Keelan Doss, Isaiah Johnson cut as Raiders get to 53 players

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The Raiders have announced their initial 53-man roster and it does not include wide receiver Keelan Doss or cornerback Isaiah Johnson.

Doss had 11 catches for 133 yards for the Raiders in 2019 and played in one game last season, but will be hitting the waiver wire. Johnson, a 2019 fourth-round pick, will be doing the same after appearing in 19 games over his first two seasons.

The Raiders also waived 2021 seventh-round center Jimmy Morrissey.

As previously reported, they have released wide receiver John Brown and safety Karl Joseph. Tight end Derek Carrier, offensive lineman Patrick Omameh, and cornerback Blidi Wreh-Wilson have also been released. Cornerback Nevin Lawson will open the season on the suspended list.

In addition to Doss, Johnson and Morrisey, the Raiders waived linebacker Asmar Bilal, tight end Alex Ellis, tight end Matt Bushman, guard Lester Cotton, defensive tackle Matt Dickerson, running back B.J. Emmons, defensive end Gerri Green, running back Garrett Groshek, tackle Devery Hamilton, offensive lineman Jaryd Jones-Smith, safety Dallin Leavitt, offensive lineman Jeremiah Poutasi, running back Trey Ragas, linebacker Max Richardson, defensive tackle Niles Scott, wide receiver Dillon Stoner, wide receiver DJ Turner, and defensive end Kendal Vickers.

4 responses to “Keelan Doss, Isaiah Johnson cut as Raiders get to 53 players

  1. Im alittle disappointed we let Joseph go but i understand. The young boys can fly around and deserve a chance to grow.

    Now what im legitimately mad at is: How does Nevin Lawson still have a job? Not only does he keep getting suspended, when hes not suspended he gets roasted more than a pig at a BBQ.

  2. I dont understand why Jalen Richard and Lawson are still on this team, couldve kept ragas and kujo..

  3. Isaiah Johnson just couldn’t stay on the field. At some point a coach gets tired of seeing the same guy in the trainer’s room. The kid can play. If he gets healthy, he could be in the league for a long time. I think the Raiders saw that, and that’s why he hung around as long as he did. Good luck kid. Once a Raider, always a Raider. In fact, if he doesn’t get picked up, I wouldn’t bet against the Raiders re-signing him at some point.

  4. Ragas and Richard are two very different players. The Raiders need a Richard far more than they need a Ragas on the roster.

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