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Raiders | Two could see time at MLB

Sat, 06 Sep 2014 08:20:40 -0700

Oakland Raiders LBs Miles Burris and Kaluka Maiava likely would work at middle linebacker if LB Nick Roach (concussion) is not cleared to play Week 1.

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Raiders | Defensive front could be flexible

Wed, 02 Jul 2014 07:27:56 -0700

Oakland Raiders LBs Miles Burris or Sio Moore could move to inside linebacker with LB Nick Roach, and either Burris or Moore would say outside with OLB Khalil Mack.

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Raiders | Kevin Burnett in LB mix

Fri, 20 Jun 2014 13:59:49 -0700

Oakland Raiders LB Kevin Burnett (ankle) remains in the mix at the weakside linebacker spot with LBs Miles Burris and Sio Moore, despite missing the offseason program with an ankle injury, according to head coach Dennis Allen.

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Raiders | Miles Burris impressing

Fri, 20 Jun 2014 12:36:28 -0700

Oakland Raiders LB Miles Burris is pleasing the coaching staff, and he has been seeing a lot of action with the first-team defense on the weakside in offseason workouts.

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Raiders | Kevin Burnett will be pushed

Wed, 26 Mar 2014 20:30:32 -0700

Oakland Raiders LB Kevin Burnett should be pushed for the weak-side linebacker job by LBs Miles Burris and Kaluka Maiava if they're healthy.

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Raiders | Friday injury report for Week 16

Fri, 20 Dec 2013 14:11:43 -0800

Oakland Raiders RB Jeremy Stewart (ankle, knee) has been ruled out for Week 16. LB Miles Burris (ankle) and DT Vance Walker (concussion) are questionable. TE Jeron Mastrud (wrist), LB Sio Moore (illness), OG Lucas Nix (illness) and S Charles Woodson (ribs) are probable. Stewart did not practice Friday, Dec. 20. Burris and Walker were limited while the others were full participants.

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Raiders | Thursday practice report for Week 16

Thu, 19 Dec 2013 14:21:58 -0800

Oakland Raiders LB Sio Moore (illness), RB Jeremy Stewart (ankle, knee) and DT Vance Walker (concussion) did not practice Thursday, Dec. 19. LB Miles Burris (ankle) and CB Charles Woodson (ribs) were limited. TE Jeron Mastrud (wrist) and OG Lucas Nix (illness) practiced in full.

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Raiders | Wednesday practice report for Week 16

Wed, 18 Dec 2013 16:00:28 -0800

Oakland Raiders LB Miles Burris (ankle), RB Jeremy Stewart (ankle, knee), DT Vance Walker (concussion) and CB Charles Woodson (ribs) did not practice Wednesday, Dec. 18. TE Jeron Mastrud (wrist) practiced in full.

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Raiders | Friday injury report for Week 14

Fri, 06 Dec 2013 15:00:59 -0800

Oakland Raiders RB Jeremy Stewart (ankle, knee), OG Mike Brisiel (ankle, knee), LB Kaluka Maiava (calf, ribs), FS Usama Young (neck) and SS Tyvon Branch (ankle) have been ruled out for Week 14. LB Miles Burris (toe) is listed as questionable. OT Menelik Watson (illness) and DE Jason Hunter (foot) are listed as probable. Hunter and Watson fully participated in practice Friday, Dec. 6. Branch and Burris were limited during practice while the other players did not participate in practice.

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Raiders | Thursday practice report for Week 14

Thu, 05 Dec 2013 14:36:41 -0800

Oakland Raiders OG Mike Brisiel (ankle, knee), LB Kaluka Maiava (ribs, calf), RB Jeremy Stewart (ankle, knee) and S Usama Young (neck) did not practice Thursday, Dec. 5. S Tyvon Branch (ankle), LB Miles Burris (toe) and DE Jason Hunter (foot) were limited. OT Menelik Watson (illness) practiced in full.

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Raiders | Wednesday practice report for Week 14

Wed, 04 Dec 2013 15:05:51 -0800

Oakland Raiders G Mike Brisiel (ankle, knee), LB Kaluka Maiava (ribs, calf), RB Jeremy Stewart (ankle, knee), T Menelik Watson (illness) and S Usama Young (neck) all did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 4. S Tyvon Branch (ankle), LB Miles Burris (toe) and DE Jason Hunter (foot) all were limited in practice.

