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Kevin Burnett

Kevin Burnett - LB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 3"/ 240 lbs.
Birthday 12/24/1982
Birthplace Carson, CA
College Tennessee
Years played 9
Drafted 2005, 2nd round, 10th pick by Cowboys

AFC West Spin cycle: Denver stays hot, clinches division

Posted Dec. 03, 2012 @ 3:05 p.m. ET
It's only Week 13, but the AFC West has been won. The Broncos clinched the division with their win over the Buccaneers.

Browns snap road losing streak in victory over Raiders

Posted Dec. 02, 2012 @ 8:06 p.m. ET
Brandon Weeden threw for a career-high 364 yards and a touchdown and the Browns snapped a 12-game road losing streak by beating the Raiders.

Raiders suspend MLB McClain

Posted Nov. 30, 2012 @ 11:28 a.m. ET
The Raiders announced Friday that they have suspended MLB Rolando McClain for two games for conduct detrimental to the team.

Thursday's 60-second rant: Allen has to show worst is behind Raiders

Posted Nov. 29, 2012 @ 7:44 p.m. ET
The Raiders have gone from the potential surprise team in the AFC West to the least competitive team in the league in the span of four weeks.

Raiders-Browns game blacked out in Oakland

Posted Nov. 29, 2012 @ 4:43 p.m. ET
The Raiders’ game on Sunday against the Browns will be blacked out on local television.

Reports: MLB McClain says he is no longer a Raider

Posted Nov. 28, 2012 @ 5:47 p.m. ET
After missing practice for a "team-related issue," Raiders MLB Rolando McClain reportedly wrote on his Facebook page that he is no longer a Raider.

AFC West Spin cycle: Chiefs give Broncos a scare

Posted Nov. 26, 2012 @ 11:29 a.m. ET
Romeo Crennel's Chiefs gave the Broncos quite the scare, but Denver hung on and is one win away from clinching the division.

Dalton, Bengals cruise past Raiders

Posted Nov. 25, 2012 @ 4:46 p.m. ET
Andy Dalton threw three touchdown passes and the Bengals beat Carson Palmer and the Raiders 34-10 on Sunday.

Friday's 60-second rant: Jones' Cowboys becoming Davis' Raiders?

Posted Nov. 23, 2012 @ 2:46 p.m. ET
The Cowboys are showing disturbing parallels to Al Davis' dysfunctional Raiders squads, and things may worsen as Jerry Jones ages.

Raiders owner Davis' patience being put to test

Posted Nov. 23, 2012 @ 1:51 p.m. ET
How tempted will Mark Davis be to shake up his coaching staff or front office, or both, if the Raiders don’t show signs of improvement?

Raiders waive LB Curry

Posted Nov. 20, 2012 @ 3:43 p.m. ET
The Raiders waived former first-round LB Aaron Curry on Tuesday.

Raiders WR Moore moves in wrong direction

Posted Nov. 19, 2012 @ 6:39 p.m. ET
Raiders QB Carson Palmer and WR Denarius Moore, the team’s top wide receiver, may be spending a bit more time comparing notes this week.

AFC West Spin cycle: Broncos add to lead

Posted Nov. 19, 2012 @ 10:56 a.m. ET
The Broncos are in command of the underwhelming AFC West after knocking off the Chargers in Week 11.

Raiders sign LB Gaither

Posted Nov. 14, 2012 @ 2:27 p.m. ET
The Raiders signed veteran LB Omar Gaither and placed LB Travis Goethel on injured reserve with a knee injury.

Ravens sign former Raiders CB Johnson

Posted Nov. 13, 2012 @ 3:27 p.m. ET
The Ravens signed former Raiders CB Chris Johnson on Tuesday and placed rookie RB Bobby Rainey on injured reserve with a knee injury.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted March 17, 2013
The Oakland Raiders have signed free agent linebacker Kevin Burnett, continuing their offseason makeover of the defense. Burnett is the third linebacker signed by the Raiders in the past week. General manager Reggie McKenzie had earlier signed Kaluka Maiava from Cleveland and Nick Roach from Chicago.||||||| Burnett, whose brother Kaelin is also on Oakland's roster, spent the past two seasons with Miami and has started 59 games over eight years. He had a career-high 110 tackles and 2 1/2 sacks in 2012. Burnett, a second-round draft pick by Dallas in 2005, spent four seasons with Dallas and two in San Diego before signing with the Dolphins.
Posted Oct. 14, 2012
Burnett was active Sunday against St. Louis.||||||| He had been listed as questionable with an ankle injury.
Posted Sept. 20, 2012
Burnett is sidelined by a foot injury, raising doubts about his availability for Sunday's game against the New York Jets.||||||| Burnett was added to the injury report Thursday, when he did not practice. He missed much of training camp with a back injury but started the Dolphins' first two games.
Posted July 30, 2011
Veteran Kevin Burnett signed Saturday with the Miami Dolphins as a replacement for Channing Crowder at inside linebacker.||||||| Burnett, a second-round draft pick by Dallas in 2005, spent four seasons with the Cowboys as a reserve and the past two seasons with San Diego. He started seven games in 2009 and all 16 games last year, when he had 80 tackles, six sacks and two interceptions.
Posted Oct. 22, 2010
Burnett wasn't fined for a helmet-to-helmet hit on Rams QB Sam Bradford because the quarterback was scrambling outside the pocket and therefore considered a runner.||||||| There was no penalty on the play.

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