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Oakland Raiders Activate CB Isaiah Johnson

ALAMEDA, Calif. – The Oakland Raiders have activated CB Isaiah Johnson to the 53-man roster, the club announced Monday.

Johnson was selected 129th overall by the Raiders in the 2019 NFL Draft. The 6-foot-2, 210-pound corner spent the first eight weeks of his rookie campaign on Reserve/Injured List after appearing in one game during the preseason.

Johnson was a four-year letterman at Houston, appearing in 45 games at Houston from 2015-18. After joining the Cougars as a wide receiver his freshman year, Johnson converted to cornerback following his sophomore season and appeared in 23 games and made 15 starts over his final two seasons, totaling 115 tackles (88 solo), four interceptions and 16 passes defensed.

In a corresponding move, the Raiders have released LB Brandon Marshall.

Press Release Courtesy of the Oakland Raiders Media Relations

Oakland Raiders Re-Sign DE Josh Mauro And LB Kyle Wilber; Place Johnson And Peterman On IR

ALAMEDA, Calif. – The Oakland Raiders have re-signed free agents DE Josh Mauro and LB Kyle Wilber, the club announced Monday.

Mauro rejoins the Raiders after originally signing with the team this past March and spending the offseason program and training camp with the club. A 6-foot-6, 290-pound defensive end, Mauro spent his first four seasons (2014-17) with the Arizona Cardinals prior to his one-year stint with the New York Giants in 2018. In his first five seasons, Mauro appeared in 59 contests and made 30 starts, compiling 102 tackles (72 solo), three sacks, four passes defensed, two forced fumbles and one fumble recovery. In three postseason contests, including two starts, Mauro has totaled three stops (two).

Wilber rejoins the team after originally signing with the team as an unrestricted free agent in 2018. Now entering his eighth season in the NFL, the 6-foot-4, 240-pound linebacker spent his first six years (2012-17) with the Dallas Cowboys after being selected by the club in the fourth round (113th overall) of the 2012 NFL Draft. Wilber has appeared in 103 games and made 16 starts over his career, compiling 98 tackles (66), 3.5 sacks, two passes defensed, three forced fumbles and five fumble recoveries. Wilber has also tallied two tackles (one), one interception and one pass defensed in three postseason contests.

In corresponding moves, the Raiders have placed CB Isaiah Johnson and QB Nathan Peterman on the Reserve/Injured List.

Press Release Courtesy of the Oakland Raiders Media Relations

Oakland Raiders Sign Fourth-Round Pick CB Isaiah Johnson

ALAMEDA, Calif. – The Oakland Raiders have signed fourth-round draft pick CB Isaiah Johnson, the club announced Thursday.

Johnson was selected 129th overall by the Raiders in the 2019 NFL Draft. He was a four-year letterman at Houston, appearing in 45 games at Houston from 2015-18. After joining the Cougars as a wide receiver his freshman year, Johnson converted to cornerback following his sophomore season and appeared in 23 games and made 15 starts over his final two seasons, totaling 115 tackles (88 solo), four interceptions and 16 passes defensed.

In 2018, the 6-foot-2, 208-pounder started 10 games, totaling 66 tackles (50), two interceptions and a team-leading seven passes defensed. Before converting to cornerback, the native of Bryan, Texas, played in 22 contests and totaled 21 receptions for 208 yards (9.9 avg.) over his first two seasons as a wide receiver with the squad.

Press Release Courtesy of the Oakland Raiders Media Relations