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NFL practice squad signings: Complete rosters for all 32 NFL teams in 2021

  NFL practice squad signings: Complete rosters for all 32 NFL teams in 2021 Sporting News is tracking the latest practice squad signings that NFL teams are making after roster cuts.That's part of why the league is once again allowing teams to sign 16 players to practice squad rosters. Originally, the NFL and NFLPA's Collective Bargaining Agreeement outlined a 12-man practice squad in 2021 with an increase to a 14-man unit in 2022. However, because of the pandemic, both parties agreed to expanded units last year; that policy will stay in effect for 2021.

The Las Vegas Raiders will likely begin to compile their 16-player practice squad later this afternoon once they see who clears waivers.

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This is your place to find all the latest practice squad news that involves the Silver and Black.

September 1

3:54 p.m.: The Raiders announced 15 members of their practice squad. There is one spot open and, this group, will be a revolving door for weeks. The two new names are running back B.J. Emmons and guard Lester Cotton.

12:22 pm.: It seems like linebacker Max Richardson will be signed as well.

Raiders GM Mike Mayock: Team 'needs' to make playoffs this season

  Raiders GM Mike Mayock: Team 'needs' to make playoffs this season Sure, every team wants to make the playoffs every single season. But for Las Vegas Raiders general manager Mike Mayock, that "want" is more of a "need" ahead of the 2021 campaign."Jon (Gruden) and I will both tell you that we feel like we need to be a playoff team this year, and I don't think there's any doubt about that," Mayock told the press Wednesday, via Paul Gutierrez of ESPN. "You guys are all going to put that in your headlines, and I understand it, but that's what the expectation is. We think we've done the infrastructure work necessary to put us in position, and we've got to take care of business.

11:30 a.m.: Karl Joseph has found a home on the Pittsburgh Steelers’ practice squad for now.

10:20 a.m.: Here’s another new guy:

11:01 a.m.: Center Jimmy Morrissey too, apparently.

10:57 a.m.: Here is it. Most of the Raiders’ top young cut players are back.

10:45 a.m.: The Raiders are bringing back cornerback Madre Harper. He was signed by Las Vegas an as undrafted free agent last year.

9:48 a.m.: Devery Hamilton is back.

9:40 a.m.: Cornerback Isaiah Johnson, cut by the Raiders Tuesday, is headed to the Houston practice squad.

9:37 a.m.: Scott Niles is back.

9:35 a.m.: The Raiders are signing a former UNLV and former Browns’ CB/

9:32 a.m.: Kendal Vickers is back.

9:30 a.m.: The bad news is no team was interested in Raiders’ cuts. The good news is Las Vegas can sign their released players to their practice squad.

Raiders DT Gerald McCoy suffers second season-ending injury in two years, per report .
A six-time Pro Bowler, Gerald McCoy will now miss the rest of the season with a knee ailment after a ruptured quad left him out for all of 2020.McCoy stayed healthy in camp for the Las Vegas Raiders this year, but he had to be carted off following his ninth snap of game during a 33-27 overtime win over the Baltimore Ravens. On Wednesday, NFL Network reported the left knee injury will end his season.

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