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2008 Oakland Raiders

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5-11-0, Finished 3rd in AFC West Division  · 2008 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -7.5, Offense: -6.5, Defense: -1.0, SoS: 0.3, avg is 0.0.

Scored 263 points (16.4/g), 29th of 32 in the NFL. Allowed 388 points (24.2/g), 24th.
 Differential of -125 points (-7.8/g), 28th.  Expected W-L: 4.6-11.4.

Coach: Lane Kiffin (1-3-0) and Tom Cable (4-8-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Greg Knapp
 Defensive Coordinator: Rob Ryan

Stadium: Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum
 Training Camp: Redwood Middle School (Napa, California)

Starters

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Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB JaMarcus Russell 23 1 15 198 for 368, 2,423 yards, 13 td, 8 int, & 17 rushes for 127 yards and 1 td Oakland Raiders / 1st / 1st pick / 2007
RB Justin Fargas 28 5 14 218 rushes for 853 yards, 1 td, & 10 catches for 52 yards and 0 td Oakland Raiders / 3rd / 96th pick / 2003
FB Luke Lawton 28 3 7 0 rushes for 0 yards, 0 td, & 6 catches for 30 yards and 0 td
WR Ronald Curry 29 6 10 19 catches for 181 yards, 2 td, & 1 rush for 1 yards and 0 td Oakland Raiders / 7th / 235th pick / 2002
WR Javon Walker 30 6 7 15 catches for 196 yards, 1 td Green Bay Packers / 1st / 20th pick / 2002
TE Zach Miller 23 1 15 56 catches for 778 yards, 1 td Oakland Raiders / 2nd / 38th pick / 2007
LT Kwame Harris 26 5 11 2 fumbles recovered San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 26th pick / 2003
LG Robert Gallery 28 4 16 Oakland Raiders / 1st / 2nd pick / 2004
C Jake Grove 28 4 12 1 fumble recovered Oakland Raiders / 2nd / 45th pick / 2004
RG Cooper Carlisle 31 8 15 1 fumble recovered Denver Broncos / 4th / 112th pick / 2000
RT Cornell Green 32 6 16 1 fumble recovered
 Defensive Starters
LDE Jay Richardson 24 1 11 3.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Oakland Raiders / 5th / 138th pick / 2007
LDT Tommy Kelly 28 4 16 4.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered
RDT Gerard Warren 30 7 16 4.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Cleveland Browns / 1st / 3rd pick / 2001
RDE Kalimba Edwards 29 6 11 5.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Detroit Lions / 2nd / 35th pick / 2002
LOLB Ricky Brown 25 2 6
MLB Kirk Morrison 26 3 16 1.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Oakland Raiders / 3rd / 78th pick / 2005
ROLB Thomas Howard 25 2 16 1.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Oakland Raiders / 2nd / 38th pick / 2006
LCB DeAngelo Hall 25 4 8 0.5 sacks, 3 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Atlanta Falcons / 1st / 8th pick / 2004
RCB Nnamdi Asomugha*+ 27 5 15 0.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Oakland Raiders / 1st / 31st pick / 2003
SS Gibril Wilson 27 4 15 1.5 sacks, 2 interceptions, 3 fumbles recovered New York Giants / 5th / 136th pick / 2004
FS Hiram Eugene 28 1 10
 Special Teams Starters
K Sebastian Janikowski 30 8 0 24 of 30 field goals & 25 of 26 extra points Oakland Raiders / 1st / 17th pick / 2000
P Shane Lechler*+ 32 8 0 90 punts for a 48.8 average, 0 blocked Oakland Raiders / 5th / 142nd pick / 2000
PR Johnnie Lee Higgins 25 1 3 44 punt returns for a 13.0 average and 3 td Oakland Raiders / 3rd / 99th pick / 2007
KR Johnnie Lee Higgins 25 1 3 36 kick returns for a 23.4 average and 0 td Oakland Raiders / 3rd / 99th pick / 2007

