Raiders Sign Fourth-Round G John Simpson, Wrap Up Draft Class


The Las Vegas Raiders have officially signed fourth-round G John Simpson to his rookie contract, according to Tashan Reed.

The Raiders have now wrapped up their 2020 draft class. 

Round Player Pos. Status
1 Henry Ruggs WR Signed
1 Damon Arnette CB Signed
3 Lynn Bowden WR Signed
3 Bryan Edwards WR Signed
3 Tanner Muse ILB Signed
4 John Simpson G Signed
4 Amik Robertson CB Signed 

Simpson, 22, was a two-year starter at Clemson and earned All-American honors last season. The Raiders traded up with the Lions to select him with the No. 109 pick in this year’s draft. 

Lance Zierlein compares him to former Ravens and Raiders G Kelechi Osemele. 

He’s projected to receive a four-year, $4,094,373 rookie contract that includes a $799,373 signing bonus.

During his four-year college career, Simpson appeared in 49 games and started 29 at left guard. 

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