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Raiders | Miles Burris cleared

Fri, 22 Nov 2013 15:17:07 -0800

Oakland Raiders LB Miles Burris (knee) has been cleared to play and is expected to play in the team's Week 12 game.

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Raiders | Make several roster moves

Wed, 20 Nov 2013 11:31:47 -0800

The Oakland Raiders have activated LB Miles Burris (knee) from the Physically Unable to Perform list and placed CB D.J. Hayden (groin) on Injured Reserve. The team also re-signed DE Brian Sanford and signed DT Ricky Lumpkin to their practice squad. Terms of the contracts were not disclosed.

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Raiders | Two expected to practice Wednesday

Mon, 28 Oct 2013 13:31:18 -0700

Oakland Raiders head coach Dennis Allen said OT Menelik Watson (calf) and LB Miles Burris (knee) should be able to practice Wednesday, Oct. 30.

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Raiders | Miles Burris could return to practice

Thu, 24 Oct 2013 20:32:10 -0700

Oakland Raiders head coach Dennis Allen said LB Miles Burris (knee) could return to practice next week. Burris is currently on the Physically Unable to Perform list.

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Raiders | Jared Veldheer, Miles Burris working way back

Wed, 16 Oct 2013 16:45:28 -0700

Oakland Raiders OT Jared Veldheer (triceps) and LB Miles Burris (knee) are working their way back, but head coach Dennis Allen said neither player is ready for football activities just yet. Burris is on the Physically Unable to Perform list and is eligible to begin practicing this week. Veldheer resides on the Injured Reserve-Designated to Return list and isn't eligible to play until Nov. 3.

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Raiders | Miles Burris expected to return when eligible

Sat, 21 Sep 2013 17:46:55 -0700

Oakland Raiders LB Miles Burris (knee) said he expects to be ready to play once he is eligible to be activated from the Physically Unable to Perform list. Burris is not able to play until after the Week 6.

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Raiders | Two work at weak-side LB

Fri, 26 Jul 2013 18:51:32 -0700

Oakland Raiders LBs Kevin Burnett and Kaluka Maiava each saw reps at weak-side linebacker during practice Friday, July 26. The two are expected to be joined in the competition by LB Miles Burris (knee) when he gets healthy.

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Raiders | Two work on side

Fri, 26 Jul 2013 18:49:41 -0700

Oakland Raiders LB Miles Burris (knee) and OT Menelik Watson (undisclosed) did not practice Friday, July 26, but they worked off to the side with team trainers. Watson is on the non-football injury (NFI) list due to an injury suffered recently, although head coach Dennis Allen did not give further details. Burris is on the Physically Unable to Perform (PUP) list, as he recovers from offseason knee surgery. Allen said he isn't sure when either player would be able to practice.

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Raiders | Four dealing with injuries

Mon, 20 May 2013 16:02:59 -0700

Oakland Raiders TE Nick Kasa (hamstring), CB Tracy Porter (calf), WR Joshua Cribbs (knee) and LB Miles Burris (knee) were either unable to participate in organized team activities Monday, May 20, or unable to finish the workout.

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Raiders | Have two internal options for MLB

Wed, 06 Mar 2013 17:49:40 -0800

With the Oakland Raiders poised to cut LB Rolando McClain within the next week, the team might use LB Omar Gaither at middle linebacker, or they could slide LB Miles Burris over from outside to the middle. It is also possible the team signs a free agent replacement or selects a middle linebacker in the upcoming NFL Draft.

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Raiders | Two players undergo procedures

Thu, 17 Jan 2013 15:19:16 -0800

Oakland Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie said OT Khalif Barnes (arm) underwent a procedure on his arm after the season, and LB Miles Burris (knee) underwent a knee procedure.

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Raiders | May try Miles Burris at MLB

Sat, 05 Jan 2013 11:44:04 -0800

The Oakland Raiders may try LB Miles Burris at middle linebacker during offseason workouts. The coaching staff liked the energy Burris provided this season and believe he can be a leader on defense.

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Raiders | Five probable

Fri, 28 Dec 2012 15:21:13 -0800

Oakland Raiders TE David Ausberry (knee), OT Khalif Barnes (triceps), LB Miles Burris (knee), DE Jack Crawford (toe) and WR Juron Criner (hip) are probable for Week 17. Crawford and Criner practiced in full Friday, Dec. 28, while the others were limited.

