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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: Week Two

Posted Sept. 18, 2012 @ 12:02 p.m. ET
The Chiefs and Raiders are off to woeful starts, and the Chargers are 2-0 for the first time since 2006.

Bush leads Dolphins to first win in Philbin era

Posted Sept. 16, 2012 @ 4:35 p.m. ET
Reggie Bush ran for 172 yards and two touchdowns Sunday, and the Dolphins won a home opener for the first time since 2005 by beating the Raiders 35-13.

Raiders make roster moves before Dolphins game

Posted Sept. 15, 2012 @ 7:40 p.m. ET
The Raiders have placed WR Jacoby Ford on season-ending injured reserve and CB Ron Bartell on the reserved/injured list.

Key matchup: Raiders RB Darren McFadden vs. Dolphins front seven

Posted Sept. 14, 2012 @ 12:36 p.m. ET
In Friday’s key matchup, respective team strengths will be facing off in a big game for two struggling teams, the Raiders and Dolphins.

Raiders WR Ford to undergo surgery on foot

Posted Sept. 11, 2012 @ 5:18 p.m. ET
Raiders WR Jacoby Ford will undergo surgery on his left foot and is expected to be out for “a significant amount of time,” head coach Dennis Allen said.

AFC West Spin cycle: Week One

Posted Sept. 11, 2012 @ 1:42 p.m. ET
Philip Rivers and the Chargers get off on the right foot with a win over the Raiders. We take a spin around the AFC West after Week One.

Raiders sign FB Reece to extension

Posted Sept. 11, 2012 @ 12:53 p.m. ET
The Raiders announced a contract extension with FB Marcel Reece on Tuesday.

McClain sets out to prove Raiders can rely on him

Posted Sept. 07, 2012 @ 3:40 p.m. ET
The Raiders expect MLB Rolando McClain to be more of a leader and a more effective defender in his third season.

Report: Steelers to sign CB Van Dyke

Posted Sept. 06, 2012 @ 6:43 p.m. ET
Former Raiders CB DeMarcus Van Dyke will sign with the Steelers, according to Pro Football Talk.

Raiders sign WR Hagan

Posted Sept. 06, 2012 @ 11:26 a.m. ET
The Raiders announced Thursday that they have signed veteran free-agent WR Derek Hagan.

Raiders cut CB Van Dyke, sign Hanson

Posted Sept. 03, 2012 @ 5:02 p.m. ET
The Raiders have completely restarted at cornerback.

Raiders claim three off waivers

Posted Sept. 01, 2012 @ 8:17 p.m. ET
The Raiders have claimed DB Phillip Adams, LB Keenan Clayton and OT Willie Smith off waivers.

WR Parrish agrees to terms with Raiders

Posted Aug. 28, 2012 @ 11:58 a.m. ET
Hours after being released by the Chargers, WR Roscoe Parrish agreed to terms with the Raiders, Pro Football Talk first reported.

Raiders reduce roster to 75

Posted Aug. 27, 2012 @ 12:14 p.m. ET
The Raiders have reduced the team's active roster to the maximum of 75 players in advance of the NFL's Monday deadline.

Raiders show concern for C Wisniewski

Posted Aug. 24, 2012 @ 11:18 a.m. ET
Raiders head coach Dennis Allen said C Stefen Wisniewski needs more reps and falls further behind with each day of practice he misses.

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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