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Tahir Whitehead | Linebacker | #59

Team: Oakland Raiders
Age / DOB:  (28) / 4/2/1990
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 241
College: Temple
Drafted: 2012 / Rd. 5 (138) / DET
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Raiders signed LB Tahir Whitehead, formerly of the Lions.
Off-ball linebacker has been a persistent problem on GM Reggie McKenzie's watch, as the Raiders have been average or worst against the run and gotten hurt badly by tight ends over the past four seasons. 28-year-old Whitehead's strength is run defense, but he has experience playing in sub-packages and offers sneaky blitz potential. Whitehead was primarily an edge rusher at Temple. Mar 15 - 10:08 PM

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Career Stats
YearTacklesSacksInterceptionsFumbMiscKO RetPunt Ret
YearTeamGSoloAstTotalSackYdsYd/SkIntYdsIntTDRecTDFrcdPass DSftyYdsTDYdsTD
2012DET1473100.00.0000001000000
2013DET167290.00.0000001000000
2014DET166421850.00.0220000500000
2015DET164011512.0105.01260100600000
2016DET1598301280.00.0000000500000
2017DET1678321101.022.01180400200000

Depth Charts

Skill Players
PosRoleName
DE1Khalil Mack
2Bruce Irvin
3Tank Carradine
4Arden Key
5James Cowser
DT1Justin Ellis
2Maurice Hurst
3P.J. Hall
4Mario Edwards
5Eddie Vanderdoes
MLB1Derrick Johnson
2Marquel Lee
WLB1Emmanuel Lamur
2Nicholas Morrow
SLB1Tahir Whitehead
CB1Gareon Conley
2Rashaan Melvin
3Dexter McDonald
4Shareece Wright
5Nick Nelson
FS1Marcus Gilchrist
2Reggie Nelson
3Erik Harris
SS1Karl Joseph
2Obi Melifonwu
3Shalom Luani
P1Johnny Townsend