Raiders Sign CB Bene Benwikere

     

According to Michael Gehlken, the Oakland Raiders have signed CB Bene Benwikere to a contract on Wednesday. 

Benwikere worked out for the Oakland on Tuesday. 

Benwikere, 27, is a former fifth-round pick of the Panthers back in 2014. He’s was in the third year of his four-year, $2.419 million contract when the Panthers cut him loose during the 2016 season.

Benewikere had brief stints with the Dolphins and Packers before he signed a futures contract with the Bengals last February. Cincinnati later traded him to the Cowboys for a conditional 2019 sixth-round pick.

The Cardinals signed Benewikere to a contract this past March but was just recently waived a few weeks ago.

In 2018, Benwikere has appeared in 11 games for the Cardinals and recorded 51 tackles, a half sack, an interception, a forced fumble and four pass defenses.

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