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Alex Barron

Alex Barron - T

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 7"/ 320 lbs.
Birthday 09/28/1982
Birthplace Orangeburg, SC
College Florida State
Years played 8
Drafted 2005, 1st round, 19th pick by Rams

Injuries give Heyward-Bey chance to stand out

Posted Nov. 06, 2010 @ 6:45 p.m. ET
While the Raiders try to continue winning without their full complement of receivers, the pressure is still on WR Darrius Heyward-Bey to step up and be the No. 1 target.

Campbell to start in Week Nine for Raiders

Posted Nov. 04, 2010 @ 7:33 p.m. ET
Raiders head coach Tom Cable has announced that QB Jason Campbell will start on Sunday, as Bruce Gradkowski is still out with a shoulder injury.

Campbell could be one win away from re-taking top spot on depth chart

Posted Nov. 01, 2010 @ 6:49 p.m. ET
Raiders head coach Tom Cable said Bruce Gradkowski is still his No. 1 quarterback on Sunday, even though Jason Campbell has been playing much better.

McClain won't speak to media until Raiders sell out

Posted Nov. 01, 2010 @ 4:19 p.m. ET
Raiders rookie MLB Rolando McClain broke his media silence on Monday, but only to make a plea for Raiders fans to fill Oakland Coliseum.

Report: MRI reveals high ankle sprain for Asomugha

Posted Nov. 01, 2010 @ 3:56 p.m. ET
Pro Football Talk is reporting that Raiders CB Nmamdi Asomugha underwent an MRI that revealed a high ankle sprain on Monday. Asomougha will get a second opinion.

Raiders roll past Seahawks 33-3

Posted Oct. 31, 2010 @ 8:11 p.m. ET
Jason Campbell threw for 310 yards and two touchdowns, and Oakland's defense did the rest to help the Raiders even their record at the midpoint of the season with a 33-3 victory over the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday.

Raiders rookie Houston showing promise, inconsistency

Posted Oct. 30, 2010 @ 7:19 p.m. ET
After an impressive start to his career, Raiders rookie DE Lamarr Houston has made less of an impact in recent weeks, according to team observers.

McFadden reclaims backfield in return explosion

Posted Oct. 25, 2010 @ 1:06 p.m. ET
If Darren McFadden was playing through an injury Sunday, it certainly didn't look like it.

Raiders set team scoring mark, rout Broncos 59-14

Posted Oct. 24, 2010 @ 7:58 p.m. ET
Behind Darren McFadden's four touchdowns, the Raiders scored the most points in their 50-year history Sunday with a 59-14 thrashing of the demoralized Broncos.

Inconsistency at quarterback plagues Raiders

Posted Oct. 23, 2010 @ 9:57 p.m. ET
Inconsistent play and personnel at the QB position, which have been issues for the team for several seasons, loom large once again.

Raiders QB Campbell will be game-time decision

Posted Oct. 22, 2010 @ 7:48 p.m. ET
Raiders QB Jason Campbell's status for Sunday's game against the Broncos will be decided just before game time, head coach Tom Cable said on Friday.

Raiders’ offense tanks with Campbell under center

Posted Oct. 19, 2010 @ 1:39 a.m. ET
Jason Campbell could be facing a demotion in favor of Kyle Boller after his latest performance.

Report: Raiders QB Campbell will undergo MRI

Posted Oct. 18, 2010 @ 1:48 p.m. ET
Raiders QB Jason Campbell suffered a knee injury in the first half of Sunday's Week Six loss to the 49ers. CSNBayArea.com is reporting Campbell will undergo an MRI exam on Monday.

Smith's two TD passes lead 49ers past Raiders

Posted Oct. 17, 2010 @ 7:25 p.m. ET
Alex Smith threw second-half touchdown passes to Michael Crabtree and Vernon Davis and the San Francisco 49ers finally won their first game, beating the Oakland Raiders 17-9 on Sunday in a sloppy, penalty-filled game.

Raiders' Heyward-Bey still underachieving

Posted Oct. 16, 2010 @ 9:35 p.m. ET
Although his production has picked up from an invisible rookie season, Oakland WR Darrius Heyward-Bey still isn't recording the type of numbers expected of the 2009 first-round draft choice, according to AFC West Whispers.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted March 26, 2013
The Raiders signed Barron, who has not played a game since 2010. He sat out the 2011 season with a knee injury and went to training camp with Seattle last summer but did not make the team.||||||| Barron was a first-round pick by St. Louis in 2005. He has played 87 games and has experience at both left and right tackle. Oakland previously re-signed right tackle Khalif Barnes, who can play guard as well as tackle. Jared Veldheer is expected to remain the starter at left tackle.
Posted Aug. 19, 2011
Barron was placed on injured reserve due to a left knee injury.||||||| He was replaced on the roster by defensive back Quincy Butler. Barron is best known for his holding call that wiped out an apparent winning touchdown for Dallas at Washington in the Cowboys' 2010 opener, although in truth Pro Bowl quarterback Tony Romo was also at fault for not getting rid of the ball sooner.
Posted May 10, 2010
The Cowboys and Rams have swapped underachieving former first-round picks Monday, with offensive tackle Alex Barron going to Dallas and linebacker Bobby Carpenter headed for St. Louis.||||||| Barron was the 19th pick of the 2005 draft and has made 74 starts for St. Louis but has been at least a mild disappointment. The Rams drafted Rodger Saffold of Indiana to open the second round of this year's draft and could start him at one tackle opposite Jason Smith, the second overall pick of last year's draft.
Posted Nov. 30, 2005
Barron is scheduled to undergo surgery on Thursday to repair damage to his thumb, an injury suffered in the fourth quarter of Sunday's overtime victory over the Houston Texans. The Rams are unsure how much time the rookie offensive lineman might miss, but his status likely will be updated following the procedure.||||||| Barron was in the Rams lineup in place of Orlando Pace, who was out with a right hip flexor and left hamstring injury.
Posted Aug. 11, 2005
After missing the first two weeks of training camp, Barron finally has signed with the St. Louis Rams, agreeing to a five-year contract. The offensive lineman, who was a finalist for the Outland Trophy following his senior season at Florida State, was the 19th overall pick in the 2005 NFL Draft.||||||| Barron was expected to start for the Rams this season, but after struggling at a mini-camp over the summer, he was dropped to the second team. Now, his holdout has dropped him down to third on the depth chart. He should eventually move his way back to the top, but it won't be by the start of the regular season, according to head coach Mike Martz.

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