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Oakland Raiders Claim DB Tramain Jacobs And LB Lenny Jones Via Waivers

NAPA, Calif. – The Oakland Raiders have claimed DB Tramain Jacobs (New York Giants) and LB Lenny Jones (San Francisco 49ers) via waivers, the club announced Friday.

Jacobs was originally signed by the Baltimore Ravens as an undrafted free agent in May 2014. He spent most of the 2014 season Baltimore’s practice squad before being elevated to the active roster and appearing in three games for the Ravens, primarily on special teams. Last year, he was waived by the Ravens at the end of training camp before joining the Giants in September and playing in five games. For his career, Jacobs has appeared in eight games and recorded three special teams tackles. The 5-foot-11, 190-pounder played in 26 games over two seasons at Texas A&M, totaling 55 tackles (39 solo), two interceptions and 13 passes defensed.

Jones was originally signed by the San Francisco 49ers as an undrafted free agent in May 2016. He appeared in 50 games with 31 starts over four seasons at Nevada, totaling 149 tackles and 19 sacks, ranking fifth on the school’s all-time sack list. The 6-foot-3, 270-pounder is a native of nearby San Leandro, Calif., and attended San Leandro High School.

In corresponding moves, the Raiders have waived/injured CB SaQwan Edwards and waived DE Damontre Moore. Additionally, DL Denico Autry passed his physical and returned to practice today.

Press Release Courtesy of the Oakland Raiders Media Relations

Oakland Raiders Sign CB SaQwan Edwards To Active Roster

ALAMEDA, Calif. – The Oakland Raiders have signed CB SaQwan Edwards to the active roster from the practice squad, the club announced Wednesday.

Edwards originally signed with the Raiders as an undrafted free agent in May 2015. After being waived by the team at the end of training camp, he was signed to the Raiders’ practice squad on Sept. 6 and has remained there for the first 16 weeks of the season.

The 6-foot, 200-pounder played three years at New Mexico after transferring from Blinn College in Brenham, Texas. He appeared in 31 games for the Lobos, totaling 65 tackles (57 solo), three interceptions and 19 passes defensed. Last season as a senior, Edwards played in 12 games and posted 42 tackles (30) with three interceptions and nine passes defensed.

In a corresponding move, the Raiders have placed S Nate Allen on the Reserve/Injured List.

Press Release Courtesy of the Oakland Raiders Media Relations

Raiders Announce Practice Squad

Photo of George Atkinson III by Shawn Jonas

ALAMEDA, Calif. – The Oakland Raiders have signed the following 10 players to their practice squad, the club announced Monday.

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
Edwards, SaQwan               CB      6-0    200    R       New Mexico
Gilbert, Garrett*                  QB      6-4    230    1       SMU
Harris, Shelby                        DE      6-2    290    1       Illinois State
Kistler, Dan                               T        6-7    315    1       Montana
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
Valles, Max                              DE      6-4    250    R        Virginia

* – Not previously with Oakland

Garrett Gilbert: Originally drafted by the St. Louis Rams in the sixth round (214th overall) of the 2014 NFL Draft…Spent the 2014 season on the practice squads of the Rams and New England Patriots…Spent training camp in 2015 with the Detroit Lions before being waived…Appeared in a total of 47 at SMU with 37 starts…Finished with 9,761 passing yards on 908-of-1,548 passing (58.6 percent), 49 TDs and 45 INTs…Added 1,013 rushing yards and 20 TDs on the ground for a total of 10,774 all-purpose yards…Began collegiate career at Texas.

Oakland Raiders Claim Safety Keenan Lambert

ALAMEDA, Calif. – The Oakland Raiders have claimed Safety Keenan Lambert via waivers from the Seattle Seahawks, the club announced Sunday.

Lambert was signed by Seattle as an undrafted free agent in May 2015 and spent the offseason program and training camp with the Seahawks before being waived yesterday.

The 6-foot, 210-pounder played collegiately at Norfolk State, appearing in 47 games with 40 starts over four seasons. He totaled 206 tackles, eight interceptions and 26 passes defensed. He earned First-Team All-MEAC honors his senior season after posting 52 tackles and three interceptions.

To make room on the roster, the Raiders have waived CB SaQwan Edwards.