Report: Patriots Work Out Veteran Free-Agent Defensive Back C.J. Spillman

The New England Patriots reportedly hosted a veteran defensive back for the second consecutive day Wednesday. The Patriots worked out free-agent safety/special teamer C.J. Spillman, ESPN.com’s Mike Reiss reported. The Patriots hosted cornerback Tarell Brown on a visit Tuesday, according to Reiss. Spillman began his career with the San Diego Chargers as an undrafted free agent...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Patriots Hosted CB C.J. Spillman For A Workout

Mike Reiss of ESPN Boston reports that the Patriots hosted free agent CB C.J. Spillman for a workout on Wednesday. The Patriots have moved on from a number of cornerbacks in recent months, but they also brought in Tarell Brown for a workout this week, so they are clearly looking to add someone before training camp. ... The post Patriots Hosted CB C.J. Spillman For A Workout appeared...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Patriots Meet With CB Tarell Brown

According to Mike Reiss of ESPN, the Patriots have met with free agent veteran CB Tarell Brown on Tuesday. The Patriots held a work out for Brown back in March, making this the second time the two parties have met. The Patriots have seen the departures to three of their top four cornerbacks this offseason in Darelle Revis, ... The post Patriots Meet With CB Tarell Brown appeared...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Patriots Host Veteran Cornerback Tarrell Brown On Visit

The New England Patriots might not be finished adding veteran cornerbacks this offseason. The Patriots hosted Tarell Brown on a visit Tuesday, ESPN.com’s Mike Reiss reported. This is Brown’s second visit with the Patriots this offseason. Brown’s 2014 season ended early with a foot injury. He started 14 games for the Oakland Raiders last season, recording 55 tackles with four...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

49ers select safety Jaquiski Tartt with second-round pick

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) The San Francisco 49ers have selected safety Jaquiski Tartt out of Samford with their second-round pick in the NFL draft. Tartt was selected at 46th overall Friday night, providing the 49ers further depth in a secondary that lost two more key faces this offseason when cornerbacks Perrish Cox and Chris Culliver signed elsewhere in free agency. Tarell Brown...
Via AP on Fox
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders free agents have not fared well on the open market

The Oakland Raiders had more than a dozen players hit free agency, whether through their contracts coming to an end or due to being cut. But as free agency approaches the end of it’s second week, only four of those players have signed contracts with new teams. Far and away the majority of former Raiders are still on the free agent market waiting for someone to offer them a deal...
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March 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Patriots Sign CB Bradley Fletcher To A One-Year Deal

Mike Reiss of ESPN Boston has confirmed with CB Bradley Fletcher‘s agent that his client is signing with the Patriots. Mike Garafolo adds that Fletcher receives a one-year contract. Adam Caplan mentions that the agreement is worth a maximum of $2.5 million. On Tuesday, New England brought in a number of cornerbacks for visits including: Fletcher, Tarell Brown, Robert ... The...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Patriots Host Four Veteran Cornerbacks On Free-Agent Visits

The New England Patriots reportedly brought four veteran cornerbacks to Gillette Stadium for free-agent visits. The Patriots hosted cornerbacks Terence Newman, Tarell Brown, Bradley Fletcher and Robert McClain, ESPN’s Mike Reiss reported Tuesday. Newman was a top five pick out of Kansas State in the 2003 NFL draft out of Kansas State. He’s played with the Dallas Cowboys and...
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March 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Patriots Also Tried Out CBs Tarell Brown, Bradley Fletcher, & Robert McClain

Howard Balzer reports that the Patriots held tryouts on Tuesday for a number of cornerbacks including: Tarell Brown, Bradley Fletcher, Robert McClain and Terence Newman. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reported earlier that Newman was scheduled to visit with the Patriots Tuesday. Fletcher, 28, appeared in 15 games for the Eagles and recorded 60 tackles, an interception returned for...
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March 17, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Adrian Peterson, Draft, Browns, Cardinals, & Raiders

Draft Dane Brugler mentions that he likes the idea of Mississippi State ILB Benardrick McKinney moving to defensive end in the NFL. Tony Pauline of DraftInsider.net previously reported that the Chiefs are considering McKinney as a possible replacement for free agent OLB Justin Houston, which means they too view him as a possible edge-rusher. Adrian Peterson Mike Florio writes...
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February 25, 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 cornerback TJ Carrie out vs. Broncos

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) Oakland Raiders cornerback TJ Carrie will miss the season finale against Denver because of an ankle injury. Carrie was downgraded from questionable to out Saturday. The injury means Oakland will be without four of its top five cornerbacks for the matchup against Peyton Manning and the Broncos. Starters Carlos Rogers and Tarell Brown are on season-ending injured...
Via AP on Fox
December 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Raiders rookie CB makes most of opportunity

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) Oakland Raiders cornerback Keith McGill's struggled to get on track his rookie season because of injuries and the time it takes to adjust to the NFL. McGill played just 18 defensive snaps over the first 14 games as he was relegated mostly to special teams duty when he was healthy. With starting cornerbacks Tarell Brown and Carlos Rogers on injured reserve and...
Via AP on Fox
December 26, 2014  |  Discuss

