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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

Patriots-Ravens matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Oct. 13, 2010 @ 3:23 p.m. ET
Here's a key matchup to watch in Sunday's game between the Patriots and Ravens:

Week Six power rankings

Posted Oct. 12, 2010 @ 9:36 a.m. ET
Baltimore's third straight victory, 31-17 over Denver, led by Ray Rice's 133 rushing yards, has propelled the Ravens to No. 1 in PFW's power rankings.

Ravens, Rice run past Broncos, 31-17

Posted Oct. 10, 2010 @ 5:07 p.m. ET
Ray Rice ran for 133 yards and two touchdowns, and the Ravens frustrated Denver quarterback Kyle Orton in a 31-17 victory Sunday.

Ravens' secondary stingy — and stronger when Reed returns

Posted Oct. 07, 2010 @ 2:51 p.m. ET
The Ravens' pass defense has been a strength, even with FS Ed Reed sidelined with a hip injury.

Even 'elite' teams have major concerns now

Posted Oct. 05, 2010 @ 8:45 p.m. ET
Let's run through PFW’s top five in our power rankings and point out each team’s greatest strength right now and also its biggest shortcoming.

Report: Ravens sign OL Kooistra

Posted Oct. 05, 2010 @ 7:54 p.m. ET
The Ravens have signed OL Scott Kooistra, according to National Football Post.

Ravens' TD drought didn't prevent 2000 title

Posted Oct. 03, 2010 @ 11:26 a.m. ET
Any problems the Ravens' offense may encounter this season almost certainly won't compare to what Baltimore endured 10 years ago. The Ravens went five games — the entire month of October — without a touchdown. The NFList recounts that remarkable streak.

Fantasy Buzz: Week Four

Posted Oct. 02, 2010 @ 2:52 p.m. ET
Although the status of Ravens RB Ray Rice (knee) was iffy early in the week, it looks like the fantasy star will play Sunday at Pittsburgh. Read about that and other important late-week news in the "Fantasy Buzz."

Ravens' run defense underwhelming early

Posted Oct. 01, 2010 @ 12:25 p.m. ET
Is the Ravens' run defense a problem? The numbers through three games weren't flattering — 127.7 rushing yards per game allowed, including 173 yards to Cleveland.

Ravens RB Rice says he'll play on Sunday

Posted Sept. 30, 2010 @ 1:49 p.m. ET
Ravens RB Ray Rice told reporters that he will play in Week Four vs. the Steelers despite bruising his knee last week.

Reports: Jets sign four-time Pro Bowler Pryce

Posted Sept. 30, 2010 @ 11:41 a.m. ET
Four-time Pro Bowl DL Trevor Pryce reportedly signed with the Jets on Thursday.

Ravens RB Rice misses practice with knee injury

Posted Sept. 29, 2010 @ 5:28 p.m. ET
Ravens RB Ray Rice missed practice Wednesday with a knee contusion suffered in Baltimore's 24-17 win over Cleveland Sunday, according to multiple reports.

Ravens release Pryce, re-sign Hamlin

Posted Sept. 29, 2010 @ 9:28 a.m. ET
The Ravens released veteran DE Trevor Pryce on Wednesday and re-signed S Ken Hamlin.

Steelers QB Batch will start Week Four

Posted Sept. 28, 2010 @ 3:19 p.m. ET
After a win in his first start since 2007, Charlie Batch will start at QB again in the Steelers' Week Four game against the Ravens.

Ravens RB Rice has 'significant' knee contusion

Posted Sept. 28, 2010 @ 1:59 a.m. ET
Ravens RB Ray Rice has "a significant contusion" on his knee, the team said Monday. His status for Sunday's game against undefeated Pittsburgh will depend on how quickly it heals, according to head coach John Harbaugh.

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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