3rd Raiders player retires in less than a week

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For the 3rd clip successful little than a week, a Raiders subordinate has abruptly retired.

Veteran tackle Sam Young connected Tuesday joined moving backmost Theo Riddick and linebacker James Onwualu successful announcing his retirement.

Young spent each of past play with the Raiders and played successful 11 games, including making a career-high 7 starts.

The 34-year-old Young was primitively a 2010 sixth-round prime by the Dallas Cowboys retired of Notre Dame.

His status opens a doorway for Brandon Parker to support his spot connected the team. Parker has struggled erstwhile fixed opportunities implicit his archetypal 3 seasons, but the 19 starts helium has made astatine slightest correspond immoderate level of acquisition down starters Kolton Miller and Alex Leatherwood.

The Raiders person talked up Jaryd Jones-Smith, but helium has appeared successful conscionable 3 games portion playing for 4 teams since entering the league arsenic an undrafted escaped cause successful 2018.

Contact Vincent Bonsignore astatine vbonsignore@reviewjournal.com. Follow @VinnyBonsignore connected Twitter.

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