Oakland Raiders Place Mario Edwards Jr. on Reserve/Injured; Add Two to Practice Squad

ALAMEDA, CALIFORNIA– The Oakland Raiders have signed the following two players to their practice squad, the club announced Monday. Additionally, the Raiders have placed Defensive End Mario Edwards Jr. on the Reserve/Injured List.

Fanaika, Jason   Defensive End  Rookie   Utah
Grant, Curtis    Linebacker   1 year   Ohio State

Fanaika: Originally signed with the San Francisco 49ers as an undrafted free agent, May 6, 2016…Waived by 49ers, August 30, 2016…Appeared in 26 games (18 starts) and registered 88 tackles and nine sacks in two seasons at Utah…Transferred from Utah State after the 2012 season…Played in 21 games (five starts), recording 29 tackles and one sack at Utah State…Native of Pleasant Grove, Utah.

Grant: Originally signed with the San Diego Chargers as an undrafted free agent, May 2, 2015…Waived by Chargers, Sept. 30, 2015…Signed by Atlanta Falcons to practice squad, Dec. 15, 2015…Signed by Tennessee Titans as a free agent, April 1, 2016…Waived by Titans, Sept. 2, 2016…Played four years at Ohio State, totaling 131 tackles and 3.5 sacks…Was a co-captain for the Buckeyes in 2014 as the team won the BCS National Championship…Native of Richmond, Va.

Oakland Raiders Announce Practice Squad Signings

ALAMEDA, CALIFORNIA – The Oakland Raiders have signed the following eight players to their practice squad, the club announced Sunday. All eight players were with the team during training camp this year.

Brent, K.J.   Wide Receiver  6′-3″  Rookie  Wake Forest
Durden, Kenneth  Cornerback  6′-1″   Rookie Youngstown State
Jackson, Branden  Defensive Lineman  6′-4″  Rookie Texas Tech
Kirkland, Denver   Guard  6′-4″  Rookie  Arkansas
Mickens, Jaydon   Wide Receiver  5′-10″  Rookie   Washington
O’Malley, Ryan   Tight End   6′-6″  Rookie  Pennsylvania
Omoile, Oni    Guard   6′-2″    Rookie   Iowa State
Toomer, Korey   Linebacker  6′-2″   Idaho

Oakland Raiders Announce 53-Man Roster Transactions

ALAMEDA, Calif. – The Oakland Raiders have made the following roster moves, the club announced Saturday. Additionally, Full Back Marcel Reece has been moved to the Reserve/Suspended List and the Raiders have acquired a conditional draft pick in the 2017 NFL Draft from the Seattle Seahawks in exchange for Safety Dewey McDonald. The transactions bring the Raiders to the NFL-mandated 53-player limit on their active roster.

 

Jaydon Mickens make a nice catch against the Seattle Seahawks Sep. 1, 2016
Jaydon Mickens make a nice catch against the Seattle Seahawks Sep. 1, 2016

 

WAIVED THE FOLLOWING PLAYERS:

Atkinson III, George   Running Back   Notre Dame
Bell, Mitch   Guard    Louisiana Tech
Brent, K.J.   Wide Receiver Wake Forest
Durden, Kenneth   Corner Back   Youngstown State
Hall, Marvin   Wide Receiver    Washington
Iddings, Drew   Defensive Lineman  South Dakota
Jackson, Branden   Defensive Lineman   Texas Tech
Kirkland, Denver   Guard   Arkansas
Lott, Derrick   Defensive Tackle   Tennessee-Chattanooga
Lotulelei, John   Linebacker   UNLV
McGee, Jake   Tight End   Florida
Mickens, Jaydon   Wide Receiver   Washington
O’Malley, Ryan   Tight End    Pennsylvania
Omoile, Oni   Guard   Iowa State
Thorpe, Neiko   Cornerback  Auburn
Toomer, Korey   Linebacker   Idaho
Townsend Jr., Greg   Defensive End   USC
Wilson, Kyrie   Linebacker   Fresno State

WAIVED/INJURED THE FOLLOWING PLAYERS:

Ball, Neiron   Linebacker Florida
Cowser, James   Linebacker/Defensive End   Southern Utah