- Associated Press - Saturday, October 14, 2017

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) - The Oakland Raiders have promoted linebacker Shilique Calhoun from the practice squad to the active roster.

Calhoun takes the place of cornerback Antonio Hamilton. Oakland placed Hamilton on injured reserve Saturday with a knee injury.

Calhoun was originally a third-round pick by Oakland in 2016. He had five tackles, a half-sack and one pass defensed in 10 games as a rookie. He was cut when the roster was reduced to 53 last month and added to the practice squad. Calhoun is eligible to play Sunday against the Chargers.

Hamilton hurt his knee in last week’s loss to Baltimore.


More AP NFL: pro32.ap.org and twitter.com/AP_NFL

Sign up for Daily Newsletters

Copyright © 2019 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times welcomes your comments on Spot.im, our third-party provider. Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.


Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide