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Raiders need to clear a roster spot for Cribbs

Josh Cribbs,  Dannell Ellerbe AP

At some point soon, receiver/kick returner Josh Cribbs will sign with the Raiders.  For now, he can’t because the Raiders currently have 90 players.

As explained by Paul Gutierrez of CSNBayArea.com, the Raiders mistakenly left long-snapper Nick Guess off the team’s roster entering last weekend’s rookie minicamp, which means that instead of having 89 players they actually have 90.

Which means that they have to make a roster move in order to clear a spot for Cribbs.

It’s not a huge issue, given that every team has a cluster of undrafted free agents and assorted slappies populating the bottom of the roster.  But the Raiders nevertheless must drop a player before they can officially add Cribbs.

Until then, he in theory can sign somewhere else.  But that’s not likely.

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16 Responses to “Raiders need to clear a roster spot for Cribbs”
  1. goraidersgospurs says: May 15, 2013 9:01 PM

    To bad I can’t say Rolando!!!…….spellingcop is trash

  2. forthelove says: May 15, 2013 9:12 PM

    Dude c’mon with the slappies comments.

  3. faniam79 says: May 15, 2013 9:22 PM

    RAIDERS NEED TO CLEAR 2 SPOTS. ONE 4 CRIBBS, THE OTHER 4 WOODSON

  4. macgyver7 says: May 15, 2013 9:28 PM

    While they’re at it they might as well free up one more roster spot and bring back Charles Woodson.

  5. jaewest304 says: May 15, 2013 9:56 PM

    Actually the Raiders also signed a QB today thus needing two spots now…a third if Woods on decides to return to Oakland.

  6. vfan76 says: May 15, 2013 10:11 PM

    Once again the Raiders prove they belong at the bottom of the list. I really would love to say that you’re more intelligent than Saint’s fans… but nope. You’re not.

  7. charger383 says: May 15, 2013 10:17 PM

    he will be a good addition

  8. lostsok says: May 15, 2013 10:48 PM

    They forgot they had a player…?

  9. raiderapologist says: May 15, 2013 11:11 PM

    Why do you go with slappies? Everyone knows you mean to say “slapdicks”. Just say it. You will sleep better, and nobody will file a complaint. Well, spellingcops might lodge a protest. But I’ve seen her, and let me say, she is butt-ugly. If she complains, it’s only because she needs attention, not because she’s offended by the wording.

  10. commitment2excrement says: May 15, 2013 11:44 PM

    From mishandling roll call, to mishandling draft trades, the Raiders are right on schedule… To be Peyton’s speedbump

  11. nms1962 says: May 15, 2013 11:56 PM

    He’s not that memorable. Look at his last name…

  12. sickoe47 says: May 16, 2013 12:03 AM

    Get rid of the false start machine BARNES!!! Come on reggie you can do it!

  13. slickster35 says: May 16, 2013 12:05 AM

    Don’t forget the assorted slappies at the top of the roster too. In fact, just say a whole roster of assorted slappies and be more accurate.

  14. bigbadal21 says: May 16, 2013 12:23 AM

    Let me ad one more hit to this useless post.

  15. brownspower says: May 16, 2013 6:26 AM

    Wonder how that long-snapper Nick Guess feels this morning. Probably lower than a slappie.

  16. yssupasigninnamnotyep says: May 16, 2013 11:53 AM

    Man you’re an idiot commitment2ex…a true Donkey lover. Can’t wait to see MegaHead go down hard…like you on spellingcops.

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