Oakland Raiders Sign CB Raysean Pringle; Waive/Injured DB Shaquille Richardson

NAPA, Calif. – The Oakland Raiders have signed free agent CB Raysean Pringle, the club announced Monday.

Pringle joins the Raiders after spending his rookie season on both the Green Bay Packers and Jacksonville Jaguars practice squad in 2017. A former running back and wide receiver of Southern Utah, Pringle appeared in 33 games and made nine starts for the Thunderbirds. In his four seasons with the team (2013-16), the Oakland, Calif., native totaled 1,130 yards and 14 touchdowns on 228 carries, adding 36 receptions for 329 yards and one touchdown.

In a corresponding move, the Raiders have Waived/Injured DB Shaquille Richardson, who participated with the team throughout the club’s offseason program.

Press Release Courtesy of the Oakland Raiders Media Relations

Oakland Raiders Sign K Mike Nugent; Waive K Giorgio Tavecchio

NAPA, Calif. – The Oakland Raiders have signed free agent K Mike Nugent, the club announced Saturday.

Nugent joins the Raiders a veteran of 13 seasons, spending time with the New York Jets (2005-08), Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2009), Arizona Cardinals (2009), Cincinnati Bengals (2010-16), Dallas Cowboys (2017) and most recently with the Chicago Bears. Originally a second-round pick (47th overall) of the Jets in the 2006 NFL Draft, Nugent has appeared in 161 contests and registered an 81 percent career average on field goals, making 247-of-305 attempts, while making 359-of-372  (96.5 percent) PATs and totaling 1,100 points. He has appeared in five  postseason games, making 7-of-8 field goal attempts and connecting on all five PATs.

Last season, the 5-foot-10, 190-pound kicker spent time with both the Cowboys and Bears, connecting on 11-of-13 field goal attempts (84.6 percent) while making 15-of-17 (88.2 percent) PATs.

In a corresponding move, the Raiders have waived K Giorgio Tavecchio. Tavecchio was elevated to the active roster ahead of the club’s Week 1 contest in 2017 and made 16-of-21 field goal attempts while going 33-of-34 on PATs.

Press Release Courtesy of the Oakland Raiders Media Relations