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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

Former Raider Ben Davidson dies at 72

Posted July 03, 2012 @ 6:34 p.m. ET
Ben Davidson, the hulking defensive end who starred for the Raiders in the 1960s before becoming a famous television pitch man, has died.

Raiders make donation to Oakland schools

Posted July 03, 2012 @ 2:17 p.m. ET
The Raiders will give the Oakland school system more than $50,000 as part of a season-ticket drive designed to benefit Oakland schools.

These rookies could surprise in 2012

Posted June 25, 2012 @ 2:44 p.m. ET
This year's crop of rookies has a lot to live up to after 2011's class, but we look at the third-rounders and below who could surprise in Year One.

Raiders' situation at CB cause for concern

Posted June 22, 2012 @ 3:52 p.m. ET
The Raiders enter 2012 with plenty of question marks at cornerback and will need help from their safeties to mask the problems in coverage.

Man sentenced for killing Raiders star's daughter

Posted June 15, 2012 @ 4:15 p.m. ET
A man has been sentenced to 55 years to life in prison for killing the daughter of former Oakland Raiders star Fred Biletnikoff in 1999.

Pryor looks to build on truncated rookie season

Posted June 13, 2012 @ 6:19 p.m. ET
Raiders QB Terrelle Pryor is hoping to make a big leap in Year Two of his pro career after what was essentially a wasted rookie season.

Raiders add TE Humphrey

Posted June 12, 2012 @ 12:28 p.m. ET
The Raiders signed TE Tory Humphrey, the team announced Tuesday. Humphrey spent the last three seasons with the Saints.

Managing expectations for Broncos this season

Posted June 11, 2012 @ 5:53 p.m. ET
The Broncos and Peyton Manning have quite a few obstacles to overcome this season. PFW's Eric Edholm takes a closer look.

Raiders sign three draft picks

Posted June 07, 2012 @ 1:42 p.m. ET
The Raiders announced the signings of three draft picks on Thursday, including DE Jack Crawford, a fifth-round pick from Penn State.

Reports: 2013 second-round pick completes Palmer trade

Posted June 06, 2012 @ 6:49 p.m. ET
The Raiders will send a 2013 2nd-round pick to Cincinnati to complete the Carson Palmer trade, multiple media outlets reported.

Raiders re-sign DT Bryant

Posted June 06, 2012 @ 6:47 p.m. ET
The Raiders have re-signed DT Desmond Bryant, the club announced Wednesday. 

Raiders FB Reece signs ERFA tender

Posted June 04, 2012 @ 5:04 p.m. ET
Raiders FB Marcel Reece signed his exclusive rights free-agent contract on Monday, ending his holdout.

McFadden looks strong, fast

Posted May 27, 2012 @ 12:51 p.m. ET
Raiders RB Darren McFadden appeared to be fully healed from a foot injury at the team's OTAs, according to AFC Whispers.

Cardinals sign LB Groves

Posted May 24, 2012 @ 6:28 p.m. ET
The Cardinals signed former Raiders unrestricted free-agent LB Quentin Groves on Thursday, the team confirmed.

Around Fantasyland: RB injuries

Posted May 23, 2012 @ 9:36 p.m. ET
William Del Pilar reviews the latest injuries around the NFL at the running back position and how they fit into the 2012 fantasy season. 

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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