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Kaluka Maiava

Kaluka Maiava - LB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 0"/ 229 lbs.
Birthday 12/27/1986
Birthplace Wailuku, HI
College USC
Years played 5
Drafted 2009, 4th round, 4th pick by Browns

Report: Raiders agree to terms with DT Henderson

Posted June 11, 2010 @ 1:54 p.m. ET
The Raiders agreed to terms with former Jaguars DT John Henderson on a one-year deal Friday, according to an ESPN report.

Raiders rookies Veldheer, Campbell could get chance to start

Posted June 11, 2010 @ 12:27 p.m. ET
After passing on offensive linemen in the 2008 and '09 drafts, even though it was a position of need, the Raiders drafted two O-linemen this year.

Raiders lose two days of OTAs

Posted June 09, 2010 @ 5:43 p.m. ET
The NFL and the NFLPA released a joint statement Wednesday announcing they had reached a settlement in an unspecified dispute concerning the Raiders' offseason workout program.

Raiders trying to find best fit for new defensive pieces

Posted May 28, 2010 @ 10:12 a.m. ET
There was talk last year about the Raiders considering a shift to a 3-4 base defense, and speculation about a move to the 3-4 returned this offseason as the team made personnel changes on "D."

Report: Raiders file grievance against Russell

Posted May 27, 2010 @ 5:09 p.m. ET
The Raiders have filed a grievance against JaMarcus Russell and are seeking repayment of $9.55 million, according to a Yahoo! Sports report.

Raiders’ Campbell a lock to start

Posted May 07, 2010 @ 10:32 p.m. ET
It was a near lock that Jason Campbell would open the season as the Raiders' starting quarterback even before the release of JaMarcus Russell, and it's even more certain now that Russell has been sent packing.

Raiders sign RB Bennett

Posted May 06, 2010 @ 6:15 p.m. ET
The Raiders added depth to their backfield Thursday, agreeing to a one-year deal with RB Michael Bennett.

Davis admits mistake with release of Russell

Posted May 06, 2010 @ 5:40 p.m. ET
This must have been a difficult day for Al Davis, who is no fan of admitting errors. Former No. 1 overall draft pick JaMarcus Russell turned out to be a colossal one.

Raiders release QB Russell

Posted May 06, 2010 @ 4:26 p.m. ET
The Raiders released QB JaMarcus Russell on Thursday after three disappointing seasons by the former No. 1 overall pick.

2010 draft choices by team: Raiders

Posted April 24, 2010 @ 11:09 p.m. ET
Here are the players who were chosen by the Oakland Raiders in the 2010 NFL draft.

Campbell’s arrival in Oakland could lead to Russell’s dismissal

Posted April 24, 2010 @ 9:48 p.m. ET
It wasn't a blockbuster deal, but the Raiders' decision to trade for QB Jason Campbell could have some major ramifications.

Redskins trade QB Campbell to Raiders

Posted April 24, 2010 @ 1:46 p.m. ET
The Redskins sent QB Jason Campbell to the Raiders for a 2012 fourth-round pick, reports indicate.

Jaguars acquire LB Morrison

Posted April 24, 2010 @ 11 a.m. ET
The Jaguars continued to bolster their defense on Saturday as they traded their fourth-round pick to the Raiders for ILB Kirk Morrison and Oakland's fifth-round pick.

Raiders continue focus on run defense with DT Houston

Posted April 23, 2010 @ 8:24 p.m. ET
Whether MLB Rolando McClain and DT Lamarr Houston, whom Oakland selected with the No. 44 pick after trading down two times, become great players remains to be seen, but on paper, they look like smart, capable additions.

Raiders reach to land run stuffer in McClain

Posted April 22, 2010 @ 8:53 p.m. ET
Yes, the Raiders were caught reaching again in 2010. This time, the move that will be second-guessed for some time is the selection of ILB Rolando McClain.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted March 13, 2013
The Oakland Raiders began shoring up their depleted defense on Wednesday by signing free agent linebacker Kaluka Maiava to a $6 million, three-year contract.||||||| Maiava started 13 games last season for Cleveland with 30 solo tackles, two sacks, two forced fumbles and three passes defensed. Maiava has played 50 games over four seasons with the Browns after being a fourth-round pick out of Southern California.
Posted Sept. 21, 2010
The Cleveland Browns have lost Maiava for the season with a leg injury.||||||| Maiava got hurt in Sunday's 16-14 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs. The Browns placed the second-year player on injured reserve Tuesday. Maiava was credited with one tackle on special teams before he was injured. Cleveland selected Maiava in the fourth round of the 2009 draft. He made three starts last season and appeared in all 16 games, finishing with 40 tackles, 2 1/2 sacks and one forced fumble.
Posted July 24, 2009
The Browns have signed Maiava, a fourth-round draft pick from Southern Cal.||||||| Maiava, not as well known as some of the Trojans' other linebackers, reported for the first day of Cleveland's rookie training camp on Friday. A second-team All-Pac 10 selection as a senior, Maiava had 66 tackles and an interception last season.

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