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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

LB Rolando McClain bonds out of Ala. jail

Posted Jan. 08, 2013 @ 11:12 p.m. ET
Authorities say Raiders LB Rolando McClain has bonded out of jail on charges of violating rules on car window tint and trying to lie to police about his identity.

Allen sees Raiders' defense lacking leader

Posted Dec. 22, 2012 @ 10:30 p.m. ET
Dennis Allen's leadership has been questioned this season, but Allen turned the tables this week when he was asked about the quarterback of his defense.

Raiders reinstate McClain, release Bartell

Posted Dec. 10, 2012 @ 1:49 p.m. ET
The Raiders reinstated LB Rolando McClain and promoted CB Chimdi Chekwa from the practice squad. They released CB Ron Bartell and FB Owen Schmitt.

Raiders suspend MLB McClain

Posted Nov. 30, 2012 @ 11:28 a.m. ET
The Raiders announced Friday that they have suspended MLB Rolando McClain for two games for conduct detrimental to the team.

Reports: MLB McClain says he is no longer a Raider

Posted Nov. 28, 2012 @ 5:47 p.m. ET
After missing practice for a "team-related issue," Raiders MLB Rolando McClain reportedly wrote on his Facebook page that he is no longer a Raider.

Demotion a foreboding sign for Raiders' McClain

Posted Oct. 18, 2012 @ 10:50 p.m. ET
Removing MLB Rolando McClain from the Raiders’ sub-packages is being hailed as a key to Oakland’s improved defensive showing.

McClain sets out to prove Raiders can rely on him

Posted Sept. 07, 2012 @ 3:40 p.m. ET
The Raiders expect MLB Rolando McClain to be more of a leader and a more effective defender in his third season.

McClain sentenced to 180 days in jail

Posted May 17, 2012 @ 4:15 p.m. ET
Raiders LB Rolando McClain has been sentenced to 180 days in jail for his involvement in a November 2011 fight in Decatur, Ala.

Raiders MLB McClain arrested, charged with assault

Posted Dec. 01, 2011 @ 5 p.m. ET
Raiders MLB Rolando McClain was arrested in his hometown of Decatur, Ala., on Wednesday for discharging a firearm within city limits, third-degree assault, menacing and reckless endangerment.

Wimbley leads rejuvenated Raiders LB corps

Posted Dec. 01, 2011 @ 11:08 a.m. ET
Behind the play of Kamerion Wimbley, the Raiders' linebackers are leading the team on the path to the playoffs. 

Vikings-Raiders matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Nov. 18, 2011 @ 1:48 p.m. ET
Here's a key matchup to watch in Sunday's Vikings-Raiders game.

Report: Seahawks trade LB Curry to Raiders

Posted Oct. 12, 2011 @ 4:41 p.m. ET
The Seahawks have traded LB Aaron Curry to the Raiders for draft picks in 2012 and ’13, Jay Glazer of FOX Sports reports.

McClain, Routt key to Raiders' pass defense

Posted July 08, 2011 @ 11:16 a.m. ET
MLB Rolando McClain and CB Stanford Routt have to improve their coverage skills for the Raiders to maintain their ranking as one of the NFL's top pass defenses.

Raiders hire Biekert as LB coach

Posted Feb. 08, 2011 @ 4:13 p.m. ET
Former Raiders LB Greg Biekert will remain in the silver and black, joining Hue Jackson's staff in Oakland as the team's linebackers coach.

Run 'D' unravels for collapsing Raiders

Posted Dec. 14, 2010 @ 1:16 a.m. ET
Oakland blew a 10-point third-quarter lead on Sunday, and its defense struggled to contain RBs Maurice Jones-Drew and Rashad Jennings, who each had more than 100 yards rushing.

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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