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  NFL | Dave Tollefson retires    Fri Feb 14, 10:36 AM

Free-agent DE Dave Tollefson (Raiders) announced his retirement.

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  Giants | Could show interest in Dave Tollefson    Wed Mar 13, 12:24 PM

The New York Giants could show interest in free-agent DE Dave Tollefson (Raiders) at some point during the offseason.

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  Giants | Dave Tollefson receiving interest     Wed Mar 13, 11:52 AM

The New York Giants are one of a handful of teams who have shown some interest in free-agent DE Dave Tollefson (Raiders); however, nothing is expected to happen regarding him in the immediate future.

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  Raiders | Darrius Heyward-Bey, others cut    Tue Mar 12, 07:59 PM

The Oakland Raiders released WR Darrius Heyward-Bey, CB Michael Huff and DE Dave Tollefson Tuesday, March 12.

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  Raiders | Dave Tollefson could be cap casualty    Wed Feb 13, 03:05 PM

The Oakland Raiders could release DE Dave Tollefson this offseason in order to create $1.6 million in salary cap space. The team could look to re-sign him to the veteran minimum if they do release him.

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  Raiders | Week 16 Inactives    Sun Dec 23, 11:36 AM

The Oakland Raiders have declared DL Dave Tollefson, RB Jeremy Stewart, WR Juron Criner, OG Lucas Nix, DL Richard Seymour, LB Rolando McClain, OT Willie Smith inactive for Week 16.

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  Raiders | 11 probable for Week 10    Fri Nov 9, 05:49 PM

Oakland Raiders T Willie Smith (knee), TE Richard Gordon (hamstring), LB Miles Burris (elbow), LB Keenan Clayton (shoulder), DT Desmond Bryant (heart), DE Matt Shaughnessy (shoulder), DE Dave Tollefson (shoulder), CB Coye Francies (thumb) and S Michael Mitchell (finger) all fully participated in practice Friday, Nov. 9, and are probable for the team's Week 10 game. S Matt Giordano (hamstring) and K Sebastian Janikowski (groin) were limited in practice and are probable.

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  Raiders | Nine practice in full    Thu Nov 8, 05:22 PM

Oakland Raiders OT Willie Smith (knee), LB Miles Burris (elbow), LB Keenan Clayton (shoulder), DT Desmond Bryant (heart), DE Matt Shaughnessy (shoulder), DE Dave Tollefson (shoulder), CB Coye Francies (thumb), S Michael Mitchell (finger) and TE Richard Gordon (hamstring) practiced in full Thursday, Nov. 8.

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  Raiders | Nine take part in practice     Wed Nov 7, 05:53 PM

Oakland Raiders FB Marcel Reece (hamstring), OT Willie Smith (knee), DE Matt Shaughnessy (shoulder), DE Dave Tollefson (shoulder), DT Desmond Bryant (heart), LB Miles Burris (elbow), LB Keenan Clayton (shoulder), CB Coye Francies (thumb) and SS Michael Mitchell (finger) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Nov. 7.

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  Raiders | Three limited in practice    Fri Nov 2, 09:05 PM

Oakland Raiders LB Travis Goethel (back), DT Richard Seymour (knee) and DE Dave Tollefson (shoulder) were listed as limited participants in practice Friday, Nov. 2. The players are each listed as probable for the Week 9 game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

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  Raiders | Seven players limited during practice     Thu Nov 1, 08:44 PM

Oakland Raiders C Stefen Wisniewski (ankle), OT Willie Smith (ankle), DE Dave Tollefson (shoulder), DT Richard Seymour (knee), LB Travis Goethel (back), LB Rolando McClain (toe) and PK Sebastian Janikowski (groin) were limited during practice Thursday, Nov. 1.

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  Raiders | Six limited    Wed Oct 31, 06:22 PM

Oakland Raiders LB Travis Goethel (back), PK Sebastian Janikowski (groin), LB Rolando McClain (toe), OT Willie Smith (ankle), DE Dave Tollefson (shoulder) and C Stefen Wisniewski (ankle) were limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 31.

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  Raiders | Seven listed as questionable    Fri Oct 26, 05:05 PM

Oakland Raiders RB Taiwan Jones (knee), TE Richard Gordon (hamstring), DE Matt Shaughnessy (shoulder), DE Dave Tollefson (shoulder), DT Desmond Bryant (elbow), LB Keenan Clayton (shoulder) and LB Travis Goethel (illness) were limited during practice Friday, Oct. 26, and are listed as questionable for Week 8.

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  Raiders | 10 limited    Thu Oct 25, 07:11 PM

Oakland Raiders LB Keenan Clayton (shoulder), WR Juron Criner (hip), TE Richard Gordon (hamstring), PK Sebastian Janikowski (groin), RB Taiwan Jones (knee), S Michael Mitchell (ankle), DT Richard Seymour (knee), DE Matt Shaughnessy (shoulder), WR Rod Streater (knee) and DE Dave Tollefson (shoulder) were limited in practice Thursday, Oct. 25.

