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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

Raiders DE Seymour signs franchise tender

Posted June 19, 2010 @ 5:54 p.m. ET
Raiders DE Richard Seymour, given the "exclusive" franchise tag by the club in February, has signed his one-year tender, the club announced Saturday.

Raiders trying to find best fit for new defensive pieces

Posted May 28, 2010 @ 10:12 a.m. ET
There was talk last year about the Raiders considering a shift to a 3-4 base defense, and speculation about a move to the 3-4 returned this offseason as the team made personnel changes on "D."

Six players given franchise tag before deadline

Posted Feb. 26, 2010 @ 12:02 a.m. ET
Six players were given the franchise tag by their teams before the 4 p.m. EST deadline Thursday, including three nose tackles, two placekickers and one defensive end.

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 ...

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.

Seymour wants out of Oakland

Posted Jan. 10, 2010 @ 12:57 a.m. ET
According to our AFC Whispers, there has been no progress on a new contract between DRE Richard Seymour and the Raiders because the former Patriot doesn't want to return to the floundering franchise.


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.