One of the cap casualties for the Raiders this particular offseason was backup quarterback AJ McCarron. He was released last week, conserving the team around $5 mil in cap money. The group seemed opened to bringing McCarron back at a lower salary, yet he signed with Texans rather, leaving a hole at the back-up QB spot. That spot had been filled today with the signing associated with journeyman QB Mike Glennon.
The particular 29-year-old is joining his 4th NFL team entering his 6th season. He was originally a 3rd round pick by the Buccaneers within the 2013 draft. After starting thirteen games as a rookie, he has begun just 9 games since.
Along with 22 career starts, Glennon offers completed 61% of his goes by for 5107 yards with thirty-five touchdowns and 20 interceptions. He or she spent last season with the Az Cardinals with 1 TD within two starts.
He will join Nathan Peterman to compete for the back-up spot behind starting QB Derek Carr.