The Oakland Raiders promoted tight end Gabe Holmes

The Oakland Raiders promoted tight end Gabe Holmes

The Oakland Raiders added some depth to the active roster, signing tight end Gabe Holmes on Friday. 

This will be the second stint for Holmes on the active roster, spending the majority of his rookie campaign on the practice squad. Holmes was inactive week 1 agains the Bengals before being waived on Sept. 15 and being signed to the practice squad on Sept. 17. 

The 6-foot-5, 255-pounder was originally signed by the Raiders as an undrafted free agent. He played in 49 games at Purdue, totaling 65 catches for 685 yards and six touchdowns.


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