Rolando McClain: Likely Landing Spots for Recently Released Linebacker

April 6, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Rolando McClain era is over in Oakland, as he's yet another first-round pick that didn't pan out under the Al Davis umbrella of NFL draft picks.
ESPN's Adam Schefter reported on Friday that McClain was going to be waived by the Raiders, ending a three-year marriage between the team and the standout linebacker from Alabama:
McClain, a three-year on-and-off starter in Oakland, is coming off a 2012 season in which he started nine games, totaled 60 tackles and forced a fumble for first-year head coach Dennis Allen.
Although McClain has 245 career tackles and has been a steady presence in the middle of the Oakland defense, it's clear he was unhappy with his role on the team. He got into an argument with Allen and asked to be traded in November (as noted by Brian McIntyre of Yahoo! Sports) and arrested in January of this year after failing to cooperate with police (via USA Today).
It's clear the former first-round pick has some issues to solve before he's ready to lea...

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