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Raiders | Few roster spots guaranteed

Mon, 24 Dec 2012 08:34:19 -0800

Oakland Raiders C Stefen Wisniewski, OT Jared Veldheer, OG Tony Bergstrom, RB Marcel Reece, WR Rod Streater, WR Juron Criner, DT Lamarr Houston, SS Tyvon Branch, FS Michael Huff and LB Miles Burris are considered the only players to have secured roster spots for 2013.

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Raiders | No practice for three

Wed, 28 Nov 2012 18:09:48 -0800

Oakland Raiders LB Miles Burris (illness), DE Jack Crawford (toe) and DT Richard Seymour (hamstring, knee) were unable to participant in practice Wednesday, Nov. 28.

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Raiders | 11 probable for Week 10

Fri, 09 Nov 2012 14:49:49 -0800

Oakland Raiders T Willie Smith (knee), TE Richard Gordon (hamstring), LB Miles Burris (elbow), LB Keenan Clayton (shoulder), DT Desmond Bryant (heart), DE Matt Shaughnessy (shoulder), DE Dave Tollefson (shoulder), CB Coye Francies (thumb) and S Michael Mitchell (finger) all fully participated in practice Friday, Nov. 9, and are probable for the team's Week 10 game. S Matt Giordano (hamstring) and K Sebastian Janikowski (groin) were limited in practice and are probable.

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Raiders | Nine practice in full

Thu, 08 Nov 2012 14:22:22 -0800

Oakland Raiders OT Willie Smith (knee), LB Miles Burris (elbow), LB Keenan Clayton (shoulder), DT Desmond Bryant (heart), DE Matt Shaughnessy (shoulder), DE Dave Tollefson (shoulder), CB Coye Francies (thumb), S Michael Mitchell (finger) and TE Richard Gordon (hamstring) practiced in full Thursday, Nov. 8.

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Raiders | Nine take part in practice

Wed, 07 Nov 2012 14:53:17 -0800

Oakland Raiders FB Marcel Reece (hamstring), OT Willie Smith (knee), DE Matt Shaughnessy (shoulder), DE Dave Tollefson (shoulder), DT Desmond Bryant (heart), LB Miles Burris (elbow), LB Keenan Clayton (shoulder), CB Coye Francies (thumb) and SS Michael Mitchell (finger) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Nov. 7.

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Raiders | Five players probable for Week 8

Fri, 26 Oct 2012 14:17:14 -0700

Oakland Raiders RB Mike Goodson (hip), TE Brandon Myers (knee), OG Alex Parsons (back), DT Tommy Kelly (shoulder) and LB Miles Burris (elbow, quadriceps) fully participated in practice Friday, Oct. 26, and are listed as probable for Week 8.

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Raiders | Four practice in full

Thu, 25 Oct 2012 16:11:48 -0700

Oakland Raiders LB Miles Burris (elbow, quadriceps), RB Mike Goodson (hip), DT Tommy Kelly (shoulder) and C Alex Parsons (back) practiced in full Thursday, Oct. 25.

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Raiders | Four practice in full

Wed, 24 Oct 2012 15:19:09 -0700

Oakland Raiders LB Miles Burris (elbow, quadriceps), RB Mike Goodson (hip), DT Tommy Kelly (shoulder) and C Alex Parsons (back) practiced in full Wednesday, Oct. 24.

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Raiders | Several have minor injuries

Tue, 23 Oct 2012 10:23:43 -0700

Oakland Raiders WR Rod Streater (knee), DE Dave Tollefson (shoulder), LB Miles Burris (elbow), DL Desmond Bryant (elbow), LB Keenan Clayton (shoulder) and RB Mike Goodson (hip) are dealing with minor injuries after Week 7.

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Raiders | Aaron Curry back at practice

Wed, 17 Oct 2012 12:30:26 -0700

Oakland Raiders LB Aaron Curry (knees) returned to practice Wednesday, Oct. 17. He is unlikely to reclaim his starting spot at weakside linebacker with LB Miles Burris playing well, but Curry will be used as a backup. The team has 21 days to decide whether to activate Curry from the Physically Unable to Perform list.

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Raiders | Rolando McClain loses playing time

Wed, 17 Oct 2012 04:50:38 -0700

Oakland Raiders LB Rolando McClain lost playing time to LB Miles Burris in the team's nickel package in Week 6. McClain played in just 17 snaps, while Burris played in all 55 of the defensive snaps. Head coach Dennis Allen said he doesn't foresee getting away from the new alignment, given how well Burris has played. "Every week, we're going to evaluate and see where we're at, but he did enough to earn the right to be back out there in nickel situations," Allen said.

