Alex Barron

#77T,
Height: 6' 8"
Weight: 315
Born:
College: Florida State
Birth Place: Orangeburg, South Carolina
Draft: 2005 1st round (19th pick) by the
  • Raiders RB Marshawn Lynch limited for second straight day in OTA's
    Raiders Wire

    Raiders RB Marshawn Lynch limited for second straight day in OTA's

    The Oakland Raiders took to the field for organized team activities (OTA’s) Tuesday seeing their new running back Marshawn Lynch limited for the second consecutive day. After originally being limited on Monday, it was evident Lynch would have another light day when he was seen stretching without his helmet early on by NBC Sports Bay Area’s Scott Bair. Lynch took 2016 off in retirement after making it through just seven games the year prior with lingering injuries to his back and lower extremities. An extremely physical career has left Lynch in a position where he hasn’t been available to play in all 16 games since 2014, which made fans’ apprehension understandable. Shortly after finishing his

  • The Associated Press

    Tuesday's Sports in Brief

    ''There was no planning,'' federal prosecutor Leandro Mitidieri told the public hearing on the Olympics. Rio de Janeiro spend about $12 billion to organize the games, which were plagued by cost-cutting, poor attendance, and reports of bribes and corruption linked to the building of some Olympic-related facilities. UNDATED (AP) - More than 80 American athletes have sent medals they won at the Rio Olympics to U.S. Olympic Committee headquarters to be shipped to games organizers, who will replace them due to flaking, black spots and other damage, the USOC said.

  • NFL cuts OT to 10 minutes and opens up end zone celebrations
    The Salt Lake Tribune

    NFL cuts OT to 10 minutes and opens up end zone celebrations

    Also approved at the meeting was the Oakland Raiders lease for a stadium in Las Vegas, where the team is expected to play the 2020 season. For all the maneuvering, end zone celebration talk generated the most buzz. After years of limiting how — and how much — players could celebrate following touchdowns, the league decided to loosen up its rules, allowing players to again use the football as a prop, celebrate as a group and roll around or flap their arms like snow angels on the ground again if they choose. Even Commissioner Roger Goodell said he was looking forward to seeing what players would do with their new-found freedom of expression. Asked whether he celebrated the new guidelines approved