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Rolando McClain Taking a Leadership Role for the Raiders

PFW reports that MLB Rolando McClain is taking a leadership role with the Raiders D in his 2nd season. Second-year MLB Rolando McClain is taking more of a leadership role on the Raiders’ defense this season. Head coach Hue Jackson said McClain has taken command of the unit and will play with an attitude — […]

Rookie McClain off to a slow start for the Raiders

Pro Football Weekly reports that as of now, rookie LB Rolando McClain isn’t living up to the offseason hype. It’s far too early to say Raiders MLB Rolando McClain is a disappointment, but he’s not making the impact the team hoped he would when it drafted him eighth overall this year. McClain was supposed to […]

Raiders Sign First Round Pick Rolando McClain

The Raiders have announced they have signed linebacker Rolando McClain, their first-round pick in the NFL Draft. McClain was selected by the Raiders with the eighth overall pick out of Alabama, where he earned the Butkus Award as the nation’s top linebacker and helped the Crimson Tide win the BCS National Championship. Terms on McClain’s […]

Kirwan: Raiders D Needs to Step it Up in 2010

NFL.com’s Pat Kirwan has an article up about some of the defenses that have to improve and step up in 2010, and one of those D’s is that of the Raiders. Here is what he had to say about them: Oakland ranked 29th against the run last season, but addressed the issue by signing big […]

McClain A Rookie That Could Be an Instant Starter for Raiders

Pro Football Weekly has an interesting article on rookie players that could make big impacts in their first season with their new teams. Number eight on the list is Raiders first round pick Rolando McClain: 8. MLB Rolando McClain / Raiders (1st round / Alabama; 8th overall; LB grade: C-plus) Skinny: McClain is an instinctive […]

McClain says he won’t be a hold out

The Raiders have had some bad luck in the past about not being able to get players in camp on time, but they are hoping the words below from first round pick LB Rolando McClain come true. McClain says he will not be a rookie holdout, and will be in camp on time. “I’m not […]

1st Round Draft Review

The Raiders selection of Rolando McClain was perfect. He was the best player from the best team and is one of the Top 5 talents in the entire draft. Once Russell Okung was selected by the Seattle Seahawks, to me it was a no-brainer that the Raiders made the selection, and they did not disappoint […]