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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

Cable says Raiders will have quarterback competition

Posted Feb. 28, 2010 @ 3:23 p.m. ET
Raiders head coach Tom Cable was asked about where things stand with his team's situation at starting quarterback during a press conference Sunday at the Combine.

NFL will not punish Cable

Posted Feb. 25, 2010 @ 8:56 a.m. ET
Tom Cable will not be disciplined by the NFL after the league conducted an investigation into allegations that he commited acts of domestic violence against women and broke the jaw of former assistant coach Randy Hanson.

Raiders franchise DE Seymour

Posted Feb. 24, 2010 @ 3:29 p.m. ET
As had been rumored for some time, the Raiders on Wednesday put the franchise tag on DE Richard Seymour. The two sides have been discussing a long-term deal but if none results, Seymour would play the 2010 season at a ...

Hanson sues Cable, Raiders

Posted Feb. 23, 2010 @ 7:19 p.m. ET
Former Raiders defensive assistant Randy Hanson is suing head coach Tom Cable and the team, according to a report.

Raiders tag Seymour as expected

Posted Feb. 23, 2010 @ 9:42 a.m. ET
The Raiders want to get at least one more year out of Richard Seymour after having given up a 2011 first-round pick to acquire him, and that's why they used the franchise designation on him.

Report: Pendergast leaves Raiders' staff

Posted Feb. 19, 2010 @ 12:32 p.m. ET
Just 11 days after being introduced as an assistant on the Raiders' staff, Clancy Pendergast is moving on.

Raiders WRs coach says Heyward-Bey made ‘great strides’

Posted Feb. 17, 2010 @ 3:37 p.m. ET
A Raiders assistant coach who watches WR Darrius Heyward-Bey closely said he saw the seventh overall pick in 2009 improve over the course of the season, despite totaling only nine catches for 124 yards and one touchdown.

Report: Raiders to lock up Janikowski

Posted Feb. 16, 2010 @ 12:26 p.m. ET
PK Sebastian Janikowski, who would have become an unrestricted free agent March 5, will sign a four-year, $16 million contract to stay with the Raiders.

Raiders hire Pendergast

Posted Feb. 08, 2010 @ 5:38 p.m. ET
Former Chiefs defensive coordinator Clancy Pendergast has joined the Raiders' coaching staff, the team announced Monday.

Cable says giving play-calling duties to Jackson the right move

Posted Jan. 30, 2010 @ 6:37 p.m. ET
Raiders head coach Tom Cable declined to comment on his QB situation when PFW spoke with him at the Senior Bowl Jan. 27, but he was willing to discuss the team's decision to take play-calling duties away from him ...

Raiders hire Jackson as offensive coordinator

Posted Jan. 26, 2010 @ 9:28 p.m. ET
The Raiders have yet to say whether Tom Cable will still be their head coach for the 2010 season, but they did hire former Ravens quarterbacks coach Hue Jackson as their offensive coordinator on Tuesday.

Bills', Raiders' problems start at top

Posted Jan. 25, 2010 @ 5:13 a.m. ET
With the Raiders and Bills having finished another in a long string of losing seasons, NFL insiders point to the men at the top of each franchise — Al Davis and Ralph Wilson Jr. — as being most at fault for their ...

Report: Cable will stay with Raiders

Posted Jan. 24, 2010 @ 2:06 a.m. ET
ESPN reported late Saturday that the Raiders will retain head coach Tom Cable for another season, although the team maintains that no decision has been reached.

Raiders still say no decision on Cable

Posted Jan. 22, 2010 @ 3:27 p.m. ET
While reports indicate Tom Cable will be retained as Raiders' head coach, the team continues to indicate that no decision has been made concerning his future.

Raiders' Lechler wins award with superb season

Posted Jan. 21, 2010 @ 11:46 a.m. ET
Sammy Baugh's 1940 record be damned — Shane Lechler outdid his contemporaries with another stellar season in 2009, earning him PFW's Golden Toe Trophy.

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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