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Raiders | More on LB shuffle

Tue, 16 Oct 2012 20:09:35 -0700

Oakland Raiders LB Rolando McClain saw less of the field in Week 6 against the Atlanta falcons, with the team using LBs Miles Burris and Philip Wheeler in their nickel package. McClain's snaps dropped from 73 in the previous game to just 17 in Week 6. Burris increased from 27 of 77 snaps two games ago to all 55 defensive snaps against the Falcons.

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Raiders | Miles Burris being used in nickel defense

Mon, 15 Oct 2012 14:30:38 -0700

Oakland Raiders LB Miles Burris stayed on the field in Week 6 when the team went to their nickel defense as one of the linebackers. LB Rolando McClain stayed on the field in those situations in the first four games of the season but went to the sidelines during those plays in Week 6.

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Raiders | Miles Burris starting at weak-side LB

Sun, 19 Aug 2012 20:50:47 -0700

Oakland Raiders LB Miles Burris has been starting at weak-side linebacker while LB Aaron Curry (knees) has been sidelined. Burris might start in Week 1 if Curry is not ready.

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Raiders | Miles Burris could start in Week 1

Sat, 11 Aug 2012 07:07:47 -0700

Oakland Raiders LB Miles Burris could start for the team in Week 1 as LB Aaron Curry (knees) continues to deal with sore knees.

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Raiders | Miles Burris working with starters

Mon, 30 Jul 2012 10:15:31 -0700

Oakland Raiders LB Miles Burris is working with the first-team defense Monday, July 30, in place of LB Aaron Curry.

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Raiders | Miles Burris contract update

Sat, 09 Jun 2012 07:24:06 -0700

Updating a previous item, the Oakland Raiders signed fourth-round draft pick LB Miles Burris to a $2.4 million deal that includes a $600,000 signing bonus.

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Raiders | Miles Burris signed

Fri, 08 Jun 2012 10:42:08 -0700

The Oakland Raiders have signed fourth-round draft choice LB Miles Burris. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

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Raiders | Miles Burris to play OLB

Wed, 23 May 2012 06:52:31 -0700

Oakland Raiders head coach Dennis Allen said LB Miles Burris will be playing outside linebacker for the team initially.

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Raiders | Miles Burris to start out at OLB

Sat, 28 Apr 2012 12:56:42 -0700

Oakland Raiders LB Miles Burris said the team will try him out at outside linebacker to begin with but know he can play inside linebacker as well if playing outside does not work.

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Packers | Miles Burris could be draft option

Sun, 08 Apr 2012 13:09:27 -0700

The Green Bay Packers met with San Diego State LB Miles Burris at the NFL Scouting Combine and may consider selecting him at some point during the 2012 NFL Draft. Burris said he believes he can play any linebacker spot in the 3-4 defensive alignment as well as the 4-3 defensive alignment.

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NFL | Top-10 broad jump results for linebackers

Tue, 28 Feb 2012 10:58:10 -0800

Texas LB Keenan Robinson posted the best broad jump out of linebackers at the 2012 NFL Scouting Combine with a jump of 10 feet. Those that followed included Texas Christian LB Ricky Carder (10-foot-1), San Diego State LB Miles Burris (10-foot-1), Florida State LB Nigel Bradham (10-foot-1), Oklahoma LB Travis Lewis (10-foot-2), Boston College LB Luke Kuechly (10-foot-2), Temple LB Tahir Whitehead (10-foot-4), Nevada LB James-Michael Johnson (10-foot-4), Arkansas State LB DeMario Davis (10-foot-4) and California LB Mychal Kendricks (10-foot-7).

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NFL | Top-10 vertical jump results for linebackers

Tue, 28 Feb 2012 10:45:23 -0800

Oklahoma LB Travis Lewis posted the best vertical jump out of linebackers at the 2012 NFL Scouting Combine with a jump of 36 inches. Those that followed included Kansas LB Steven Johnson (36), Nebraska LB Lavonte David (36.5), Temple LB Tahir Whitehead (37), Nevada LB James-Michael Johnson (37), Florida State LB Nigel Bradham (37), San Diego State LB Miles Burris (37.5), Boston College LB Luke Kuechly (38), Arkansas State LB DeMario Davis (38.5) and California LB Mychal Kendricks (39.5).

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