Raider sign linebacker Jelani Jenkins in 1st add to defense

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March 20, 2017 - 8:13pm
Raider sign linebacker Jelani Jenkins in 1st add to defense The club made its first defensive free-agent signing Monday, after it had added four offensive players the past couple of weeks. Oakland signed former Miami linebacker Jelani Jenkins, formally announced the signing of backup quarterback EJ Manuel and announced that it has brought back long snapper Jon Condo. Jenkins, 25, started seven games last season and missed seven with groin, knee and hand injuries. Manuel was a first-round pick of the Bills in 2013. [...] he is reunited with former Buffalo quarterback coach and new Raiders offensive coordinator Todd Downing. The Seahawks still own his rights, and it’s unlikely the Raiders would trade a draft pick for him.


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