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Raiders Have Not Signed OT Jared Gaither?

ESPN’s John Clayton reports that the Oakland Raiders have made the decision to pass on OT Jared Gaither. Instead Oakland has re-signed OT Khalif Barnes to a one-year deal.

It will be interesting to see what team gambles on Gaither now that the Raiders have passed.

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The previous report has since been refuted by Gaither’s agent Drew┬áRosenhaus via twitter.

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Vittorio Tafur of the San Francisco Chronicle reports that the Oakland Raiders have signed OT Jared Gaither.

Gaither is one of the high upside/high risk players in this years free agent class. The fact that the Raiders were the ones to gamble on talent shouldn’t be much of a surprise.

Last year Gaither suffered a serious neck injury so there’s going to some concerns in regards to his health.