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Oakland Raiders have a ton of cap space, and nobody knows what they'll use it on The Oakland Raiders haven't been the talk of the NFL very often in recent years, but they're clearly the league's most fascinating team with free agency approaching. While other teams are either up against the cap or have been using their money to re-sign free agents or set up deals with free agents who will officially hit the market Tuesday, the Raiders have been hoarding.
Oakland Raiders Free-Agency Tracker: Updated Signings, Rumors and Grades There are few teams with as many needs as the Oakland Raiders heading into the 2014 free-agency period. After all, Oakland has suffered through 11 straight non-winning seasons, and 4-12 marks the last two years. The Raiders are going to need a number of pieces to become competitive in the immediate future, especially with the Denver Broncos , San Diego Chargers and Kansas City Chiefs all coming ...
Oakland Raiders Rumors: Lamarr Houston Going to The Green Bay Packers? Oakland Raiders rumors will be buzzing all throughout the week as free agency opens up on Tuesday. No other team will be looking to do more in free agency than the Oakland Raiders. After a dismal 4-12 record last season, it’s more than a rumor that the Raiders need help everywhere. Financially, the Oakland Raiders... Read more » Oakland Raiders Rumors: Lamarr Houston Going to The Green Bay ...
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Jared Veldheer a hot commodity? While both Oakland Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie and coach Dennis Allen have said they want to retain left tackle Jared Veldheer, they are not the only ones interested in procuring his services. According to several reports, the Arizona Cardinals have made a big push for Veldheer, which would reunite him with former Raiders quarterback Carson Palmer. And while it is believed the ...
Oakland Raiders 2014 NFL Mock Draft Tracker What will the Oakland Raiders do in the 2014 NFL draft? Keep track of all the predictions made in our mock drafts leading up to Round 1 on May 8. We said: With more than $65 million in cap space, and positions to fill all over the roster, the Raiders are in desperate need of true playmakers.
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.