Roster

No. Player Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
55 Jon Alston 25 lb 14 4 220 6-0 Stanford 6/4/1983 2 2 St. Louis Rams / 3rd / 77th pick / 2006
21 Nnamdi Asomugha*+ 27 RCB 15 15 215 6-3 California 7/6/1981 5 13 Oakland Raiders / 1st / 31st pick / 2003
27 Rashad Baker 26 db 10 1 198 5-10 Tennessee 2/22/1982 4 1
33 Tyvon Branch 22 8 0 197 5-11 Connecticut 12/11/1986 Rook 1 Oakland Raiders / 4th / 100th pick / 2008
57 Ricky Brown 25 LOLB 7 6 235 6-2 Boston Col. 12/27/1983 2 3
56 Derrick Burgess 30 LDE 10 10 266 6-2 Mississippi 8/12/1978 7 4 Philadelphia Eagles / 3rd / 63rd pick / 2001
29 Michael Bush 24 15 0 243 6-2 Louisville 6/16/1984 Rook 4 Oakland Raiders / 4th / 100th pick / 2007
66 Cooper Carlisle 31 RG 15 15 295 6-5 Florida 8/11/1977 8 5 Denver Broncos / 4th / 112th pick / 2000
59 Jon Condo 27 16 0 244 6-3 Maryland 8/26/1981 3 1
95 Marquis Cooper 26 8 0 215 6-3 Washington 3/11/1982 4 0 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 3rd / 79th pick / 2004
89 Ronald Curry 29 WR 13 10 220 6-2 North Carolina 5/28/1979 6 1 Oakland Raiders / 7th / 235th pick / 2002
34 Jason Davis 25 1 0 245 5-10 Illinois 11/2/1983 Rook 0
58 Kalimba Edwards 29 RDE 14 11 264 6-5 South Carolina 12/26/1979 6 6 Detroit Lions / 2nd / 35th pick / 2002
50 Isaiah Ekejiuba 27 16 0 219 6-4 Virginia 10/5/1981 3 1
31 Hiram Eugene 28 FS 16 10 200 6-2 Louisiana Tech 11/24/1980 1 3
25 Justin Fargas 28 RB 14 14 220 6-1 Michigan,USC 1/25/1980 5 4 Oakland Raiders / 3rd / 96th pick / 2003
76 Robert Gallery 28 LG 16 16 325 6-7 Iowa 7/26/1980 4 6 Oakland Raiders / 1st / 2nd pick / 2004
74 Cornell Green 32 RT 16 16 315 6-6 Central Florida 8/25/1976 6 6
36 Justin Griffith 28 fb 7 3 232 5-11 Mississippi St. 7/21/1980 5 1 Atlanta Falcons / 4th / 121st pick / 2003
64 Jake Grove 28 C 12 12 300 6-4 Virginia Tech 1/22/1980 4 4 Oakland Raiders / 2nd / 45th pick / 2004
97 Greyson Gunheim 22 3 0 265 6-5 Washington 4/8/1986 Rook 0
23 DeAngelo Hall 25 LCB 8 8 197 5-10 Virginia Tech 11/19/1983 4 3 Atlanta Falcons / 1st / 8th pick / 2004
77 Kwame Harris 26 LT 14 11 310 6-7 Stanford 3/15/1982 5 4 San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 26th pick / 2003
75 Mario Henderson 24 lt 11 5 302 6-6 Florida St. 10/29/1984 1 2 Oakland Raiders / 3rd / 91st pick / 2007
15 Johnnie Lee Higgins 25 KR 16 3 185 6-0 Texas-El Paso 9/8/1983 1 6 Oakland Raiders / 3rd / 99th pick / 2007
10 Jonathan Holland 23 3 0 191 6-0 Louisiana Tech 2/18/1985 Rook 0 Oakland Raiders / 7th / 254th pick / 2007
53 Thomas Howard 25 ROLB 16 16 230 6-3 Texas-El Paso 7/14/1983 2 7 Oakland Raiders / 2nd / 38th pick / 2006
24 Michael Huff 25 fs 16 7 200 6-0 Texas 3/6/1983 2 3 Oakland Raiders / 1st / 7th pick / 2006
11 Sebastian Janikowski 30 K 16 0 250 6-2 Florida St. 3/2/1978 8 2 Oakland Raiders / 1st / 17th pick / 2000
37 Chris Johnson 29 lcb 15 7 198 6-0 Louisville 9/25/1979 3 3 Green Bay Packers / 7th / 245th pick / 2003
96 William Joseph 29 8 0 315 6-5 Miami (FL) 9/3/1979 5 1 New York Giants / 1st / 25th pick / 2003
93 Tommy Kelly 28 LDT 16 16 300 6-6 Mississippi St. 12/27/1980 4 7
