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Raiders defense depleted by injuries ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) -- The Oakland Raiders defense was dealt a big blow back in the preseason when middle linebacker and defensive signal caller Nick Roach suffered a season-ending concussion.
Could This Sunday Be The Raiders’ Last Game In Oakland? The Oakland Raiders don't have a stadium lease for 2015, meaning this Sunday's game against the Buffalo Bills could be the last one the Silver & Black play in Oakland. Where will the Raiders be playing their home games in 2015? Los Angeles? San Antonio? No one knows for sure, leaving a lot up in the air. Count on one thing, though: Whatever happens to the team, it won't be without controversy.
Is It Jim Harbaugh or Bust for the Oakland Raiders in 2015? Jon Gruden , ESPN color analyst and former head coach of the Oakland Raiders , won’t be returning to the Silver and Black anytime soon . If owner Mark Davis is really going to spend on his next coach, as Adam Schefter of ESPN reported Sunday, he’s already running out of top-dollar candidates. Gruden ’s reluctance to leave the cushy broadcast booth leaves embattled San Francisco 49ers head coach ...
Do Raiders have to worry about Jim Harbaugh and Michigan? Is a reunion at the Big House going to get in the way of the Oakland Raiders' big plans? ESPN's Adam Schefter is reporting that Michigan is making a push for San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh, who played quarterback at the school. Harbaugh is not expected back with the 49ers and is expected to be the target of the Oakland Raiders after the season. Schefter reported Harbaugh is “considering ...
Some Raiders players want Sparano in 2015 ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) -- There have been several high-profile names talked about as potential candidates for the Oakland Raiders head coaching job in 2015. Running back Latavius Murray has his own: current interim coach Tony Sparano.
Raiders rookie Jackson brings 'mean streak' to field Oakland Raiders rookie left guard Gabe Jackson joins defensive lineman Khalil Mack and quarterback Derek Carr as plug-in-and-play rookies who should be cornerstones of the organization long after much of the 2014 team has been broken up.
Raiders LB Moore Lands On Season-Ending IR The Oakland Raiders have placed linebacker Sio Moore on season-ending injured reserve with a hip injury. Oakland signed cornerback Chance Casey off the practice squad of the San Francisco 49ers to take Moore’s place on […]
Raiders place LB Sio Moore on IR ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) -- The Oakland Raiders have placed linebacker Sio Moore on season-ending injured reserve with a hip injury.
Raiders could have top-three pick in 2015 draft If the Oakland Raiders lose their final two games, they would have no worse than the third pick in the 2015 NFL draft.
Raiders Moving To Los Angeles For Next Season? CBS Insider Says They’re ‘Very Interested’ There may be just two games left for the Oakland Raiders franchise, according to a new report from CBS Sports NFL Insider Jason La Canfora.
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.