T.J. Carrie gives Raiders hope for a strong secondary in 2015

Perhaps one of the best things to happen to the Oakland Raiders this season was injuries. I know that sounds crazy, but two injuries in particular have been eye opening for the Raiders. With both starting corners Tarell Brown and Carlos Rogers both missing time late in the season due to injuries, the team has been able to take a closer look at its younger talent and has been very...
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December 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Raiders place cornerback Brown on injured reserve

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) The Oakland Raiders have placed cornerback Tarell Brown on season-ending injured reserve because of a foot injury that has limited him in recent weeks. Oakland (2-12) made the move Saturday ahead of Sunday's home game against the Buffalo Bills. Brown, signed by the team as an unrestricted free agent in March, started 14 games. He had 55 tackles and four passes...
Via AP on Fox
December 20, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Transactions: Saturday 12/20

49ers 49ers placed ILB Chris Borland on the season-ending injured reserve. (NFLTR) 49ers signed OLB Chase Thomas from their practice squad. (NFLTR) Browns Browns placed S Tashaun Gipson on season-ending injured reserve. (NFLTR) Browns signed OLB Scott Soloman from their practice squad. (NFLTR) Buccaneers Buccaneers placed S Major Wright on the season-ending injured reserve...
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December 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Raiders Place CB Tarell Brown On Season-Ending I.R.

Fallon Smith of CSN Bay Area reports that the Raiders are placing CB Tarell Brown on season-ending injured reserve. Brown has been dealing with foot injury that’s bothered him the last three weeks, but with the year almost over, it probably makes more sense for them to give Brown the time he needs to get healthy. He signed a one-year, $3.5 million contract with the Raiders back...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
December 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Raiders may be without Brown for Chiefs game

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) Already down two starters due to season-ending injuries, the Oakland Raiders could be without cornerback Tarell Brown for Sunday's game in Kansas City. Brown aggravated a foot injury and hurt his ankle while trying to break up a pass last week against San Francisco. He came out briefly then quickly returned and was able to finish the game. The veteran cornerback...
Via AP on Fox
December 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Tarell Brown active for Raiders vs. 49ers

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Oakland Raiders cornerback Tarell Brown will be active for his first game against his former team, the San Francisco 49ers, Brown was listed as questionable with a foot injury, but will play. Brown spent his first seven seasons with San Francisco before joining Oakland as a free agent this offseason. Receiver Denarius Moore is a healthy scratch for the second...
Via AP on Fox
December 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Former 49er on Jim Harbaugh: ‘I Wouldn’t Think That They Would Get Rid Of A Type Of Guy Like That’

Count Tarell Brown as part of the camp that doesn’t quite understand why the San Francisco 49ers upper management appears so set on pushing head coach Jim Harbaugh out the door. “I never read too much into those things until I see it happen. Then I’ll take it for what it’s worth and go from there,” said Brown, when asked about the rumors surrounding his former coach’s...
Via BaySportsNet
December 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Raiders' Tarell Brown anxious to face former team

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) Oakland Raiders cornerback Tarell Brown has a fairly good idea what to expect this week from San Francisco receivers Anquan Boldin and Michael Crabtree. He should. Brown spent his first seven NFL seasons with the 49ers and regularly squared off against the two wide receivers during practices when hitting was kept to a minimum and the competition light. This...
Via AP on Fox
December 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders Have NFL’s Oldest Roster

All 32 NFL teams got down to the mandatory 53-man roster requirements on Saturday. There were some surprise cuts, as a few teams out there made an effort to get younger entering the 2014 regular season.  The Oakland Raiders weren’t one of those teams. According to an article by Jimmy Kempski of Philly.com, the Raiders boast the oldest NFL roster at an average of 27 years old...
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August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: 49ers, Browns, Giants, Raiders, & Texans

  49ers HC Jim Harbaugh mentioned that QB Colin Kaepernick will play in their preseason finale next week. (Steve Corkran) Third-round pick OL Marcus Martin was carted off the field with a knee injury during Sunday’s preseason game. Browns HC Mike Pettine mentioned that Dion Lewis is the favorite to win Browns’ No. 3 running back job. (Nate Ulrich) Giants RB Peyton Hillis...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
August 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders secondary is a cause for concern

The Oakland Raiders won their second preseason game of the year but it wasn’t pretty. The first team offense was unable to get much going and the first team defense allowed Matthew Stafford and crew march up and down the field on them. Once the starters were out of the game, the second and third stringers for the Raiders began a comeback that eventually led to a winning drive at...
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August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders win preseason game but don’t give reason to be excited

The Oakland Raiders performed better in their second preseason game of the year and came out of it with a win. Unfortunately, they were not able to secure the lead until the very end of the game and the starters were not great. It was a better performance than in the first preseason game but still did not give a whole lot to get excited about. MVP – Matt McGloin When the third...
Via cover32 - Raiders
August 16, 2014  |  Discuss
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