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Oakland Raiders: 53 man roster announced

Yesterday marked “Cut Day” across the National Football League as teams had to announce their first 53 man rosters of the 2014 season and the Oakland Raiders were no exception, releasing their 53 man roster along with the roster cuts they made to get there.

Head coach Dennis Allen will be taking the following amounts of players in each position to Week One against the New York Jets as the Raiders took a pretty standard amount of players in each position to fill their 53 slots this season: Quarterbacks (3), running backs (3), fullbacks (2), tight ends (3), receivers (5), guards (5), tackles (3), centers (1), defensive tackles (4), defensive ends (4), outside linebackers (5), middle linebackers (1), cornerbacks (7), safeties (4) and three specialists.

The full 53 man roster is as follows:

Wide receivers

Rod Streater
James Jones
Denarius Moore
Andre Holmes
Brice Butler

Tackles

Donald Penn
Menelik Watson
Matt McCants

Guards

Khalif Barnes
Austin Howard
Gabe Jackson
Kevin Boothe
Tony Bergstrom

Centers

Stefen Wisniewski

Tight ends

Mychal Rivera
David Ausberry
Brian Leonhardt

Quarterbacks

Matt Schaub
Derek Carr
Matt McGloin

Running backs

Darren McFadden
Maurice Jones-Drew
Latavius Murray

Fullbacks

Marcel Reece
Jamize Olawale

Defensive ends

LaMarr Woodley
Justin Tuck
CJ Wilson
Shelby Harris

Defensive tackles

Pat Sims
Stacy McGee
Antonio Smith
Justin Ellis

Outside linebackers

Khalil Mack
Sio Moore
Miles Burris
Kaluka Maiava
Kaelin Burnett

Middle linebackers

Nick Roach

Cornerbacks

Tarell Brown
Carlos Rogers
Chimdi Chekwa
Taiwan Jones
TJ Carrie
Keith McGill
Neiko Thorpe

Safeties

Charles Woodson
Tyvon Branch
Usama Young
Jonahthan Dowling

Specialists

K Sebastian Janikowski
LS Jon Condo
P Marquette King

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