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Rolando McClain

Rolando McClain - #55 - LB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 4"/ 259 lbs.
Birthday 07/14/1989
Birthplace Decatur, AL
College Alabama
Years played 4
Drafted 2010, 1st round, 8th pick by Raiders

Ravens' 'transition game' something special

Posted Oct. 08, 2011 @ 8:45 a.m. ET
It is one thing to consistently get stops. It is another to score points or set up an offense to capitalize as the Ravens' defense has done this season.

Foster leads AFC Players of the Week

Posted Oct. 05, 2011 @ 12:38 p.m. ET
Texans RB Arian Foster, Ravens LB Jarret Johnson and Chiefs PK Ryan Succop were named AFC Players of the Week.

The First Fifteen: Week Five

Posted Oct. 04, 2011 @ 1:42 p.m. ET
Here's an early look at the Week Five action, the first shortened (and the bye isn't coming at a great time for a few teams) week of the 2011 NFL season.

Ravens pound Sanchez, Jets 34-17

Posted Oct. 03, 2011 @ 12:21 a.m. ET
The Ravens scored three touchdowns on defense, all off turnovers by Sanchez, and cruised to a 34-17 victory over the Jets on Sunday night in a bizarre game that featured an NFL-record five returns for scores.

Ravens' willingness to attack with pass puts opposition on notice

Posted Oct. 01, 2011 @ 10:13 p.m. ET
The Ravens' willingness to air it out — and their ability to connect on the long throws that marked their rout of the Rams — certainly gives the opposition something to ponder.

McFadden highlights AFC Players of Week

Posted Sept. 28, 2011 @ 1:30 p.m. ET
Darren McFadden, Ray Lewis and Rian Lindell were named AFC Players of the Week for Week Three.

Ravens place CB Foxworth on I.R.

Posted Sept. 28, 2011 @ 12:52 p.m. ET
The Ravens have placed CB Domonique Foxworth on season-ending injured reserved, the team announced Wednesday.

The First Fifteen: Week Four

Posted Sept. 27, 2011 @ 1:10 p.m. ET
Time for Chris Johnson to step up, dissecting the 3-0 Lions, awaiting the fun that is Ravens-Jets and plenty of other tidbits to look for in Sunday's upcoming games.

Ravens rout Rams behind big quarter from Smith

Posted Sept. 25, 2011 @ 8:39 p.m. ET
A big first quarter by rookie WR Torrey Smith helped carry the Ravens past the Rams 37-7 on Sunday.

Ravens need WR Evans to get healthy

Posted Sept. 23, 2011 @ 4:54 p.m. ET
An ankle injury has bothered Ravens WR Lee Evans early in the season.

Former Ravens OT 'Zeus' Brown dies

Posted Sept. 23, 2011 @ 2:11 p.m. ET
Former Ravens OT Orlando "Zeus" Brown died Friday at the age of 40. The cause of his death is unknown.

Ravens, Ngata agree to extension

Posted Sept. 20, 2011 @ 3:11 p.m. ET
Ravens DL Haloti Ngata has agreed to a five-year contract with the team, keeping the All-Pro lineman off the free-agent market, where he was set to be an unrestricted free agent in the spring of 2012.

AFC North race back to Square One

Posted Sept. 19, 2011 @ 5:05 p.m. ET
By Sunday's end, the entire AFC North was at the .500 mark. What does it all mean? We explore.

Hasselbeck leads Titans past Ravens

Posted Sept. 18, 2011 @ 4:49 p.m. ET
Matt Hasselbeck threw for 358 yards and a touchdown, and the Titans gave new coach Mike Munchak a big win in their home opener by beating the  Ravens 26-13 on Sunday.

Ravens' tight ends off to good start

Posted Sept. 17, 2011 @ 9:57 p.m. ET
Ravens TEs Ed Dickson and Dennis Pitta were productive in Week One, and their position coach believes the best is yet to come for them.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted April 12, 2013
McClain has signed a one-year contract with the Baltimore Ravens.||||||| The 6-foot-4, 259-pound McClain spent three years with Oakland after being selected eighth overall in the 2010 NFL draft. In 41 career games, he has 274 tackles, 6 1/2 sacks and one interception. He has a chance to take over for Ray Lewis, who retired after 17 seasons.
Posted April 05, 2013
The Oakland Raiders have waived McClain less than three years after drafting him eighth overall.||||||| McClain is the third player drafted in the top 10 by late owner Al Davis to be let go so far this offseason by second-year general manager Reggie McKenzie. Defensive back Michael Huff (seventh pick in 2006) and receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey (seventh pick in `09) were cut last month.
Posted Nov. 30, 2012
McClain is inactive for the Oakland Raiders in his first game back from a two-game suspension.||||||| McClain returned this week from a suspension for conduct detrimental to the team after being demoted to second string but will miss the game.
Posted Nov. 29, 2012
Oakland Raiders coach Dennis Allen says he told McClain not to come to practice a day after being held out for team-related issues.||||||| Allen would not address the reasons for his decision on Thursday other than to say there are "consequences to his actions." McClain did not report to the team facility Thursday. Allen says McClain is still on the team's roster but says a decision about his future will need to be made. McClain was the eighth overall pick in the 2010 draft. He has struggled so far in his career and has had his playing time sharply reduced in recent weeks.
Posted Nov. 28, 2012
McClain is not practicing again for the Oakland Raiders a day after being held out for an undisclosed team-related issue.||||||| The Raiders say McClain is still on the team's roster Thursday despite being held out of practice for two days. Coach Dennis Allen is scheduled to address the media later in the day. McClain was the eighth overall pick in the 2010 draft. He has struggled so far in his career and has had his playing time sharply reduced in recent weeks.

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