The Las Vegas Raiders kicked off their preseason schedule with a solid 20-7 victory over the Seattle Seahawks. They faced some tough decisions right after, though, with the first training camp cut date approaching.
Raiders Training Camp News
Las Vegas has made their first round of cuts to get down to 85 players.
Raiders Training Camp Cuts
Las Vegas announced seven roster cuts/waivers to get down to Tuesday's 85-man limit: quarterback Case Cookus, kicker Dominik Eberle, long snapper Liam McCullough, running back Bo Scarbrough, wide receiver Caleb Scott, cornerback De'Vante Bausby and defensive tackle Ethan Westbrooks.
Scarbrough, Bausby and Westbrooks are the most notable names of this list. Scarbrough was a seventh round draft pick back in 2018 and has seen action in seven career games while recording a touchdown for the Detroit Lions in 2019. Bausby and Westbrooks, two defensive players, own a combined 93 games and 17 starts across seasons spanning back to 2016 and 2014, respectively.
NFL Cut Down Dates 2021
Here's the full list of when cuts will need to be made during the preseason.
Teams will trim down to 80 players on Aug. 24, and down to 53 players on Aug. 31.
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