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Patriots vs. Raiders: Previewing with PFF Taking a closer look at the New England Patriots' week three opponent, the Oakland Raiders, through the Pro Football Focus analytics. Taking a closer look at the New England Patriots' week three opponent, the Oakland Raiders, through the Pro Football Focus analytics: The Raiders were completely gashed by the Houston Texans’ running game last Sunday.
Oakland Raiders vs. New England Patriots: Breaking Down Oakland's Game Plan After only two weeks, the Oakland Raiders are already scrambling to keep the 2014 season from getting away from them. They have begun 0-2, and there's been little evidence to indicate that things are going to get better anytime soon. But while Oakland has looked uninspired in both losses, there have been glimmers of potential. Derek Carr's play has been encouraging. The running game has been non ...
Despite Team Struggles, Oakland Raiders Rookies off to Great Start This was supposed to be the year that the Oakland Raiders escaped from the cellar of the NFL . The Raiders operated with a skeleton crew the last couple of years and without much success, but they brought in a few veteran swashbucklers in the hopes of stealing more victories in 2014. Head coach Dennis Allen was supposed to captain the turnaround, but the Raiders started taking on water in Week 1 ...
Heading cross country hard for West Coast teams The Oakland Raiders have to deal with more than just Tom Brady and Darrelle Revis at New England on Sunday. ... It feels a little odd.'' The Raiders are trying to snap a 14-game losing streak in the Eastern time zone. The four West Coast teams, which annually log 25,000 air miles, are a combined 43-83 in the Eastern time zone over the last decade, according to STATS LLC. Only the San Diego ...
Five Ways the Raiders Can Surprise the Patriots Don’t be so quick to write off the 0-2 Oakland Raiders. With health on their side, a little inspiration, and some corrections on offense, the Raiders can make a game of it. Here’s how.
Raiders - Patriots 2014: Prediction, Point Spread, Over/Under And Preview For NFL Week 3 Game After 11 straight years of missing the playoffs, the 2014 NFL season hasn’t gone any better for the Oakland Raiders, who sit at 0-2. As the team looks to win its first game, things might get worse before they get any better when they visit the New England Patriots in Week 3.
Oakland Raiders Must Clean House, Rebuild Completely to Return to AFC Elite "We suck." Over the course of their long (and mostly storied) history, the Oakland Raiders have proudly trumpeted several different catchphrases: Pride and poise. Commitment to excellence. Just win, baby. And now, thanks to their hideous effort to begin the 2014 season, a new expression has vaulted into the Raiders lexicon. "We suck." Forget about pride. Don't you dare mention poise. Commitment ...
Raiders vs. Patriots preview FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – There is a stunning contrast between the New England Patriots and Oakland Raiders in the past 15 seasons. Consider this statistic, brought to the fore this week by ESPN NFL Insider Field Yates: Since head coach Bill Belichick was hired by New England in 2000, the Raiders have had eight head coaches and 18 starting quarterbacks. The Patriots, with one head coach and three ...
Felger & Mazz: What On Earth Happened To The Oakland Raiders? What was once a proud franchise is now the laughingstock of the NFL.
Week 3 Patriots vs Raiders: 5 Questions with the Enemy Levi Damien from Silver and Black Pride takes the time to answer five questions about Sunday's game. Levi Damien, writer at SB Nation's Oakland Raiders community Silver And Black Pride, took the time to answer five of my questions about Sunday's Patriots game.
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.