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Andy Reid talks up Raiders, Derek Carr Andy Reid saw the Oakland Raiders at their best in 2014. Even though Reid’s Kansas City Chiefs easily dispatched Oakland in the two teams' final meeting of 2014, Reid is clearly moving forward in his thinking that the Raiders will be more like the team the Chiefs ran into on a rainy Oakland night in November. The Raiders played inspired, determined football, beating the Chiefs in front of a ...
Alameda County joining Oakland officials on stadium talks, but Raiders still silent The Alameda County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to enter into talks with the city and its private development partner on Coliseum City -- a proposal to redevelop about 200 acres in East Oakland and build a new football stadium for the Oakland Raiders. The agreement doesn't require that the Raiders commit to the project.
C.J. Wilson inks 2-year extension with Oakland Raiders Former ECU Pirate C.J. Wilson signed a two-year contract extension with the Oakland Raiders Wednesday night in Greenville, N.C.
2015 draft picks: Oakland Raiders The Oakland Raiders have seven selections in the 2015 NFL draft, which will be held April 30 to May 2 in Chicago. Here’s a breakdown of the Raiders' selections: First round: 4th overall selection Second round: 35th overall selection Third round: 68th overall selection Fourth round: 102nd overall selection Fifth round: 140th overall selection Sixth round: 178th overall selection Seventh round ...
Levi's Stadium still open to share, undergoing fan improvements PHOENIX -- While the Oakland Raiders continue their quest for a permanent home, be it in Oakland, Carson, or Parts Unknown, the door for them to jump into a 1-year-old stadium 34.3 miles down I-880 remains cracked open. The Raiders, sharing what is undoubtedly the 49ers’ yard at red-clad Levi’s Stadium, may be beyond a last resort for the Raiders, but Niners CEO Jed York said Tuesday at the NFL ...
Raiders News 2015: Draft Options For Oakland's First Four Picks Starting relatively fresh under new head coach Jack Del Rio, the Oakland Raiders made several big splashes in free agency this month. They stole center Rodney Hudson away from the AFC West-rival Kansas City Chiefs for $44.5 million over five years, spruced up a rushing defense that ranked No.
Derek Carr Flashed Enough Potential to Lead the Raiders in 2015 The Oakland Raiders may have a franchise quarterback in Derek Carr, but it’s too early to anoint him after an up-and-down rookie season. It’s also far too early to give up on Carr, as the Raiders did a poor job surrounding him with talent. Carr flashed enough potential to lead the Raiders in 2015, but anything beyond that will depend on his performance. That’s not only fair, but it acknowledges ...
2015 NFL mock draft: Leonard Williams to Oakland Raiders at No. 4 The Raiders already have key pieces in place, including pass rusher Khalil Mack. Could another stud prospect slide into their laps in 2015? In an effort to ascend beyond the land of less-than-four-wins-per-season (they have a combined 11 regular season wins since the start of the 2012 regular season), the Oakland Raiders made yet another shake-up this offseason, bringing in veteran coach Jack ...
Oakland Raiders happy with free-agency upgrades The Oakland Raiders signed nine players in a free-agent class highlighted by center Rodney Hudson, though fans seemingly had hoped for a splashier name such as Ndamukong Suh or DeMarco Murray
Raiders owner says team is 'trying to get something done in Oakland' The Oakland Raiders and San Diego Chargers said their joint proposal to build a $1.7-billion stadium in Carson hinges upon whether they are able to work out new stadium deals in their home markets.
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.