Fox Sports Southwest "All of a sudden, the Cowboys' seemingly endless string of moves at the linebacker position this spring makes sense. Rolando McClain was suspended four games on Thursday afternoon for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy â which shouldn't come as much of a surprise, given that he had..." July 03
ESPN Dallas "Dallas Cowboys linebacker Rolando McClain has been suspended without pay for the first four regular-season games of the 2015 season for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy. McClain will be eligible to return to the Cowboys' active roster Oct. 5, following the team's Week 4 game against..." July 02
Pro Football Talk "Cowboys linebacker Rolando McClain was convicted on misdemeanor charges of resisting arrest and disorderly conduct in Decatur, Alabama last year, but appealed to have another trial in state court. That trial was set for a May 18 start, but it won’t take place. The Associated Press reports that..." May 05
ESPN Dallas "Linebacker Rolando McClain has accepted a one-year contract to remain with the Dallas Cowboys, sources told ESPN on Wednesday. McClain will be given a base salary of $3 million and can earn an additional $1 million in playing-time incentives, sources said. McClain, who faces a four-game fine..." April 01
From @toddarcher & me: free agent LB Rolando McClain is visiting the Patriots today.
Blogging The Boys "In December of 2014, Rolando McClain's home in Tuscaloosa, Alabama burned to the ground. Last month, Fire Marshall Ed Paulk declared that the fire was an arson. The home to that point had been listed for sale at a value of $1.5 million but was mysteriously set ablaze. After exhausting all..." March 28
Add Stephen Jones' voice to Jason Garrett's. Cowboys are still trying to bring Rolando McClain back to the team.
Dallas Morning News "The December fire that destroyed Dallas Cowboys linebacker Rolando McClain’s home in Alabama has been ruled an arson, Alabama state fire marshal Ed Paulk said Friday. Paulk said an investigation by his office determined what was used to set the fire, but he declined to release that information..." February 13
Mincey and rolando mcclain have been cleared to play after having concussion like symptoms last week
CBS Sports "The $1.5 million home of Cowboys linebacker Rolando McClain burned to the ground on Monday night. On Tuesday, a Tuscaloosa County (Ala.) police spokesman said a witness saw a car speeding away from the blaze, reports the Associated Press. But while the vehicle could be a clue, investigators..." December 24
Sporting News "Russell Wilson's comeback march was underway in Seattle. On first-and-10 from the 24, the Seahawks quarterback locked in on tight end Luke Willson across the middle. At the same time, Cowboys linebacker Rolando McClain, dropping back in zone coverage, kept his eyes on the quarterback and his body..." October 16
NFL.com "The Cowboys' experiment with Rolando McClain, the No. 8 overall pick in the 2010 draft who has retired twice in four seasons, has been a pleasant surprise this season. An ailing Dallas defense snagged the talented Alabama linebacker for $700,000 of non-guaranteed money and a sixth-round draft..." October 08
Rolando McClain got his workout w the Ravens and I'm hearing it was NOT a roaring success. Didn't finish conditioning test, didn't do drills
According to a source close to Rolando McClain, McClain has been telling people that he plans on unretiring and playing this year
ESPN "AN OLD MAN approaches a table of three young men at a Tuscaloosa Applebee's. "Roll Tide," says the old man. "Roll Tide," the young men say. The old man takes a seat. He warns everyone that he's been drinking. Crown Royal Black. "Smooth as a baby's ass," he says. He wants to talk Alabama..." October 30
Baltimore Sun "Retired Ravens middle linebacker Rolando McClain filed not guilty pleas to charges of disorderly conduct and resisting arrest Tuesday through his attorney, according to Decatur Municipal Court clerk Jessica Haggard. During the arraignment in his hometown of Decatur, Ala., McClain was assigned a..." July 10
Saban says Rolando McClain is back in school at Alabama.
CSN Baltimore "Just how retired do you think just-retired linebacker Rolando McClain is? Despite his legal troubles and underwhelming performance during his three years with the Raiders, McClain was a first-round draft pick out of Alabama and is only 23 years old. Pro Football Talk’s Mike Florio posits that..." May 16
CSN Baltimore "The troubled career of linebacker Rolando McClain came to a close Wednesday when the young linebacker announced his playing days are finished. The Ravens put out a statement that said the recently-signed free agent will be retiring, according to GM Ozzie Newsome. "Rolando let me know that he..." May 15
From TA: I'm told #Ravens haven't made a decision on Rolando McClain's future. DeCosta's comments on 2nd chances were about original signing
Sporting News "Baltimore Ravens linebacker Rolando McClain was arrested on Sunday night in his hometown of Decatur, Ala., according to WHNT.com in Huntsville. McClain faces charges of disorderly conduct and resisting arrest after an incident at Pines Park in Decatur, according to the report. The Ravens had..." April 22
NFL.com "When the Baltimore Ravens signed linebacker Rolando McClain last week, the Baltimore Sun reported that his roster spot will hinge on his "approach to football (and) life." In a pre-draft news conference Tuesday, general manager Ozzie Newsome confirmed that nothing is being handed to McClain...." April 16
Baltimore Sun "The Ravens have reached an agreement in principle on a one-year contract with former Oakland Raiders middle linebacker Rolando McClain, according to sources with knowledge of the situation. The deal doesn't carry a big financial commitment from the Ravens, but is expected to include incentive..." April 11
Baltimore Sun "The Ravens are in discussions with former Oakland Raiders first-round middle linebacker Rolando McClain, according to sources with knowledge of the situation. The talks could lead to a short-term contract, likely a one-year deal without a major financial commitment. However, nothing has been..." April 10
Raiders waiving LB Rolando McClain today.
San Francisco Chronicle "In a move we wrote would happen almost two months ago, the Raiders finally cut middle linebacker Rolando McClain, who had more trouble getting out of the way of legal trouble than running backs. What took so long? Oakland would say it was giving his agent a chance to shop around for a trade,..." April 05
Oakland Tribune "Middle linebacker Rolando McClain has been given permission to seek a trade out of Oakland, according to an NFL Network report. It has been clear that since McClain's suspension last season for conduct detrimental to the team -- which occurred after he learned he was losing his starting job to..." March 20
#Raiders have given permission for LB Rolando McClain's agent to facilitate a trade out of Oakland. If no trade, he'll be released
CSN Bay Area "It's been a long time coming but it looks as though Rolando McClain's tenure with the Raiders will finally be over. The San Francisco Chronicle reports that "all indications are" that Oakland will cut McClain on March 12, the start of the new fiscal year for the NFL. McClain's $7.26 million..." March 07
San Francisco Chronicle "March 12 is the first date of the new fiscal year in the NFL, and all indications are that’s when Raiders fans will finally get the answer to the most-asked question the last four months: “When is Oakland finally going to cut Rolando McClain?” The middle linebacker was suspended by the..." March 06
Silver & Black Pride "The Oakland Raiders are clearly through with their former first round draft pick, Rolando McClain . After having his playing time cut and his play calling duties on the field stripped, McClain ended up getting in an altercation with head coach Dennis Allen during practice that got him suspended by..." February 26