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Raiders' Woodley has long-term biceps injury The Oakland Raiders signed LaMarr Woodley to be a defensive difference-maker. However, it appears the former Pittsburgh Steelers star's season will end prematurely for the winless Raiders.
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Woodley, Young expected to be placed on IR Oakland Raiders cornerback DJ Hayden could be activated from the physically unable to perform list in time for Sunday's game in Cleveland. Hayden completed his second week of practice Friday but has yet to be fully cleared to play. The 12th overall pick in 2013, Hayden underwent foot surgery in the offseason - his fourth operation since suffering a near-fatal heart injury in college. Raiders ...
Oakland Raiders Have New Investor for Coliseum City The Oakland Raiders have a new investor for a sports and entertainment center which will be built around their home stadium, O.Co Coliseum. The new investor is New City...
Injury Report: 4 Key Injuries For Raiders Defense This Week The last thing the 2014 Oakland Raiders need is more injuries to their defense, but that's what they get this week as they prepare to play the Cleveland Browns Sunday on the road. If the Silver & Black can't stop anyone's offense, they'll never win a game this year.
Raiders vs. Browns preview The Cleveland Browns face their second winless team in a row Sunday at 4:15 p.m. ET at FirstEnergy Stadium. Last Sunday in Jacksonville, the Browns took the Jaguars from the winless column, as the Jags completely outplayed the Browns. Now the Oakland Raiders come to Cleveland. Oakland rookie Derek Carr is the starting quarterback and the long-term answer, while Brian Hoyer is trying to right his ...
Raiders fear LaMarr Woodley's biceps injury is serious ALAMEDA, Calif. -- The winless Oakland Raiders are getting more battered each week, and the latest casualty may be defensive end LaMarr Woodley. Woodley suffered a biceps injury Sunday's loss to the Arizona Cardinals. Raiders interim coach Tony Sparano said Wednesday the injury "could be" serious. The Raiders continue to evaluate Woodley, and there is concern he could be out several weeks ...
Raiders-Browns Preview Even though some Cleveland Browns fans were calling for Johnny Manziel following last week's loss, coach Mike Pettine isn't ready to turn things over to his first-year quarterback just yet. Fellow rookie Derek Carr is still trying to put it all together for the winless Oakland Raiders. Cleveland tries to hand the visiting Raiders a 13th consecutive loss as these last-place teams square off ...
Raiders May Lose DE Woodley For Season Oakland Raiders defensive end LaMarr Woodley has a serious biceps injury and could miss the remainder of the season. Woodley has not practiced since getting injured in Sunday’s 24-13 loss to the Arizona Cardinals. Interim coach […]
For 12 years, offensive guard Steve Wisniewski dominated the left side of the offensive line. At one of the most under-appreciated positions, Wisniewski was recognized for his work by being selected to eight Pro Bowl selections. During his tenure, the Raiders made the playoffs five times. Described as a “technician,” Wisniewski was an athletic lineman, who ran well, and had quick feet.
Interview With Steve Wisniewski
Raiders.com: When did you start playing football?
Steve Wisniewski: I started playing football in the 7 th grade back home in Houston, Texas.
Raiders.com: How did you become a Raider?
Steve Wisniewski: I was drafted in the second round of the 1989 draft out of Penn State University. I was a part of the 1986 National Championship team and earned my degree in Marketing in four years.
Raiders.com: What did it mean for you to wear the Silver and Black?
Steve Wisniewski: It meant that I would have to uphold a tradition of excellence. It was an honor for me. I had great role models in Howie Long (1981-93) and Matt Millen (1980-88) and they guided me.
Raiders.com: What is your greatest memory from playing with the Raiders?
Steve Wisniewski: Playing in the 1990 AFC Championship game.
Raiders.com: Is there any one moment or play that stands out from your career?
Steve Wisniewski: The first time I was selected to the Pro Bowl (1990). It was an honor to represent the Raider organization.
Raiders.com: Do you keep in contact with any of your former teammates?
Steve Wisniewski: Definitely. I volunteer at Napoleon Kaufman's (1995-00) church, so I see him on a weekly basis. I also keep in touch with Greg Biekert (1993-01), Don Mosebar (1983-94), and Robert Jenkins (1994-96).
Raiders.com: Which team did you enjoy playing against the most?
Steve Wisniewski: The (Kansas City) Chiefs. They were in our division and there's always been a long-standing rivalry between us.
Raiders.com: Do you still attend any Raider games?
Steve Wisniewski: I get to a couple of games every year. This past season I worked for the Raider TV network. I did some pre-game commentary before one of the pre-season games. It was a thrill to represent the Raider organization from a different angle.
Raiders.com: What are you doing now?
Steve Wisniewski: I'm very active with my family. I'm married with three kids. I volunteer at Napoleon Kaufman's church as a Children's Ministry Leader. I also have a full-time job selling software for CIMA Systems. We sell business development software for use in the auto industry. I started working here after my football career ended.
Raiders.com: Are there any messages you would like to pass along to the Raider fans?
Steve Wisniewski: Just a heartfelt thank you to all the fans for their years of encouragement, it was an honor to represent you and the Raiders.