ALAMEDA, California. – The Oakland Raiders signed a pair of free agents, the savior Jordan Richards and the defensive end Alex Barrett.
Oakland announced the moves on Friday, a day after releasing wide receiver Seth Roberts.
Richards made 12 starts and played 15 games last season for the Falcons, after moving from 2015 to 2017 with the Patriots before being traded. He had 39 tackles, 27 alone and three pbades defended.
Barrett appeared in two games for Detroit in 2017 and spent the rest of the 17 and most of last year on the Lions practice team. He then played with the San Diego Fleet of the American Football Alliance.
In eight games with the Fleet, he had 15 tackles and two sacks.