager...
Via AP on Fox
November 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Chekwa Returns as Raiders Fill Practice Squad

The Oakland Raiders have announced that they have filled all openings on their practice squad by signing four players.  CB Chimdi Chekwa, DT Vaughn Meatoga, C Colin Miller and RB Jeremy Stewart were all added to the Raider’s practice squad.  They join four others (LB Kaelin Burnett, WR Brandon Carswell, WR Travionte Session and LB [...]
Via Silver and Black Daily
September 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Raiders fill out practice squad

The Raiders have filled their practice squad as of tonight, the team announced.  The squad as is currently arranged is mostly old faces but a couple of new ones have been added, too.  The practice squad is used as a place to keep young players to help them develop and is also used as a scout team to mimic opponents styles so that the roster can practice and learn how to play against...
Via Thoughts from the Dark Side
September 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Raiders announce cuts to 53, squad still incomplete

The Raiders announced their cuts tonight, moving the squad from 75 to 53 players per league guidelines.  The players waived or put onto IR were: Waived LB Kaelin Burnett (R)Waived K Eddy Carmona (R)Waived WR Derek Carrier (R)Waived WR Brandon Carswell (R)Reserve/PUP (knees) LB Aaron Curry (4)Waived DE Hall Davis (1)Waived TE Kyle Efaw (R)Waived DL Dominique Hamilton...
Via Thoughts from the Dark Side
August 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Raiders hurting, especially at Linebacker

The Raiders are limping into their first preseason game - literally for some players.  After being fairly low-injury for the first week of camp, the second week brought a multitude of lower limb injuries on players of most every position. The Raiders are especially thin at linebacker where UDFA Mario Kurn suffered a knee injury that will put him on the I.R. list and he will not...
Via Thoughts from the Dark Side
August 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Preseason Profile: Kaelin Burnett, LB

Kaelin Burnett #57 College: Nevada Height: 6’3½” Weight: 234 lbs Arm Length: N/A Hand Size N/A   40 Yard Dash: 4.64 3 Cone Drill: 6.70 20 Yard Shuttle: 4.30 Bench Press: 20 reps Vertical Jump: 34.5″ Broad Jump: 129″   Kaelin Burnett is the brother of Miami Dolphins linebacker Kevin Burnett. Kaelin began his career playing outside linebacker at Nevada, but was moved to...
Via Raiders Blog
July 17, 2012  |  Discuss
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