Dec. 21, 2010
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ALAMEDA (AP) The Oakland Raiders have signed former UFL punter Danny Baugher to their practice squad as insurance if Shane Lechler is unable to play this week.Baugher's agent David Canter confirmed the signing Tuesday.Lechler strained his hamstring in Sunday's win over Denver and briefly left the game. Kicker Sebastian Janikowski punted once in his place.
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The Raiders wanted to have another punter in place if Lechler can't play Sunday against Indianapolis.Baugher spent this past season with Las Vegas of the United Football League. He led the league with a 44.6-yard gross average and 36.7 net.He has never played in an NFL game.
ALAMEDA, Calif. – The Oakland Raiders have teamed up with the Oakland A’s to aid those affected by Friday’s Oakland warehouse fire. The Raiders have pledged to match up to $30,000 in contributions through the YouCaring.com page established by the A’s.
The Raiders will also observe a moment of silence in recognition of the victims and their families prior to tomorrow’s game against the Buffalo Bills at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum.
To join the A’s and Raiders in making a donation, please visit: https://www.youcaring.com/oaklandfirevictimsfrom130531staveinoakland-706680#mlb-oakland
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The Patriots have placed Rob Gronkowski on injured reserve, officially ending the injured tight end's season.
The Patriots have added running back D.J. Foster to the 53-man roster.
Gronkowski underwent surgery on his back Friday in Los Angeles. There was some hope he might be able to return if the Patriots reached the Super Bowl, but this move ends that.
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