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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

Report: Raiders reached out to Harbaugh

Posted Jan. 20, 2010 @ 11:20 a.m. ET
The Raiders spoke to Stanford head coach Jim Harbaugh about becoming their head coach, but he said he wasn't interested in the job, according to reports.

Reports: Davis, Cable hold meeting

Posted Jan. 14, 2010 @ 7:07 p.m. ET
Raiders managing partner Al Davis scheduled a meeting with head coach Tom Cable on Thursday, and the two could sit down again on Friday to discuss Cable's future, according to reports.

Lechler would ‘hate’ to see Davis fire Cable

Posted Jan. 14, 2010 @ 1 p.m. ET
Raiders P Shane Lechler told PFW he strongly believes Al Davis should reconsider if he's leaning toward firing Tom Cable.

Report: Davis to tell Cable he's fired

Posted Jan. 11, 2010 @ 11:34 a.m. ET
Raiders managing partner Al Davis is going to meet with Tom Cable on Monday and tell him his time as the team's head coach has come to an end, according to a report.

Raiders' Davis mulls head-coaching change

Posted Jan. 09, 2010 @ 1:43 p.m. ET
We're awaiting word from Al Davis as to whether the Raiders will be searching for their sixth head coach since 2002, but it's clear the team's managing partner is seriously considering making yet another change.

Report: Raiders likely to fire Cable

Posted Jan. 04, 2010 @ 12:33 p.m. ET
He probably will not be sent packing Monday, but a report indicates the Raiders will likely fire head coach Tom Cable in the near future.

Heyward-Bey fails to silence critics in Year One

Posted Jan. 02, 2010 @ 8:32 a.m. ET
Raiders rookie Darrius Heyward-Bey will head into his first full offseason having failed to silence skeptics that mocked Oakland for selecting him with the seventh overall pick in April's draft.

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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