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Jacoby Ford

Jacoby Ford - #12 - WR

Status Active
Height/Weight 5' 9"/ 190 lbs.
Birthday 07/27/1987
Birthplace Royal Palm Beach, FL
College Clemson
Years played 4
Drafted 2010, 4th round, 10th pick by Raiders

Cardinals survive after Janikowski's miss

Posted Sept. 26, 2010 @ 7:47 p.m. ET
Sebastian Janikowski missed a 32-yard field goal as the game ended to allow Arizona to escape with a 24-23 victory over the Oakland Raiders Sunday in the Cardinals' home opener, a game littered with mistakes on both sides from start ...

McFadden running with new sense of purpose

Posted Sept. 25, 2010 @ 10:16 p.m. ET
After two disappointing seasons in Oakland, former No. 4 overall draft choice Darren McFadden is picking up yardage after contact to a much greater extent than he had before, according to AFC West Whispers.

Raiders’ Gradkowski can extinguish controversies

Posted Sept. 25, 2010 @ 8:30 p.m. ET
He wasn't even allowed to compete for the job in training camp and the preseason, but, for a second straight season, the Raiders have turned to QB Bruce Gradkowski to be their starter.

Report: Gradkowski, not Campbell, to start for Raiders

Posted Sept. 22, 2010 @ 3:07 p.m. ET
NFL Network's Jason LaCanfora is reporting that the Raiders have named Bruce Gradkowski the team's starter for Sunday against the Cardinals in Arizona, over Jason Campbell.

Cable not ready to announce Week Three starter at QB

Posted Sept. 20, 2010 @ 7:26 p.m. ET
Raiders head coach Tom Cable is not ready to jump on the Monday bandwagon of announcing a QB change, but he said he has a good idea of who will start in Week Three.

McFadden finally showing he can be lead back

Posted Sept. 20, 2010 @ 6:27 p.m. ET
After entering the league with very high hopes and proceeding to disappoint for two consecutive seasons, Darren McFadden finally appears to have figured it out.

Gradkowski replaces Campbell, leads Raiders to comeback victory

Posted Sept. 19, 2010 @ 7:21 p.m. ET
Bruce Gradkowski replaced an ineffective Jason Campbell after halftime and led the Raiders to three scoring drives and a 16-14 victory over the St. Louis Rams in the home opener on Sunday.

Raiders start second half with Gradkowski at QB

Posted Sept. 19, 2010 @ 5:50 p.m. ET
The Raiders began the second half of their game against the Rams with backup QB Bruce Gradkowski under center.

Raiders want to involve McFadden more in passing game

Posted Sept. 19, 2010 @ 12:27 a.m. ET
With TE Zach Miller getting extra attention from defenses, Oakland is trying to make RB Darren McFadden a bigger part of its passing game, according to AFC West Whispers.

Raiders game blacked out

Posted Sept. 16, 2010 @ 7:17 p.m. ET
The Raiders will be blacked out on local TV for an eighth consecutive game after failing to sell out the Oakland Coliseum.

Raiders OLT Henderson under scrutiny

Posted Sept. 16, 2010 @ 3:12 p.m. ET
Heading into Mario Henderson's second season as the full-time starter at left tackle, the Raiders were hoping he would become a more consistent pass protector.

Raiders to sign OL Pears, waive WR Figurs

Posted Sept. 16, 2010 @ 11:12 a.m. ET
Reports on Thursday indicated the Raiders will bring back OL Erik Pears and waive WR Yamon Figurs.

Perhaps I picked the wrong sleeper in AFC West

Posted Sept. 14, 2010 @ 10:59 a.m. ET
I spent much of the offseason believing the Raiders might be the team to watch in the AFC West. After one week, I am starting to think it might be the Chiefs who will surprise.

Big plays mask Raiders' improvement on defense

Posted Sept. 13, 2010 @ 2:58 p.m. ET
That Raiders-to-the-playoffs bandwagon was getting crowded heading into Week One, but some people are no doubt hopping off after Oakland was humbled by Tennessee on Sunday, 38-13.

Titans, CJ2K hammer Raiders 38-13

Posted Sept. 12, 2010 @ 4:20 p.m. ET
Chris Johnson ran for 142 yards and two touchdowns, Vince Young threw for two TDs and Javon Ringer had a TD, and the Tennessee Titans avoided any comparisons to last year's 0-6 start by routing the Oakland Raiders 38-13 ...

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Sept. 15, 2012
The Raiders have placed Ford on season-ending injured reserve.||||||| Ford has been sidelined since the preseason with a Lisfranc injury to his left foot. He had surgery earlier this week
Posted Aug. 18, 2012
Ford is undergoing tests to determine the severity of the injury to his left foot.||||||| Ford had an MRI on Saturday, a day after leaving Oakland's 31-24 preseason loss to the Arizona Cardinals in the first quarter. Ford missed six games last season for the Raiders with a sprained left foot although coach Dennis Allen says this one doesn't appear as serious. Allen says Ford will miss a little time and couldn't rule out the chance that Ford would miss the opener Sept. 10 against San Diego.
Posted Dec. 28, 2011
Ford made it through a third straight practice without any setbacks and expects to play in Oakland's regular-season finale against San Diego.||||||| That would be a big boost to the Raiders, who need to beat the Chargers on Sunday to keep their playoff hopes alive. Oakland can get in either as the AFC West champion or as a wild card, though it would need help from other teams for that to happen.
Posted Nov. 07, 2011
Ford caught five passes for 105 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's loss to Denver.||||||| Ford's five catches were one short of his career high, and his 105 yards were unexpected, seeing as he hadn't compiled more than 47 in his previous 10 games.
Posted Nov. 29, 2010
Ford had four catches for 108 yards and one touchdown Sunday.||||||| It was the second time in three games he had 100 yards receiving. He continues to see more action as the Raiders have been impressed with his speed.

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