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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

Raiders OLG Gallery rehabbing after injury-plagued season

Posted April 22, 2010 @ 3:25 p.m. ET
While serious back injuries can be difficult to return from, word is Raiders OLG Robert Gallery's rehab is going well and he's planning on participating in training camp.

Raiders acquire DE Groves for fifth-round pick

Posted April 21, 2010 @ 5:11 p.m. ET
The Raiders dealt a 2010 fifth-round pick to the Jaguars for DE Quentin Groves, according to reports.

Raiders sign QB Boller

Posted April 15, 2010 @ 6:20 p.m. ET
The Raiders added a fourth quarterback to their roster Thursday with the signing of Kyle Boller.

Raiders MLB Morrison signs tender

Posted April 15, 2010 @ noon ET
Raiders MLB Kirk Morrison announced he signed his restricted free-agent tender on Twitter late Wednesday.

Trade or draft could scramble Raiders' QB picture

Posted April 08, 2010 @ 12:12 p.m. ET
The Raiders are in the market for a quarterback, but until a move is made, the competition between Bruce Gradkowski and JaMarcus Russell to become the starting signalcaller will continue.

Rookie could join competition for Raiders’ ORT spot

Posted March 25, 2010 @ 8:35 p.m. ET
Some mock drafts, including PFW's most recent one, have the Raiders selecting Maryland OT Bruce Campbell, who had an impressive showing at the Combine, with the eighth overall pick.

Raiders QBs Gradkowski, Frye sign tenders

Posted March 15, 2010 @ 2:57 p.m. ET
The Raiders' voluntary offseason workout program began Monday, and two of the team's quarterbacks were in attendance after signing their restricted free-agent tenders.

Browns trade LB Wimbley to Raiders

Posted March 14, 2010 @ 6:08 p.m. ET
The wheeling and dealing continued for the Browns on Sunday as they dealt OLB Kamerion Wimbley to the Raiders for Oakland's third-round pick in April's draft, according to multiple reports.

Raiders release DT Warren

Posted March 11, 2010 @ 4:16 p.m. ET
The Raiders created a vacancy on the interior of their defensive line Thursday, cutting 31-year-old DT Gerard Warren.

Report: Raiders cut Ellis, Walker

Posted March 08, 2010 @ 6:25 p.m. ET
Oakland released DE Greg Ellis and WR Javon Walker on Monday, according to a report.

Raiders release RB Fargas

Posted March 06, 2010 @ 8:27 p.m. ET
The Raiders have released RB Justin Fargas, according to reports.

Raiders re-sign OT Barnes

Posted March 06, 2010 @ 9:50 a.m. ET
After a disappointing first season in Oakland, the Raiders have decided to give OT Khalif Barnes another chance.

Cable not sure if Walker will be with Raiders next season

Posted March 05, 2010 @ 7:19 p.m. ET
Raiders head coach Tom Cable was non-committal when asked whether WR Javon Walker would be back with the team in 2010.

AFC West team needs

Posted March 04, 2010 @ 10:35 a.m. ET
The trade of Brandon Marshall has left the Broncos with a huge hole to fill at wide receiver. PFW continues its series examining the needs of each team with a look at the AFC West.

Report: Raiders will tender Routt at highest level

Posted March 03, 2010 @ 5:18 p.m. ET
A team would have to give Oakland a first- and third-round pick to sign CB Stanford Routt.

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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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