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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

Oakland's Tatum: Right place, right time

Posted Aug. 10, 2010 @ 4:03 p.m. ET
If Jack Tatum were operating in today's NFL, I have a feeling we wouldn't remember him 30 years from now, PFW's Tom Danyluk says of the late Raiders safety. After all, he was playing in a different ...

Raiders receivers worth considering late

Posted Aug. 08, 2010 @ 11:24 a.m. ET
With the offense in the firmer hands of Jason Campbell, there might be an Oakland wide receiver worthy of a roster spot on fantasy teams for the first time in a while.

Injuries sideline Raiders WRs Murphy, Schilens

Posted Aug. 01, 2010 @ 10:45 a.m. ET
Raiders WR Louis Murphy has been sidelined during training camp because of a concussion, and fellow Raiders WR Chaz Schilens sat out practice with a sore left foot.

More confident Cable arrives at Raiders’ camp

Posted July 30, 2010 @ 11:13 a.m. ET
We hear observers noticed a more confident and in-command Tom Cable when the Raiders opened training camp July 29, and he didn't shy away from raising the bar for his team.

Raiders sign first-round pick McClain

Posted July 29, 2010 @ 11:51 a.m. ET
The Raiders have locked up their top pick in this year's draft.

Ex-Raider Tatum dead at 61

Posted July 27, 2010 @ 3:20 p.m. ET
Former Raiders safety Jack Tatum, a headhunter best-known for a hit that paralyzed former Patriots WR Darryl Stingley, died Tuesday in Oakland. The cause of death was a heart attack, according to his friend John Hicks, a former teammate of ...

Raiders sign rookie DL Houston

Posted July 27, 2010 @ 3:04 p.m. ET
The Raiders have announced they signed rookie DL Lamarr Houston, who was selected in the second round of April's draft.

AFC West training-camp reports

Posted July 22, 2010 @ 9:57 a.m. ET
In the fourth installment of our series of training-camp reports, we take a look at the AFC West teams.

Ex-Raider Russell pleads not guilty

Posted July 20, 2010 @ 11:56 a.m. ET
Former Raiders QB JaMarcus Russell was in court Tuesday and entered a plea of not guilty to the charge of possession of a controlled substance.

Raiders sign fourth-round pick Ford

Posted July 19, 2010 @ 4:54 p.m. ET
The Raiders announced they signed fourth-round pick Jacoby Ford on Monday.

Raiders sign rookies Goethel, Ware

Posted July 16, 2010 @ 2:09 p.m. ET
The Raiders have signed sixth-round pick Travis Goethel and seventh-round choice Jeremy Ware, the team announced.

Raiders’ Richardson looking to prove he’s worthy of greater role

Posted July 16, 2010 @ 1:23 p.m. ET
With training camp just a couple weeks away, Raiders DE Jay Richardson is out to prove he's not a one-dimensional player.

Undercover investigation led to arrest of ex-Raiders QB Russell

Posted July 06, 2010 @ 8:11 p.m. ET
The Monday arrest of former Raiders QB JaMarcus Russell for possession of a controlled substance stemmed from a two-month undercover investigation that could produce more arrests, authorities in Mobile, Ala., said Tuesday.

Long-term deal for Raiders DE Seymour unlikely

Posted June 24, 2010 @ 10:41 a.m. ET
Oakland still could lock up Richard Seymour with a new long-term contract, but signing the franchise tender created the perception that the two sides couldn't come to an agreement on a longer deal.

Raiders DE Seymour signs franchise tender

Posted June 19, 2010 @ 5:54 p.m. ET
Raiders DE Richard Seymour, given the "exclusive" franchise tag by the club in February, has signed his one-year tender, the club announced Saturday.

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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