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Oakland Raiders Sign Tavecchio; Place Janikowski On IR

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Oakland Raiders have signed K Giorgio Tavecchio to the active roster and placed K Sebastian Janikowski on the Reserve/Injured List, the club announced Saturday.

Tavecchio has spent time with the Raiders in the each of the last four preseasons, and has connected on a combined 9-of-11 field goal attempts in preseason action for the Silver and Black from 2014-17.

The 5-foot-10, 180-pounder had stints in training camp with the San Francisco 49ers (2012), Green Bay Packers (2013) and Lions (2014) prior to joining the Raiders in 2014. Tavecchio played in 46 games for at the University of California and finished his career with 256 points, ranking fifth on the school’s all-time scoring list and fourth among kickers. He converted 48-of-64 (75 percent) field goal attempts and 112-of-120 (93.3 percent) PATs during his three years, ranking third in both all-time made field goals and extra points made.

Press Release Courtesy of the Oakland Raiders Media Relations

Oakland Raiders Announce Transactions

ALAMEDA, Calif. – The Oakland Raiders have made the following roster moves, the club announced Monday. The transactions bring the Raiders to the NFL-mandated 75-player limit on their active roster.

Joe Hansley un-drafted free agent out of Colorado State. Photo by Shawn Jonas
Joe Hansley un-drafted free agent out of Colorado State. Photo by Shawn Jonas

WAIVED THE FOLLOWING PLAYERS:
Player Pos.                           Ht.               Wt.                   Exp.   College
Burbank, Ross C               6-4              294                  R         Virginia
East, Andrew LS                6-2             220                  1          Vanderbilt
Edwards, Chris S              6-1              218                  R          Idaho
Hackett, Chris S                6-0              195                  1          TCU
Hall, Jimmy S                      6-1              230                  2          Northwestern
Hansley, Joe WR              5-9              168                  R          Colorado State
Jacobs, Tramain DB       5-11            190                  3          Texas A&M
Jones, Lenny LB                6-3               270                 R          Nevada
McCaffrey, Max WR      6-2               196                 R          Duke
Orr, Leon DT                       6-5               320                 1           Florida
Palmer, Nathan WR       5-11             200                 2          Northern Illinois
Tavecchio, Giorgio K      5-10             180                 1          California
Underwood, Colton TE   6-3             255                 1          Illinois State
Vaughn, Terran G/C        6-3               306                  R       Stephen F. Austin

PLACED THE FOLLOWING PLAYER ON THE RESERVE/INJURED LIST:
Player Pos.                         Ht.      Wt.          Exp.                  College
Holmes, Gabe TE           6-5      255         2                         Purdue

Press Release Courtesy of the Oakland Raiders Media Relations

Oakland Raiders Announce Roster Transactions

ALAMEDA, Calif. – The Oakland Raiders have made the following roster moves, the club announced Saturday. The transactions bring the Raiders to the NFL-mandated 53-player limit on their active roster.

Waived the following players:

Player                               Pos. Ht. Wt. Exp. College
Atkinson III, George RB 6-1 220    1     Notre Dame
Bell, Mitch                        G  6-3 345     R    Louisiana Tech
Dyer, Michael              RB  5-9 220     R    Louisville
Hadley, Spencer         LB   6-1 230     1     BYU
Harris, Shelby               DE 6-2 290     1    Illinois State
Kistler, Dan                     T    6-7 315     1    Montana
Leonhardt, Brian       TE    6-5 255    2    Bemidji State
Lumpkin, Ricky          DT    6-3 300    1    Kentucky
McDonald, Tevin         S    5-11 195   R  Eastern Washington
Orr, Leon                       DT     6-5   320  R   Florida
Shirley, Josh                LB      6-1   235  R   UNLV
Tavecchio, Giorgio     K      5-10180 1    California
Valles, Max                  DE      6-4   250 R   Virginia
Wilkins, Gary            DE        6-2  240 R   Furman
Wylie, Devon           WR       5-9  185 2   Fresno State

Released the following players:

Player                     Pos.   HT.     Wt.      Exp.     College

Durham, Kris      WR      6-5  215        4       Georgia
Mays, Taylor        S            6-3 235         6       USC
Ponder, Christian QB   6-2 230        5      Florida State
Wilson, C.J.            DL       6-3 290        6       East Carolina

Waived/Injured the following player:

Player                      Pos. Ht. Wt.  Exp.  College
Morris, Anthony T     6-7 300    R        Tennessee State

Placed the following player on Reserve/Injured:

Player                        Pos.  Ht. Wt.   Exp. College
Ross, Brandian       S      6-0 190   4        Youngstown State

Press Release Courtesy of the Oakland Raiders Media Relations