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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 pull away late, defeat Chiefs

Posted Aug. 19, 2011 @ 11:47 p.m. ET
Ravens rookie QB Tyrod Taylor, vying to be the top backup to starter Joe Flacco, led two fourth-quarter TD drives as Baltimore beat visiting Kansas City 31-13.

Ravens' O-line a work-in-progress

Posted Aug. 19, 2011 @ 4:28 p.m. ET
The Ravens' O-line, a weak link in 2010, is somewhat unsettled entering this season, with right tackle a potential trouble spot.

AFC North training-camp reports

Posted Aug. 15, 2011 @ 8:26 p.m. ET
With Chad Ochocinco and Terrell Owens gone, WR Jerome Simpson is the player to watch in Cincinnati, as PFW examines each of the AFC North teams during camps.

Ravens acquire WR Evans from Bills

Posted Aug. 12, 2011 @ 1:40 p.m. ET
WR Lee Evans is now a Baltimore Raven, following a trade Friday afternoon that sent a 2012 fourth-round pick back to the Bills.

Vick, new-look Eagles beat Ravens

Posted Aug. 11, 2011 @ 11:44 p.m. ET
Michael Vick threw for 74 yards and a touchdown pass in his only series and the new-look Eagles beat the Ravens 13-6 Thursday night.

Chiefs sign OT Gaither

Posted Aug. 11, 2011 @ 11:28 a.m. ET
The Chiefs landed PFW's best UFA still available, signing former Ravens OT Jared Gaither.

Ravens sign RB Williams

Posted Aug. 08, 2011 @ 1:45 p.m. ET
Former Dolphins RB Ricky Williams has signed with the Ravens, who were in need of a backup to Ray Rice because of free-agency losses.

WR Mason picks the Jets

Posted Aug. 06, 2011 @ 4:12 p.m. ET
Veteran WR Derrick Mason decided to sign with the Jets on Saturday. The 37-year-old had seven touchdowns last season.

Ravens FB Leach a specialist in physicality

Posted Aug. 06, 2011 @ 9:19 a.m. ET
In Pro Bowler Vonta Leach, the Ravens have added a fullback who has been compared to four-time Pro Bowler Lorenzo Neal.

Ravens' Rice fills up the stat sheet

Posted Aug. 04, 2011 @ 12:14 p.m. ET
Ravens RB Ray Rice's versatilty makes him a safe second-round pick, writes PFW's Mike Wilkening.

Pollard signs two-year deal with Ravens

Posted Aug. 04, 2011 @ noon ET
S Bernard Pollard signed a two-year contract with Baltimore on Thursday, it was announced by Ravens executive vice president/general manager Ozzie Newsome.

Rabach fails physical, can't sign with Ravens

Posted Aug. 03, 2011 @ 4:56 p.m. ET
C Casey Rabach, who had reportedly agreed to a contract with Baltimore, is back on the free-agent market after he failed a physical with the Ravens.

Birk out two weeks after knee surgery

Posted Aug. 03, 2011 @ 11:27 a.m. ET
PFW Ravens correspondent Jamison Hensley of the Baltimore Sun reports that Ravens C Matt Birk will be sidelined for two weeks after having arthroscopic surgery on his left knee.

Report: QB Bulger decides to retire

Posted Aug. 03, 2011 @ 8:49 a.m. ET
ESPN's Adam Schefter reports that QB Marc Bulger has decided to retire.

Ravens sign C Rabach to a two-year deal

Posted Aug. 02, 2011 @ 1:57 p.m. ET
The Ravens signed former Redskins C Casey Rabach to a two-year deal on Tuesday.

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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