Why Oakland Raiders Must Follow Up Suspension by Releasing Rolando McClain

December 2, 2012   ·     ·   Jump to comments

When general manager Reggie McKenzie and head coach Dennis Allen took the reins in Oakland they promised that change was coming for the Raiders, and if the pair was serious about that statement then a strong one needs to be sent amidst a lost season.
Middle linebacker Rolando McClain, who was the eighth overall pick in the 2010 NFL draft, needs to be shown the door.
Things may well already be headed in that direction. As reported by The Associated Press via The Los Angeles Daily News Mcclain has been suspended two games for conduct detrimental to the team after an altercation in practice Wednesday, although Allen wouldn't go into specifics as to what exactly transpired.
"I'm not going to get into any of the specifics of anything that happened, that went into the decision," Allen said. "That's team-related matters. We're going to keep that within the family."
That altercation spurred a number of bizarre Facebook posts by McClain that included "Officially no longer...

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