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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

Agents: Teams have tampered with undrafted players

Posted May 06, 2011 @ 1:25 p.m. ET
Six NFL agents, speaking on the condition of anonymity, told PFW that teams were contacting them in regard to their undrafted free-agent clients after the draft, a violation of NFL lockout rules.

Smith's speed welcome addition to Ravens' attack

Posted May 01, 2011 @ 2:02 p.m. ET
The feeling is the Ravens will actively work to get rookie WR Torrey Smith, who has been timed at 4.42 in the 40, touches on offense even if he isn't a starter in Year One.

Fantasy outlook: WR Torrey Smith

Posted April 29, 2011 @ 9:03 p.m. ET
WR Torrey Smith could contribute as a vertical threat in his first season in Baltimore, but he will have most value to fantasy owners down the road. 

Report: NFL "looking into" Bears-Ravens deal falling through

Posted April 29, 2011 @ 11:02 a.m. ET
The Chicago Tribune reported Friday that the NFL is investigating the failed trade between the Ravens and Bears on Thursday night. "We are looking into it," NFL senior vice president of public relations Greg Aiello told the Tribune in an ...

Selection of Smith makes sense, but carries risk, for Ravens

Posted April 28, 2011 @ 11:58 p.m. ET
The Ravens' selection of Colorado CB Jimmy Smith is intriguing on so many levels, from the footnotes on up.

Zbikowski avoids boxing suspension

Posted April 28, 2011 @ 7:24 p.m. ET
Ravens S Tom Zbikowski will be not be suspended from boxing after he passed a drug test earlier this week, his manager told the National Football Post.

Report: Zbikowski's second drug test negative; suspension to be lifted

Posted April 26, 2011 @ 2:47 p.m. ET
Ravens FS Tom Zbikowski had been suspended from boxing for failing a drug test, but the second test came back negative, according to the Chicago Sun-Times.

Zbikowski improves to 4-0 in the ring

Posted April 24, 2011 @ 4:51 p.m. ET
Ravens S Tom Zbikowski improved to 4-0 as a boxer on Saturday night after defeating Blake Warner in a first-round knockout.

Draft Dose: Who needs an outside linebacker?

Posted April 22, 2011 @ 12:52 p.m. ET
In the 30th installment of the Draft Dose series, PFW takes a look at 10 teams in need of an outside linebacker like Texas A&M's Von Miller.

Backup QB likely position of need for Ravens

Posted April 15, 2011 @ 4:34 p.m. ET
Should Ravens UFA QB Marc Bulger leave in free agency, the Ravens would have a need for a backup for Joe Flacco, making their offseason plans at the position worth watching.          

Ravens coach given two years probation for DUI

Posted April 11, 2011 @ 2:04 p.m. ET
Ravens offensive line coach Andy Moeller was sentenced to two years of supervised probation Monday after being found guilty of driving under the influence.

Ravens S Zbikowski set for April 23 fight

Posted April 04, 2011 @ 9:47 a.m. ET
Ravens S Tom Zbikowski has scheduled his fourth professional boxing match amidst the NFL lockout.

Draft countdown: Pick No. 26

Posted April 02, 2011 @ 3:17 p.m. ET
PFW looks back at the last 10 players chosen with the 26th pick in the NFL draft, including Pro Football Weekly/PFWA Defensive Player of the Year Clay Matthews.

Flacco wants contract extension sooner than later

Posted April 02, 2011 @ 2:45 p.m. ET
Ravens QB Joe Flacco wants a contract extension this offseason, not next, and he is a little confused as to why he has to wait.

Zbikowski wins again in the ring

Posted March 27, 2011 @ 11:36 a.m. ET
Ravens FS Tom Zbikowski improved his record to 3-0 as a boxer after winning a four-round decision on Saturday.

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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