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Raiders cut Cribbs, setting stage for possible grievance

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Yes, the Josh Cribbs era has ended in Oakland.  (There was one?)

The Raiders have cut Cribbs and waived several others, according to Jerry McDonald of InsideBayArea.com.

Gone are linebacker Keenan Clayton, linebacker Eric Harper, fullback Jon Hoese, receiver Sam McGuffie, guard Andrew Robiski, receiver Tray Session, defensive tackle Myles Wade, and wide receiver Isiah Williams.  Also, center/guard Alex Parsons suggested on Twitter that he has been waived, too.

The moves leave the Raiders with 79 players.  They’ll have to trim four more roster spots by Tuesday at 4:00 p.m. ET.

Cribbs, as previously mentioned, is being evaluated for a knee injury.  The decision to cut him while possibly injured could result in a grievance or, before it comes to that, an injury settlement.

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10 Responses to “Raiders cut Cribbs, setting stage for possible grievance”
  1. mykul77 says: Aug 25, 2013 3:31 PM

    I like Cribbs, he’s a high character guy. Too bad he lost all his explosion.

  2. umainebearman says: Aug 25, 2013 3:32 PM

    Grievance?? I would think that would set the stage for a “Thank God I don’t have to play for the Raiders!” Party.

  3. slugdub says: Aug 25, 2013 3:42 PM

    Nevermind Cribbs, need to cut that sorry excuse for a left tackle, Alex Barron. What a mess that guy is.

  4. wojowbk says: Aug 25, 2013 3:44 PM

    I’d like to file a grievance against Josh “Special Teams Ace” Cribbs for fumbling two kickoffs and running in cement shoes all offseason.

  5. fordmandalay says: Aug 25, 2013 3:57 PM

    Stay classy, Raiders. Commitment To Egg Salad.

  6. kwjsb says: Aug 25, 2013 4:08 PM

    Josh heading home to C-Town to retire? Not yet, tough kid won’t give up that easy.

  7. concord148 says: Aug 25, 2013 4:58 PM

    I love the photo above with the fan and a paper bag on his head. He’s got class

  8. edawg7l says: Aug 25, 2013 5:22 PM

    Cribbs was a classy guy for Cleveland. His return game wasn’t as dynamic last season, but he gave us so many good years. When Cleveland released Cribbs, I understood why they did it, but I wasn’t thrilled that he had to go. I hope he gets another shot with someone and I hope he returns a few for TDs (just not against Cleveland).

  9. fearthehoody says: Aug 25, 2013 6:50 PM

    PHP= Past his Prime

  10. pacodawg says: Aug 25, 2013 7:51 PM

    Did mykel really say high character guy? Arrested for weed and Domestic Violence. Do your homework

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