Raiders continue to look for safeties

The Oakland Raiders have clearly focused their attention on the safety position this offseason. After cutting Tyvon Branch, they signed Nate Allen while also bringing back both Charles Woodson, Brandian Ross and Larry Asante. They also already had former seventh round draft pick Jonathan Dowling under contract. In addition, they tried to snag Green Bay Packers safety Sean Richardson...
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April 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders re-sign 10 free agents

Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports The Oakland Raiders have re-signed 10 free agents, including safety Larry Asante, wide receiver Andre Holmes and safety Brandian Ross. RESTRICTED FREE AGENTS Player Pos. Ht. Wt. Exp. Asante, Larry S 6-0 210 4 Holmes, Andre WR 6-4 210 4 King, Marquette P 6-0 190 4 Ross, Brandian S 6-1 190 4 Streater, Rod WR 6-3 195 4...
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April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Raiders re-sign 10 free agents

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) The Oakland Raiders have re-signed 10 of their own free agents. The team announced Wednesday that restricted free agent receivers Rod Streater and Andre Holmes; safeties Brandian Ross and Larry Asante; and punter Marquette King all signed their contracts. Oakland also signed exclusive rights free agent defensive end Denico Autry, tight end Brian Leonhardt, tackle...
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April 08, 2015  |  Discuss

What free agents do the Raiders need to re-sign

Between unrestricted free agents, restricted free agents and exclusive rights free agents, the Oakland Raiders have 22 players that they need to make a decision on. For the most part, the guys set to hit free agency are not very big names, but there are a few on the list worth discussing. So let’s take a look at the guys the RAiders need to re-sign and guys they absolutely need...
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February 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Raiders missing LB Sio Moore for game vs Chiefs

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) The Raiders are without linebacker Sio Moore and safety Larry Asante, both pivotal in shutting down Chiefs star Jamaal Charles last month, for Sunday's game in Kansas City. Moore is out with a hip injury. Asante went on injured reserve this week with a shoulder injury. Oakland, which has only four healthy linebackers, did get some positive news when cornerback...
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December 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Raiders promote Dowling, Filimoeatu to roster

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) The Oakland Raiders have promoted safety Ras-I Dowling and linebacker Bojay Filimoeatu from the practice squad to the active roster. Oakland also placed safety Larry Asante on season-ending injured reserve with a shoulder injury Saturday to make room on the roster. The Raiders had one open spot on their 53-man roster after cutting linebacker Jamar Chaney earlier...
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December 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Raiders Promote S Ras-I Dowling & LB Bojay Filimoeatu, Place S Larry Asante On I.R.

The Oakland Raiders announced a few roster moves on Saturday including promoting S Ras-I Dowling and LB Bojay Filimoeatu to their active roster and placing S Larry Asante on season-ending injured reserve. Dowling, a former second-round pick of the Patriots, signed to the Jets practice squad in October of last year. He later signed a future/reserve contract with New York, but...
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December 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Raiders Draft Prospects: Strong safety Kyshoen Jarrett

Name Kyshoen Jarrett, SS, Virginia Tech Height: 5’11 Weight: 198 lbs NFL Comparison: Duke Williams, Buffalo Bills Positives: Jarrett is an adaptable safety that played rover in college. The rover’s responsibility is to play all over the field, assist in run support, defend the slot receiver, and occasionally line up against an outside receiver. He possesses both short area quickness...
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December 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Poor field conditions terrorizes Raiders in loss to Broncos

The Oakland Raiders need a new stadium, we already knew that. From plumbing problems to jam packed isles and a field that looks like some failed science experiment that tried to combine a football field with a baseball field to create a freak of nature mutant field. And then there is the simple fact that the stadium looks like it could fall apart at any minute. But despite all of...
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November 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Raiders Sign S Larry Asante To Active Roster, LB Bojay Filimoeatu To Practice Squad

  The Oakland Raiders announced the signing of veteran S Larry Asante to the 53-man roster, and the signing of LB Bojay Filimoeatu to the practice squad. Asante, 26, was with the Raiders during training camp, but was released before the season started.  He has spent time with the Browns, Bucs and Colts in four previous seasons. It would not be surprising to see Asante log some...
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October 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Raiders Sign Larry Asante, Kevin Goessling, Spencer Hadley & Waive Three

  The Oakland Raiders officially signed DB Larry Asante, K Kevin Goessling, and LB Spencer Hadley on Thursday, according to the NFL transactions release. Oakland also waived/injured DB Shelton Johnson and LB Marshall McFadden, and released P Michael Palardy from the Non-Football Illness list. Asante, 26, is former fifth-round selection of the Cleveland Browns back in 2010...
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August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Raiders Sign S Larry Asante

  The Oakland Raiders announced the signing of veteran S Larry Asante on Wednesday. Asante, 26, is former fifth-round selection of the Cleveland Browns back in 2010, but he unfortunately last just a few months with the team before he was placed on waivers at the start of the regular season. Asante signed to the Buccaneers practice squad later that year before joining the the Colts...
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August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Broncos To Sign OT Ramon Harewood

Aaron Wilson reports that the Broncos worked out OT Ramon Harewood on Tuesday and plan to signing him to a contract. Adam Caplan reportedly earlier in the day that the Broncos also worked out former Colts S Larry Asante. Harewood, 26, spent the 2012 season with the Baltimore Ravens and managed to start started five games that season. He was eventually beat out for a roster...
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January 21, 2014  |  Discuss
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