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LaMarr Woodley sees Oakland Raiders as playoff team LaMarr Woodley signed with the Raiders as part of an offseason veteran overhaul in Oakland. The linebacker-turned-defensive end sees the Silver and Black as a few closers away from a postseason berth.
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Raiders begin offseason workouts ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) The new members of the Oakland Raiders have heard all the outside critiques: They are too old, past their primes and far removed from their Pro Bowl years.
Woodley: Raiders 'definitely' a playoff team LaMarr Woodley, one of several high-profile free agents signed by the Oakland Raiders this offseason, believes that his new team will ends its 11-year postseason drought.
Raiders trade Pryor to Seahawks The Oakland Raiders traded quarterback Terrelle Pryor to the defending Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks on Monday in exchange for a seventh-round selection in next month's NFL Draft. A third-round pick in the 2011 supplemental draft, Pryor spent three seasons with the Raiders. Fox Sports reported over the weekend that the Raiders would cut Pryor on Monday if they were unable to trade him. He ...
With Warriors gone, Oakland's Coliseum City faces new hurdles Compounding the news that the Golden State Warriors had purchased land to build an arena in San Francisco, the Oakland Raiders on Monday failed to meet a deadline for submitting a Letter of Interest in Oakland's Coliseum City development.
NFL Draft preview: Raiders a much different team ALAMEDA, Calif. -- With so many roster spots to fill and the most salary-cap space in the league, the Oakland Raiders figured to be one of the NFL's most active participants in free agency. General manager Reggie McKenzie and coach Dennis Allen didn't disappoint, concentrating their efforts on veteran players from age 29 to 32 with reputations for professionalism and being on winning teams. As ...
Draft needs: Oakland Raiders The Raiders enter 2014 with a more talented roster than a season ago. G.M. Reggie McKenzie used free agency and the trade market to actively address personnel shortcomings, and some short-term on-field gains are quite possible for Oakland. The Raiders are also positioned to make a splash early in the 2014 draft. They hold the…
Oakland: With Warriors gone, Coliseum City faces new hurdles Compounding the news that the Golden State Warriors had purchased land to build an arena in San Francisco, the Oakland Raiders on Monday failed to meet a deadline for submitting a Letter of Interest in Oakland's Coliseum City development.
Tuck, vets looking to revive Raiders ALAMEDA, Calif. -- So what, exactly, is the Oakland Raiders' reputation across the NFL, according to three of the teams’ more respected free-agent veteran signees? “Man, the impression was they had a lot of talented players but they couldn’t finish,” receiver James Jones said Tuesday, the first day of the Raiders’ voluntary offseason workout program. Jones spent the first seven years of his NFL ...
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.