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Raiders awarded Emmett Cleary on waivers

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The Raiders have added some young offensive tackle depth.

The club has been awarded Emmett Cleary on waivers from Tampa Bay, the team said Wednesday.

In a corresponding roster move, the Raiders waived wide receiver David Gilreath, a first-year pro from Wisconsin.

The 24-year-old Cleary spent the majority of the 2013 regular season on the Buccaneers’ practice squad. He also had a stint with the Colts, with whom he entered the NFL last spring. The Colts waived Cleary with an injury settlement in September.

Cleary played collegiately at Boston College (2009-2012), earning starting roles at right tackle and left tackle.

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8 Responses to “Raiders awarded Emmett Cleary on waivers”
  1. pooflingingmonkey says: Jun 18, 2014 6:38 PM

    His best chance to make the team is at Quarterback.

  2. djshnooks says: Jun 18, 2014 6:53 PM

    Gilreath is not a first year pro, he’s been with Pittsburgh and Buffalo, at least…and he was last in the NFL back in 2012. (I think he played in a game for the Steelers.)

  3. sidneyz says: Jun 18, 2014 7:02 PM

    He’s a Raider now. He’s got his foot in the door and now it’s up to him to fight for a roster spot.

  4. raiderrob21 says: Jun 18, 2014 7:07 PM

    Get well son, then lets see what you got.


  5. aceakking says: Jun 18, 2014 7:09 PM

    I guess this is bad news for Emmett Cleary.

  6. mcfleezy12 says: Jun 18, 2014 7:52 PM

    becuz he’s on a NFL roster?

  7. radrntn says: Jun 19, 2014 2:10 PM

    all good….add depth in camp, compete…best man wins…Go Raiders!

  8. raiderapologist says: Jun 19, 2014 5:06 PM

    aceakking says: Jun 18, 2014 7:09 PM

    I guess this is bad news for Emmett Cleary.
    Maybe you should explain that to him. There aren’t that many available jobs in the league, and the Raiders pay with US dollars like every other team.

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