44 Luke Lawton 28 FB 16 7 237 5-11 McNeese St. 8/26/1980 3 0
9 Shane Lechler*+ 32 P 16 0 225 6-2 Texas A&M 8/7/1976 8 5 Oakland Raiders / 5th / 142nd pick / 2000
87 Ashley Lelie 28 wr 13 6 200 6-3 Hawaii 2/16/1980 6 2 Denver Broncos / 1st / 19th pick / 2002
85 John Madsen 25 4 0 220 6-5 Utah 5/9/1983 2 0
69 James Marten 24 1 0 315 6-7 Boston Col. 4/18/1984 Rook 0 Dallas Cowboys / 3rd / 67th pick / 2007
20 Darren McFadden 21 rb 13 5 210 6-2 Arkansas 8/27/1987 Rook 5 Oakland Raiders / 1st / 4th pick / 2008
79 Paul McQuistan 25 1 0 305 6-5 Weber St. 4/30/1983 2 0 Oakland Raiders / 3rd / 69th pick / 2006
22 Justin Miller 24 7 0 202 5-10 Clemson 2/14/1984 3 2 New York Jets / 2nd / 57th pick / 2005
80 Zach Miller 23 TE 16 15 256 6-5 Arizona St. 12/11/1985 1 6 Oakland Raiders / 2nd / 38th pick / 2007
51 Chris Morris 25 c 16 1 299 6-3 Michigan St. 2/22/1983 2 1 Oakland Raiders / 7th / 214th pick / 2006
52 Kirk Morrison 26 MLB 16 16 238 6-1 San Diego St. 2/19/1982 3 7 Oakland Raiders / 3rd / 78th pick / 2005
98 Jay Richardson 24 LDE 16 11 276 6-5 Ohio St. 1/27/1984 1 5 Oakland Raiders / 5th / 138th pick / 2007
26 Stanford Routt 25 db 15 4 195 6-1 Houston 7/26/1983 3 2 Oakland Raiders / 2nd / 38th pick / 2005
2 JaMarcus Russell 23 QB 15 15 265 6-6 LSU 8/9/1985 1 7 Oakland Raiders / 1st / 1st pick / 2007
90 Terdell Sands 29 16 0 337 6-7 Tennessee,Tenn-Chattanooga 10/31/1979 5 2 Kansas City Chiefs / 7th / 243rd pick / 2001
81 Chaz Schilens 23 wr 16 6 225 6-4 San Diego St. 11/7/1985 Rook 2 Oakland Raiders / 7th / 226th pick / 2008
91 Trevor Scott 24 16 0 256 6-5 Buffalo 8/30/1984 Rook 2 Oakland Raiders / 6th / 169th pick / 2008
86 Tony Stewart 29 te 16 4 260 6-5 Penn St. 8/9/1979 7 1 Philadelphia Eagles / 5th / 147th pick / 2001
82 Darrell Strong 22 1 0 265 6-5 Pittsburgh 5/21/1986 Rook 0
94 Robert Thomas 28 lb 2 1 237 6-1 UCLA 7/17/1980 6 0 St. Louis Rams / 1st / 31st pick / 2002
8 Marques Tuiasosopo 29 2 0 220 6-1 Washington 3/22/1979 7 0 Oakland Raiders / 2nd / 59th pick / 2001
32 Michael Waddell 27 1 0 183 5-10 North Carolina 1/9/1981 4 0 Tennessee Titans / 4th / 124th pick / 2004
71 John Wade 33 c 5 4 299 6-5 Marshall 1/25/1975 10 1 Jacksonville Jaguars / 5th / 148th pick / 1998
78 Fred Wakefield 30 7 0 288 6-7 Illinois 9/17/1978 7 0
84 Javon Walker 30 WR 8 7 220 6-3 Florida St. 10/14/1978 6 2 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 20th pick / 2002
16 Andrew Walter 26 qb 2 1 230 6-6 Arizona St. 5/11/1982 2 1 Oakland Raiders / 3rd / 69th pick / 2005
72 Seth Wand 29 1 0 327 6-7 NW Missouri St. 8/6/1979 5 0 Houston Texans / 3rd / 75th pick / 2003
61 Gerard Warren 30 RDT 16 16 325 6-4 Florida 7/25/1978 7 7 Cleveland Browns / 1st / 3rd pick / 2001
19 Todd Watkins 25 8 0 185 6-3 BYU 6/22/1983 Rook 0 Arizona Cardinals / 7th / 218th pick / 2006
54 Sam Williams 28 de 16 2 265 6-5 Fresno St. 7/28/1980 5 2 Oakland Raiders / 3rd / 83rd pick / 2003
28 Gibril Wilson 27 SS 16 15 197 6-0 Tennessee 11/12/1981 4 6 New York Giants / 5th / 136th pick / 2004
Team Total 26.6 16 247.2 6-2.9 3.5