Breno Giacomini has been released, the Raiders announced Monday afternoon. He missed the brunt of training camp and entire preseason to a knee injury.
Ryan Switzer was traded Monday for the second time in fourth months.
Raiders quarterback Derek Carr took six offensive snaps in the first exhibition, zero in the second and seven in the third. He won’t see any in Thursday’s finale at the Seattle Seahawks.
The Raiders avoid major injuries and overtime in their third exhibition Friday, as running back Chris Warren scored a late 3-yard touchdown during a 13-6 win over the Green Bay Packers at the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum.
Warmups for the third exhibition resembled a reunion Friday evening. Carr and Adams were college teammates at Fresno State. Nelson and Rodgers were Green Bay teammates for the past 10 years.
The Raiders’ last exhibition produced a strange workday for quarterback Derek Carr.
Melifonwu was waived by the Raiders to make room for cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie, who officially signed with the team Thursday.
Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch is known for his love for Skittles, on and off the field. Now, Skittles is repaying the favor.
Raiders mailbag heading into Friday’s preseason game against the Packers.
The site of the future Raiders stadium, as seen from a helicopter Wednesday, August 22, 2018.