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Raiders-Seahawks Preview The Seattle Seahawks might have issues on and off the field, but whatever state they're in is better than that of the winless Oakland Raiders. Looking to build on a much-needed victory, the Seahawks try to hand the visiting Raiders a 14th consecutive defeat Sunday. Still grasping the effects of the Percy Harvin trade and dealing with reports of locker room division, Seattle (4-3) avoided a third ...
Oakland Raiders Can't Give Derek Carr a Pass for Offensive Struggles Quarterback Derek Carr is not the problem with the Oakland Raiders in 2014. In fact, he’s one of the few players the 0-7 Raiders can build around, but that actually creates a different issue for the franchise. The Raiders have to evaluate Carr without making his supporting cast the scapegoat for all of his problems. This is true now, and should continue to be true through next season no matter ...
Oakland Raiders vs. Seattle Seahawks: Betting Odds, Analysis, NFL Pick The Oakland Raiders will be big underdogs when they visit the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday and remain the last winless team in the NFL following a 23-13 loss at Cleveland last week. The Raiders are 9-3 against the spread in their last 12 games as double-digit underdogs while the Seahawks are 12-4-1 ATS in their past 17 as double-digit home favorites since 2003. Point Spread: Seahawks opened as ...
Five Questions, Five Answers: Oakland Raiders We're back with another edition of Five Questions. Five Answers, this week focusing on Seattle's opponent Sunday, the Oakland Raiders. Answering our questions this week is Jerry McDonald , who covers the Raiders for the Bay Area News Group. You can follow McDonald on Twitter at @Jerrymcd. Q1. How has Derek Carr (above in an Associated Press photo) performed so far? A. Carr has had a solid rookie ...
Oakland Raiders vs. Seattle Seahawks: Breaking Down Seattle's Game Plan The Seattle Seahawks had a not-so-inspiring 13-9 win over the Carolina Panthers over the weekend for the third time in as many years. Seattle's offense erred on three trips to the red zone and toiled to score just one touchdown in the game. That Seattle's offense made a defense that had allowed 37-plus points in four of its last five games is a bad sign for an offense that appears to be ...
Former Oakland Raiders Lineman Mo Collins Dies at 38 Mo Collins of the Oakland Raiders looks on from the bench during a game against the Denver Broncos in Oakland on Nov. 30, 2003. Close Mo Collins of the Oakland Raiders looks on from the bench during a game against the...
New problems, same results each week for Raiders Every week there's a new problem and the same result for the Oakland Raiders. The most recent games it was three costly turnovers that did in Oakland in a 23-13 loss at Cleveland. The one constant has been the losses whether it was under former coach Dennis Allen or his interim replacement Tony Sparano, who fell to 0-3 since Allen was fired after an 0-4 start. ''I think we've given ourselves a ...
Opponent Profile: Seahawks Always Dangerous Opponent On Their Home Turf The 0-7 Oakland Raiders travel to Seattle this weekend to take on the defending Super Bowl champions. And while the 4-3 Seahawks have already lost as many games as they did all of last year, they still are an opponent never to be taken lightly on their home field. Of course, the winless Silver & Black can't take any team lightly these days as they look to snap a 13-game losing streak dating back ...
Shutdown Corner NFL Power Rankings: The Oakland Raiders' scary 0-16 question Shutdown Corner's post-Week 7 power rankings.
The Film Don’t Lie: Raiders A weekly look at what the Oakland Raiders must fix: This is just wonderful news for the Raiders, whose offense is floundering: They next play the Seahawks in Seattle. While the Seahawks have been a bit off this season, playing that defense in Seattle is still probably the toughest task in the NFL. Oakland has a lot of issues to address offensively in the next few days. The Raiders looked like ...
John Paul Foschi
August 29, 2006
He was born on May 18, 1982 and currently plays tight end and H-Back for the Oakland Raiders. He grew up on Long Island and attended Chaminade High School in Glen Head, New York. Described as a versatile, young player with the ability to contribute at TE and FB.
During his senior year in highschool, he caught 18 passes for 250 yards and two touchdowns, adding 45 tackles and 12 sacks on defense. He's also a four-year letterman in football and basketball and named an All-American by PrepStar and SuperPrep.
He was also selected to Governor's Bowl all-star team following his prep career. He earned first-team all-Catholic League honors in basketball and added 22 receptions for 330 yards and three scores as a junior and helped lead Chaminade to the New York Catholic High School title. He's also a member of the National Honor Society.
He's a Building Construction major at Georgia Tech, where he started 21 of 44 career games, recording 41 receptions for 377 yards and four touchdowns. He was an honorable mention All-ACC selection as Tech's starting TE following his senior year in 2003.
He was the third-leading receiver that season with 24
catches for 174 yards and two touchdowns. He also caught nine passes for
75 yards and two touchdowns as a junior and became a part of the Atlantic
Coast Conference Academic Honor Roll for 2002-2003. As a freshman, he
caught four passes for 58 yards amounting to a 14.5-yard average.
He played in 10 games with five starts in his first season
on the active roster and caught six passes for 37 yards with a long gain
of 11 in 2005.