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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

AFC West Spin cycle: Broncos stay in command

Posted Nov. 12, 2012 @ 11:55 p.m. ET
The Broncos are cruising, the Chargers fell in another mistake-laden loss, and the undermanned Raiders were crushed by the Ravens.

Ravens set club record with 55 points in blowout win

Posted Nov. 11, 2012 @ 4:25 p.m. ET
Joe Flacco threw for 341 yards and three touchdowns, and the Ravens set a club record for points in a 55-20 rout of the Raiders on Sunday.

Raiders D-line coach's son dies

Posted Nov. 10, 2012 @ 4:57 p.m. ET
The Raiders will be playing with heavy hearts Sunday after the tragic passing of Tyson Williams, son of defensive line coach Terrell Williams.

Raiders activate Bartell, release Lee

Posted Nov. 10, 2012 @ 1:57 p.m. ET
The Raiders have activated CB Ron Bartell from the injured reserve/designated for return list and cut CB Pat Lee.

Raiders feeling void at running back

Posted Nov. 09, 2012 @ 11:50 a.m. ET
Our sources expect the Raiders to make addressing the RB position a priority after the season.

First-time NFL head coaches impressing

Posted Nov. 07, 2012 @ 12:10 p.m. ET
The NFL’s four rookie head coaches, including Tampa Bay's Greg Schiano, are proving they belong at the top of their profession.

Raiders activate LB Curry

Posted Nov. 06, 2012 @ 4:35 p.m. ET
The Raiders activated LB Aaron Curry on Tuesday and waived LB Vic So’oto.

AFC West Spin cycle: Broncos keep winning, Chiefs plummeting

Posted Nov. 05, 2012 @ 10:57 a.m. ET
Week Nine in the AFC West was a microcosm of what we’ve seen from the division most of the season, with the Broncos staying ahead of the pack.

Martin's record day leads Bucs past Raiders

Posted Nov. 04, 2012 @ 7:57 p.m. ET
Rookie Doug Martin rushed for a franchise-record 251 yards and four touchdowns and the Buccaneers held on to beat the Raiders 42-32 on Sunday.

Wednesday's 60-second rant: Dealing draft picks at deadline risky

Posted Oct. 31, 2012 @ 3:59 p.m. ET
The NFL’s extended trade deadline looms, but teams like the Lions and GM Martin Mayhew should be leery of trading away draft picks for players.

AFC West Spin cycle: Broncos dominate, Raiders rising

Posted Oct. 29, 2012 @ 12:19 p.m. ET
The rest of the division should be worried after watching the Broncos dominate on Sunday night, routing the Saints 34-14.

Turnovers plague Chiefs again in loss to Raiders

Posted Oct. 28, 2012 @ 7:29 p.m. ET
Carson Palmer threw for 209 yards and two touchdowns, and the Raiders stuffed the struggling Chiefs 26-16 on Sunday.

Thursday's 60-second rant: McFadden will decide Raiders' fate

Posted Oct. 25, 2012 @ 7:41 p.m. ET
Darren McFadden has the power to decide whether the Raiders remain in the muck or make a move above the mediocrity in the AFC.

Report: Jones-Drew sprained foot, won't need surgery

Posted Oct. 23, 2012 @ 6 p.m. ET
Jaguars RB Maurice Jones-Drew has a sprained foot and won't need surgery, but will miss a few games, according to a published report.

AFC West Spin cycle: Raiders regress and still win

Posted Oct. 22, 2012 @ 10:10 a.m. ET
With the rest of the division's teams on bye, the Raiders represented the AFC West with an ugly win over the shorthanded Jaguars.

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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