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Jared Veldheer

Jared Veldheer - #68 - T

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 8"/ 321 lbs.
Birthday 06/14/1987
Birthplace Grand Rapids, MI
College Hillsdale
Years played 4
Drafted 2010, 3rd round, 5th pick by Raiders

Poll: Raiders' Jackson won't better Cable's record

Posted Jan. 26, 2011 @ 5:25 p.m. ET
ProFootballWeekly.com readers are casting doubt on the chances for immediate success of new Oakland head coach Hue Jackson.

Raiders dismiss several assistant coaches

Posted Jan. 26, 2011 @ 10:33 a.m. ET
Several Raiders assistant coaches have been ousted by new head coach Hue Jackson, according to the Oakland Tribune.

Raiders' Davis has no regrets in passing on Calvin Johnson

Posted Jan. 25, 2011 @ 10:23 a.m. ET
Most people would look at the 2007 draft and say the Raiders made a mistake drafting JaMarcus Russell over Calvin Johnson. Not Al Davis.

Could Ochocinco land in Oakland?

Posted Jan. 23, 2011 @ 2:06 a.m. ET
A reunion in Oakland between Bengals WR Chad Ochocinco and new Raiders head coach Hue Jackson isn't far-fetched, according to AFC West Whispers.

Raiders will push to re-sign TE Miller

Posted Jan. 21, 2011 @ 11:02 a.m. ET
Raiders managing general partner Al Davis might have to pay a premium to bring back one of his top weapons on offense.

League tells Jackson to cut ties with supplement company

Posted Jan. 20, 2011 @ 11:39 a.m. ET
New Raiders head coach Hue Jackson has severed ties with a supplement company, per an order from the league.

Jackson wants to finish job Cable started

Posted Jan. 18, 2011 @ 9:45 p.m. ET
New head coach Hue Jackson said at his introductory press conference Tuesday that the Raiders are ready to get back to the postseason after an eight-year absence.

Raiders hire Jackson as head coach

Posted Jan. 17, 2011 @ 8:08 p.m. ET
As expected, the Raiders have hired Hue Jackson as the team's new head coach. He will be introduced on Tuesday.

Marshall's departure could be start of defensive shake-up for Raiders

Posted Jan. 16, 2011 @ 12:45 p.m. ET
As the Raiders continue making changes to their staff, difficult decisions in free agency that could leave the defense without its two Pro Bowlers from 2010 are on the horizon.

Report: Cable files grievance against Davis

Posted Jan. 16, 2011 @ 11:52 a.m. ET
Former Raiders coach Tom Cable filed a grievance with the league, saying that team owner Al Davis unfairly fined him $120,000 over the course of 2010.

Report: Raiders part ways with D-coordinator Marshall

Posted Jan. 15, 2011 @ 11:31 p.m. ET
Defensive coordinator John Marshall will not be returning to the Raiders in 2011, the San Francisco Chronicle reported.

A team of destiny

Posted Jan. 14, 2011 @ 10:56 a.m. ET
The 1980 Oakland Raiders became the NFL's first wild-card team to win the Super Bowl. Looking back on that season, LB Rod Martin says he and his teammates never considered themselves underdogs.

Report: Asomugha's contract voided, making him free agent

Posted Jan. 09, 2011 @ 12:03 p.m. ET
An NFLPA document says that Nnamdi Asomugha's contract with the Raiders is void, as the Pro Bowl cornerback failed to meet incentives during the 2010 season.

Raiders unlikely to dump Lechler over remarks

Posted Jan. 09, 2011 @ 3:22 a.m. ET
Although Oakland signed another punter in the wake of Shane Lechler's negative remarks about the organization, the team doesn't figure to trade the punter, according to AFC West Whispers.

Jackson awaits interview with Raiders

Posted Jan. 07, 2011 @ 10:52 a.m. ET
The team has not yet scheduled an interview with the favorite to replace Tom Cable as head coach, offensive coordinator Hue Jackson.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Sept. 05, 2010
Veldheer spent nearly all of training camp practicing at left tackle but beat out incumbent Samson Satele after moving to center and will be in the starting lineup when the Raiders open the season at Tennessee on Sept. 12.||||||| Veldheer, a third-round draft pick who played at Division II Hillsdale College in Michigan, is Oakland's fourth different opening day starting center in four years. "I'm just very excited with the opportunity and I can't wait to play (against the Titans)," Veldheer said after practice Sunday. "All I did when I got here was worked as hard as I could at any position they put me at. I knew that would take me to where I needed to be."

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