Raiders pointer former Bengals reserve Reggie Nelson

Oakland ubiquitous manager Reggie McKenzie is adding another impact actor to a free-agent transport that already includes ensure Kelechi Osemele, cornerback Sean Smith and linebacker Bruce Irvin.

The Raiders have concluded to terms with former Bengals reserve Reggie Nelson on a two-year contract, NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported, around a source sensitive of a deal.

At No. 22, Nelson was a highest remaining player on Around The NFL‘s list of a Top 99 giveaway agents. This signing means a Raiders have picked adult 4 of a top 25 players available.

Nelson, 32, warranted his initial Pro Bowl preference in 9 NFL seasons after restraining for a joining lead with 8 interceptions final year. The Bengals are relocating on since 2013 third-round collect Shawn Williams is prepared to step into a starting lineup conflicting George Iloka.

The further of Nelson solidifies a delegate that not usually struggled to enclose parsimonious ends final season, though also mislaid destiny Hall of Famer Charles Woodson to retirement.

By signing 4 high-caliber starters to turn out his roster, McKenzie now has a oppulance of holding a best actor on a house in a arriving breeze rather than reaching to fill positions of need.

Mixing in a new faces with an considerable immature nucleus, a Raiders are a franchise on a rise, prepared to give a Broncos a run for a AFC West pretension in 2016.

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