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Richard Seymour

Richard Seymour - #92 - DT

Status Inactive
Height/Weight 6' 6"/ 317 lbs.
Birthday 10/06/1979
Birthplace Gadsden, SC
College Georgia
Years played 13
Drafted 2001, 1st round, 6th pick by Patriots

Broncos unlikely to bring Orton back

Posted Feb. 07, 2011 @ 11:47 a.m. ET
Although he may give Denver its best chance of winning in 2011, QB Kyle Orton is unlikely to return because of the fans' preference for Tim Tebow, according to AFC Whispers.

Pats could fill hole at DE spot in first round

Posted Feb. 04, 2011 @ 1:32 p.m. ET
With two picks in the first round of a DE-heavy draft, the Patriots could look to continue their success of using their first pick on a defensive player to help shore up the defensive line.

Jackson wants to finish job Cable started

Posted Jan. 18, 2011 @ 9:45 p.m. ET
New head coach Hue Jackson said at his introductory press conference Tuesday that the Raiders are ready to get back to the postseason after an eight-year absence.

Marshall's departure could be start of defensive shake-up for Raiders

Posted Jan. 16, 2011 @ 12:45 p.m. ET
As the Raiders continue making changes to their staff, difficult decisions in free agency that could leave the defense without its two Pro Bowlers from 2010 are on the horizon.

Bills' Williams replaces Seymour at Pro Bowl

Posted Jan. 06, 2011 @ 4:11 p.m. ET
Bills NT Kyle Williams has been added to the AFC Pro Bowl roster, replacing the Raiders' Richard Seymour.

Seymour fined $25,000 for punch

Posted Nov. 22, 2010 @ 6:02 p.m. ET
Raiders DT Richard Seymour has been fined $25,000 for punching Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger during their Week 11 matchup, according to NFL.com reporter Jason La Canfora.

Raiders DT Seymour’s swat a foolish act

Posted Nov. 22, 2010 @ 2:23 p.m. ET
The Raiders received a rude awakening Sunday when the Steelers gave them a 35-3 beating, and DT Richard Seymour put a blemish on his otherwise outstanding season in the loss.

Seymour ejected from Raiders-Steelers game

Posted Nov. 21, 2010 @ 2:39 p.m. ET
Raiders DE Richard Seymour was ejected after hitting Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger in Sunday's Week 11 game.

DT Seymour a catalyst for improved Raiders

Posted Nov. 12, 2010 @ 10:58 a.m. ET
DT Richard Seymour has fully embraced a leadership role and observers say he's one of the players most responsible for the team's improvement in 2010.

Raiders DT Henderson could be out another month

Posted Oct. 07, 2010 @ 10:38 a.m. ET
Raiders DT John Henderson, who has missed two games with a stress fracture in his right foot, could miss 2-5 additional weeks.

Jackson not certain to regain DE job

Posted Oct. 03, 2010 @ 2:52 a.m. ET
Although Tyson Jackson has returned to practice following a knee injury, there's no guarantee that the 2009 No. 3 overall pick will win back his starting DE spot, according to AFC West Whispers.

Big plays mask Raiders' improvement on defense

Posted Sept. 13, 2010 @ 2:58 p.m. ET
That Raiders-to-the-playoffs bandwagon was getting crowded heading into Week One, but some people are no doubt hopping off after Oakland was humbled by Tennessee on Sunday, 38-13.

Raiders could win 10 games ... or more

Posted Sept. 03, 2010 @ 4:02 p.m. ET
A year ago this time, I picked the Saints as my surprise team for 2009. Score one for this usually-awful-at-predicting-this-kind-of-thing writer. Feeling saucy, I'll go out on a limb again. As their fight song goes — yes, pro teams used ...

Patriots' Chung has room for improvement

Posted Aug. 01, 2010 @ 8:11 p.m. ET
Second-year safety Patrick Chung will need to raise his level of play by the time the regular season begins, according to "AFC Whispers," as he has struggled matching up against tight ends early in New England's training camp.

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.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Dec. 30, 2012
Seymour is on injured reserve for Oakland.||||||| The seven-time Pro Bowl defensive tackle has not played since injuring his hamstring on Nov. 4.
Posted Nov. 08, 2012
Seymour is inactive for Sunday's game against the Panthers.||||||| The seven-time Pro Bowl defensive tackle has not played since injuring his hamstring on Nov. 4.
Posted Aug. 28, 2012
Seymour, coming off his seventh Pro Bowl season, has missed Oakland's last two preseason games while resting sore knees.||||||| Coach Dennis Allen originally said Seymour had arthritis in his knees but later changed it to tendinitis.
Posted Dec. 04, 2011
Seymour has been ejected for throwing a punch in the third quarter of the Oakland Raiders' game against the Miami Dolphins.||||||| TV replays showed Seymour catching blocker Richie Incognito in the side of the helmet with his left fist as they tussled during a play Sunday. The incident occurred with the Dolphins driving for a score that put them ahead 27-0.
Posted Nov. 20, 2011
Seymour is in the lineup at Minnesota after missing practice all week because of a knee injury.||||||| He should help slow down Adrian Peterson on Sunday.

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