Oakland Raiders Announce Practice Squad Signings

ALAMEDA, Calif. – The Oakland Raiders have signed the following 10 players to their practice squad, the club announced Monday. C James Stone and DE Max Valles are the only practice squad signees that were not with the Raiders in training camp this year.

 Player                    Pos.    Ht.     Wt.    Exp.   College

Borders, Breon           CB       6-0      189     R          Duke

Brown, Fadol              DE       6-4      282     R          Mississippi

Brown, Pharaoh         TE        6-5      246     R          Oregon

Calhoun, Shilique        LB        6-4      250     2          Michigan State

Hatcher, Keon            WR      6-1      212     R          Arkansas

Hood, Elijah                RB       5-11    230     R          North Carolina

Simmons, Jordan        G         6-3      339     R          USC

Stone, James               C          6-3      290     3          Tennessee

Valles, Max                 DE       6-4      250     1          Virginia

Whitney, Isaac            WR      6-2      204     R          USC

Stone: Originally signed by the Atlanta Falcons as an undrafted free agent in May 2014…Spent the 2014 and 2015 seasons with the Falcons…Was waived by Atlanta after 2016 training camp…Signed by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers as a reserve/future free agent in January 2017…Waived by Buccaneers on Sept. 2…Career totals include 19 games played with 10 games started.

Valles: Was originally drafted by the Raiders in the sixth round (179th overall) of the 2015 NFL Draft…Spent the majority of the 2015 season with the Raiders’ practice squad before being signed to the Bills’ active roster…Was on the Bills’ practice squad for the 2016 season…Waived by Bills on Sept. 2.

Press Release Courtesy of the Oakland Raiders Media Relations

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