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  Raiders | 11 limited    Wed Oct 24, 06:18 PM

Oakland Raiders DT Desmond Bryant (elbow), LB Keenan Clayton (shoulder), WR Juron Criner (hip), TE Richard Gordon (hamstring), PK Sebastian Janikowski (groin), RB Taiwan Jones (knee), S Michael Mitchell (ankle), DT Richard Seymour (knee), DE Matt Shaughnessy (shoulder), WR Rod Streater (knee) and DE Dave Tollefson (shoulder) were limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 24.

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Keenan Clayton player page


  Raiders | Several have minor injuries    Tue Oct 23, 01:23 PM

Oakland Raiders WR Rod Streater (knee), DE Dave Tollefson (shoulder), LB Miles Burris (elbow), DL Desmond Bryant (elbow), LB Keenan Clayton (shoulder) and RB Mike Goodson (hip) are dealing with minor injuries after Week 7.

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  Raiders | Dave Tollefson feels indebted to team     Wed Apr 11, 01:07 PM

Oakland Raiders DL Dave Tollefson said he feels indebted to the team for giving him an opportunity to play in the league. Tollefson spent time on the team's practice squad in 2007. 'The Raiders allowed me to continue my career in the NFL by sending me to Europe and putting me on the practice squad,' Tollefson said. 'There's a debt there that I feel like I never really got to repay after leaving. It's kind of funny how life works. You get an opportunity to come back to someplace like this and really show them that you appreciate the opportunity that they gave you.'

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  Raiders | Could use Dave Tollefson in different spots    Sat Apr 7, 02:06 PM

The Oakland Raiders could use DE Dave Tollefson at defensive end, defensive tackle and linebacker depending on what defensive front they will be using.

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  Raiders | Dave Tollefson expected to be rotational player     Sat Apr 7, 08:27 AM

Oakland Raiders DL Dave Tollefson is expected to carve out a niche as part of the team's defensive line rotation.

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  Raiders | Dave Tollefson gets two-year deal    Sat Apr 7, 01:29 AM

The Oakland Raiders agrees to terms with free-agent DL Dave Tollefson (Giants) on a two-year deal worth a maximum of $3 million Friday, April 6.

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  Raiders | Favorite to land Dave Tollefson     Thu Apr 5, 09:00 AM

The Oakland Raiders have yet to sign free-agent DL Dave Tollefson (Giants); however, at this point, they are considered the frontrunner for his services.

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  Raiders | Dave Tollefson leaves without a deal     Wed Apr 4, 01:53 PM

Free-agent DL Dave Tollefson (Giants) left his visit with the Oakland Raiders Tuesday, April 3, without a contract.

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  NFL | Dave Tollefson to meet with two teams    Tue Apr 3, 01:31 PM

Free-agent DL Dave Tollefson (Giants) is scheduled to meet with the Oakland Raiders and Tennessee Titans after recently meeting with the Green Bay Packers.

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  NFL | Three still interested in Dave Tollefson    Mon Apr 2, 02:11 PM

Free-agent DE Dave Tollefson (Giants) is still receiving interest from the Green Bay Packers, Seattle Seahawks and Oakland Raiders.

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  Packers | Dave Tollefson to visit     Wed Mar 28, 02:12 PM

Free-agent DL Dave Tollefson (Giants) will visit with the Green Bay Packers Thursday, March 29 and Friday, March 30, according to a league source.

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  Raiders | Remain interested in Dave Tollefson    Sat Mar 24, 09:44 PM

The Oakland Raiders remains interested in free-agent DL Dave Tollefson (Giants). However, they're in competition with the Green Bay Packers, who are also interested in his services.

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  Packers | May schedule visit with Dave Tollefson    Fri Mar 23, 01:51 PM

The Green Bay Packers may set up a meeting with free-agent DE Dave Tollefson (Giants) at some point next week.

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  Giants | Have offer on table for Dave Tollefson    Wed Mar 21, 05:26 PM

The New York Giants have made a contract offer to free-agent DE Dave Tollefson (Giants) but he is meeting with other teams.

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  Raiders | Have interest in Dave Tollefson    Wed Mar 21, 04:39 PM

The Oakland Raiders have expressed interest in free-agent DE Dave Tollefson (Giants).

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  Packers | Interested in Dave Tollefson    Wed Mar 21, 02:08 PM

The Green Bay Packers have expressed interest in free-agent DE Dave Tollefson (Giants).

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  Buccaneers | Interested in Dave Tollefson    Wed Mar 21, 02:08 PM

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have expressed interest in free-agent DE Dave Tollefson (Giants).

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  Seahawks | Dave Tollefson to visit    Wed Mar 21, 01:56 PM

The Seattle Seahawks are scheduled to meet with free-agent DE Dave Tollefson (Giants) Thursday, March 22.

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  Giants | Dave Tollefson not expected to return     Mon Mar 12, 01:26 PM

New York Giants impending free-agent DL Dave Tollefson is not expected to re-sign with the team. Tollefson and the Giants have been unable to come to terms in negotiations thus far.

