Raiders add kicker to roster

The Oakland Raiders announced on Tuesday that they signed kicker Giorgio Tavecchio.

The 5-foot-10, 182-pounder spent time with the Raiders last preseason after being claimed off of waivers on Aug. 26. He played in just one preseason game for Oakland, connecting on 2-of-2 47-yard field goal attempts against the Seattle Seahawks.

Prior to joining the Raiders, he spent time with the San Francisco 49ers (2012), Green Bay Packers (2013) and Detroit Lions (2014).

Tavecchio played in 46 games at the University of California, finishing with 256 points.


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