weather icon Partly Cloudy

Raiders sign offensive tackle

In need of offensive line depth to deal with a slew of injuries, the Raiders are signing offensive tackle Jackson Barton off the practice squad of the Giants and adding him to the 53-man roster.

Originally a seventh-round pick of the Indianapolis Colts in 2019, the 6-foot-7, 300-pound Barton has spent time with the Kansas City Chiefs and Giants over the last three seasons.

The Raiders lost right tackle Alex Leatherwood to a back strain in the first half of their win 0ver the Steelers on Sunday. Leatherwood’s status for Sunday’s game against the Miami Dolphins is not yet known.

Contact Vincent Bonsignore at vbonsignore@reviewjournal.com. Follow @VinnyBonsignore on Twitter.

Like and follow Vegas Nation
DeMaurice Smith disappointed in Gruden’s defenders

DeMaurice Smith said on Tuesday night’s edition of HBO’s “Real Sports” that he was particularly bothered by the number of people of color with a platform who defended Jon Gruden.