Category Archives: Mario Edwards

Raiders expected to place Lee Smith, Ben Heeney on injured reserve

The Oakland Raiders came out of Sunday’s win over the Baltimore Ravens with a pair of players with significant injuries. According to Michael Wagaman of the Associated Press, Raiders head coach Jack Del Rio said Monday that tight end Lee Smith and linebacker Ben Heeney are both likely to be placed on injured reserve after…

Raiders put Mario Edwards on injured reserve

Raiders defensive end Mario Edwards had a good rookie season last year, but it ended on injured reserve. And now that’s where his second season will begin. The Raiders announced today that Edwards has been placed on injured reserve. Edwards is expected to be given the return designation, meaning he could play as soon as…

Report: Some teams think Raiders 2nd rounder Jihad Ward needs knee scope

The Raiders took Illinois defensive tackle Jihad Ward with the 44th overall pick of the draft on Friday night, adding to a defense that they’ve been building up over the last few years through free agency and the draft. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, some teams were concerned about the health of Ward’s knee…

Report: Raiders to place Justin Tuck on injured reserve

On Wednesday, Raiders coach Jack Del Rio was blunt when discussing the results of an MRI ordered for defensive end Justin Tuck after he suffered a chest injury against the Broncos last Sunday. Del Rio said the results were “not good,” which seemed to confirm the team’s fear that Tuck suffered a torn pectoral muscle.…

Raiders sign Mario Edwards Jr., NFL down to three unsigned picks

The number of draft picks left unsigned has been dropping on Friday and it is down to three with the Raiders’ announcement that they’ve signed the final member of their 2015 class. Oakland announced Friday that they have signed defensive end Mario Edwards Jr. to a four-year contract. Edwards Jr. was a second-round pick last…

Walford cuts further into the ranks of the unsigned draft picks

With as of Saturday only 12 draft picks unsigned, a pair agreed to terms on Tuesday. In addition to the Packers signing defensive back Damarious Randall, the 30th pick in round one, the Raiders have signed third-round tight end Clive Walford, according to his agent, Drew Rosenhaus. The four-year deal is worth $3.3 million, and…