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Shutdown Corner NFL Power Rankings: The Oakland Raiders' scary 0-16 question Shutdown Corner's post-Week 7 power rankings.
Raiders plagued by 3rd-down defensive woes ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) -- As if the Oakland Raiders' defensive problems weren't bad enough, another injury will force them to use a third-stringer at strong safety.
Winless Oakland Raiders off to worst start in 52 years Interim coach Tony Sparano buried the ball weeks ago, but nothing has changed for the Raiders. After losing to the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday, Oakland's 0-6 record marks its worst start in in 52 years.
Team Grades: Raiders Play Close Again, But No Win Yet Overall, the Oakland Raiders played a solid game against one of the best teams in the NFL for the second week in a row. But the Silver & Black still don't have a win in 2014, and that falls on the defense again. The offense is showing life; the defense just is painful to watch every time out.
Raiders safety Usama Young out for season with knee injury As if the Oakland Raiders' defensive problems weren't bad enough, another injury will force them to use a third-stringer at strong safety.
Opponent Profile: Are The Browns Beatable This Week For The Raiders? The Oakland Raiders are 0-6, and they're running out of winnable games on the schedule. Now, the Silver & Black travel to Cleveland to take on the Browns next Sunday, and maybe it's a chance for the Raiders to win. The Browns are 3-3, but they just lost to previously-winless Jacksonville. Can Oakland take advantage?
Raiders fantasy recap: Andre Holmes, James Jones disappoint The Oakland Raiders dropped to 0-6 with a 24-13 loss to the Arizona Cardinals in Week 7. With just 13 points on offense, the Raiders didn't do fantasy owners any favors. Derek Carr: Carr completed 16 of 28 passes for 173 yards.
The Film Don’t Lie: Raiders A weekly look at what the Oakland Raiders must fix: The Raiders are headed to Cleveland next Sunday a broken team. At 0-6, they are the NFL’s only winless squad look incapable of winning a game. The Raiders are getting outplayed and outproduced, and Oakland is contributing to its losing cause, as well. Among its many mistakes against Arizona was undisciplined play. Oakland was called for eight ...
Fantasy football Week 7 projections: Cardinals-Raiders featuring Carson Palmer, Michael Floyd and Andre Holmes The Week 7 matchup between the Arizona Cardinals and the Oakland Raiders could feature its share of long-bomb touchdowns. The Raiders have given up over 30 points a game in each of the last two weeks, which means that Palmer could be in for some solid fantasy numbers against his former team even though the game is on the road. Perhaps there is no receiver on the Cardinals' roster happier to hear ...
LATEST NEWS Oakland Raiders interim head coach Tony Sparano gestures from the sideline during the first half of an NFL football game against the Arizona Cardinals in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014.
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.