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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

Kindle a solid scheme fit for Ravens

Posted April 23, 2010 @ 8:04 p.m. ET
The Ravens got a first-round talent in OLB Sergio Kindle, who appears to have slid into Round Two because of questions about a knee injury.

Ravens backup QB Smith signs tender

Posted April 18, 2010 @ 3:37 p.m. ET
Ravens backup QB Troy Smith has signed his tender as a restricted free agent.

Trade market hasn't yet developed for Gaither

Posted April 16, 2010 @ 6:12 p.m. ET
The Ravens haven't had any "dialogue" with teams on RFA OLT Jared Gaither, GM Ozzie Newsome said this week, and they aren't in a position where they have to take just any offer for him.

Ravens terminate CB Rolle's contract

Posted April 13, 2010 @ 8:06 p.m. ET
The Ravens terminated the contract of CB Samari Rolle on Tuesday. Rolle missed the 2009 season with a neck injury.

Ravens' PK situation fluid once again

Posted March 25, 2010 @ 4:44 p.m. ET
The Ravens' interest in Shayne Graham is a clear indication the club isn't tied to having Billy Cundiff beginning the 2010 season as its placekicker.

Ravens agree on two-year deal with DL Redding

Posted March 22, 2010 @ 11:26 a.m. ET
The Ravens have agreed to a two-year deal with UFA DL Cory Redding, the club announced Monday.

Ravens reach agreement with WR Mason

Posted March 10, 2010 @ 8:13 p.m. ET
The Ravens and WR Derrick Mason have reached agreement on a two-year contract, the team's official Web site reported Wednesday night.

Early winners and losers in free agency

Posted March 08, 2010 @ 11:37 a.m. ET
Here's a look at the teams that have spent the most wisely to this point and which ones overextended themselves after the first weekend of free agency.

Ravens get Boldin for reasonable price

Posted March 05, 2010 @ 8:51 p.m. ET
The Ravens' acquisition of Cardinals WR Anquan Boldin was wise on several levels, not the least of which was that it filled a huge need for Baltimore.

Ravens acquire WR Boldin from Cardinals

Posted March 05, 2010 @ 6:41 p.m. ET
The Ravens, in a bold move to bolster their passing offense, acquired Cardinals WR Anquan Boldin for third- and fourth-round picks in the 2010 draft.

Ravens willing to listen on QB Smith

Posted March 04, 2010 @ 3:15 p.m. ET
Head coach John Harbaugh has left open the possibility that RFA QB Troy Smith could be dealt, but he indicated that the Ravens' preference was to keep him, save for a trade that would be "beneficial" to the club.

Ravens' Mason has been consistently productive

Posted March 03, 2010 @ 12:31 p.m. ET
Ravens WR Derrick Mason remains tough to cover at age 36, and a multiyear deal for him to remain in Baltimore is not out of the question — or unreasonable.

AFC North team needs

Posted March 02, 2010 @ 11:08 a.m. ET
The Bengals needed a stretch-the-field wide receiver to pair with 32-year-old Chad Ochocinco, so they signed ex-Buccaneers UFA Antonio Bryant, as PFW examines the needs of each team, position by position, in a series that continues with the AFC North.

Stallworth bolsters Ravens' WR depth, but other moves likely, too

Posted Feb. 18, 2010 @ 1:37 p.m. ET
The signing of Donté Stallworth bolsters the Ravens' WR depth before free agency begins, but more moves to bolster the pass-catching corps are likely, the way we hear it.

Ravens sign WR Stallworth

Posted Feb. 17, 2010 @ 4:24 p.m. ET
The Ravens signed veteran WR Donté Stallworth to a one-year, $900,000 contract Wednesday, with a reported $300,000 in incentives.

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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