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  Giants | Have interest in bringing back Dave Tollefson    Tue Feb 28, 11:51 PM

The New York Giants have an interest in bringing back impending free-agent DL Dave Tollefson, but they have to let him test the free-agent market first. That's because Tollefson played last year under a 'minimum salary benefit deal' - a one-year contract for the veteran minimum that counts for less against a team's salary cap. Those deals, according to the rules laid out in the Collective Bargaining Agreement, may not be extended or renegotiated.

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  Giants | Dave Tollefson thinks he injured hand     Mon Feb 6, 03:55 PM

New York Giants DE Dave Tollefson (hand, finger) said he believes he broke his hand and dislocated his pinkie during Super Bowl XLVI.

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  Giants | Three listed as probable    Fri Dec 9, 05:17 PM

New York Giants DE Dave Tollefson (knee), LB Michael Boley (hamstring) and CB Prince Amukamara (back) were limited during practice Friday, Dec. 9. They are listed as probable for Week 14 and are expected to play.

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  Giants | Seven players do not practice    Wed Dec 7, 04:38 PM

New York Giants C David Baas (neck, head), DEs Dave Tollefson (knee) and Osi Umenyiora (ankle, knee), LBs Michael Boley (hamstring), Mark Herzlich (ankle) and Spencer Paysinger (hamstring) and SS Kenny Phillips (knee) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 7.

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  Giants | Two considered day-to-day    Wed Dec 7, 12:07 PM

New York Giants DE Dave Tollefson (knee) and SS Kenny Phillips (knee) are considered day-to-day with knee injuries.

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  Giants | Dave Tollefson has bruised knee    Mon Dec 5, 05:09 PM

New York Giants DL Dave Tollefson (knee) is dealing with a bruised right knee.

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  Giants | Dave Tollefson agrees to terms    Fri Aug 5, 05:24 PM

The New York Giants have agreed to terms with free-agent DL Dave Tollefson (Giants). Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

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  Giants | Two players receive second-round tenders    Tue Mar 1, 04:52 PM

The New York Giants have placed a second-round tenders on impending free-agent TE Kevin Boss and DL Dave Tollefson, reports Mike Garafolo, of The Star-Ledger.

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  Giants | Week 17 Inactives    Sun Jan 2, 03:34 PM

The New York Giants have declared CB Corey Webster, DL Dave Tollefson, WR Duke Calhoun, WR Hakeem Nicks, TE Jake Ballard, OT Jamon Meredith, OG Mitch Petrus, C Shaun O'Hara inactive for Week 17.

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  Giants | Two will not play Week 17    Fri Dec 31, 05:03 PM

New York Giants C Shaun O'Hara (foot, Achilles') and DL Dave Tollefson (knee) did not participate in practice Friday, Dec. 31, and have been ruled out for Week 17, reports Ralph Vacchiano, of the New York Daily News.

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  Giants | Four miss practice Thursday    Thu Dec 30, 05:36 PM

New York Giants C Shaun O'Hara (foot, Achilles'), DL Dave Tollefson (knee), CB Corey Webster (ribs) and S Brian Jackson (knee) did not practice Thursday, Dec. 30.

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  Giants | Dave Tollefson itching to be cleared    Thu Dec 30, 12:47 AM

New York Giants DL Dave Tollefson (knee) said Wednesday, Dec. 29, that the medial collateral ligament in his knee is feeling much better and he is pushing doctors to clear him for Week 17, reports Ohm Youngmisuk, of ESPNNewYork.com.

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  Giants | Seven miss practice Wednesday    Wed Dec 29, 05:22 PM

New York Giants CB Will Blackmon (knee), DL Chris Canty (neck), C Shaun O'Hara (foot, Achilles'), S Antrel Rolle (ankle), DL Dave Tollefson (knee), DL Justin Tuck (chest) and CB Corey Webster (ribs) did not practice Wednesday, Dec. 29.

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  Giants | Week 16 Inactives    Sun Dec 26, 03:21 PM

The New York Giants have declared RB Darius Reynaud, DL Dave Tollefson, WR Duke Calhoun, TE Jake Ballard, OT Jamon Meredith, OG Mitch Petrus, CB Will Blackmon, OT William Beatty inactive for Week 16.

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  Giants | Two players will not play Week 16    Fri Dec 24, 02:28 PM

New York Giants DL Dave Tollefson (knee) and CB Will Blackmon (knee) did not participate in practice Friday, Dec. 24, and have been ruled out for Week 16, reports Ralph Vacchiano, of the New York Daily News.

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  Giants | Two miss practice Thursday    Thu Dec 23, 04:25 PM

New York Giants CB Will Blackmon (knee) and DL Dave Tollefson (knee) did not practice Thursday, Dec. 23.

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  Giants | Two miss practice Wednesday    Wed Dec 22, 04:39 PM

New York Giants OT David Diehl (illness) and DL Dave Tollefson (knee) did not practice Wednesday, Dec. 22.

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