Raiders make final cuts

Here are the moves the Raiders made on Sunday to get down to the regular season 53-man limit:


Positions/Player, Ht/Wt, experience, college

DE Andre Carter, 6-4/260, 13, California

LB Omar Gaither, 6-1/235, 8, Tennessee

CB Joselio Hanson, 5-9/185, 9, Texas Tech

T Tony Hills, 6-5/304, 6, Texas

S Reggie Smith, 6-1/192, 5, Oklahoma


DL Ryan Baker, 6-5/302, 5, Purdue

DE David Bass, 6-4/256, R, Missouri Western St.

LB Billy Boyko, 6-2/240, R, Lehigh

CB Chance Casey, 5-11/190, R, Baylor

G Jason Foster, 6-3/300, 1, Rhode Island

TE Richard Gordon, 6-4/268, 3, Miami (Fla.)

WR Greg Jenkins, 6-1/208, R, Alabama St.

S Shelton Johnson, 6-0/197, R, Wisconsin

TE Brian Leonhardt, 6-5/255, R, Bemidji St.

G Lamar Mady, 6-2/315, R, Youngstown St.

K Justin Medlock, 5-11/200, 3, UCLA

DT Kurt Taufa’asau, 6-2/300, R, Wyoming

LB Chase Thomas, 6-3/241, R, Stanford

WR Conner Vernon, 6-0/192, R, Duke

RB Deonte Williams, 5-10/213, R, Cal Poly


T Willie Smith, 6-5/310, 3, East Carolina

Placed on Reserve/Injured:

OL Tony Bergstrom, 6-5/310, 2, Utah


WR Andre Holmes, 6-4/210, 2, Hillsdale

So, in case you hadn’t realized: The Raiders are keeping four quarterbacks and two punters. Commitment to excellence!

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