(KPIX 5) — The Raiders signed quarterback EJ Manuel who will compete to be Derek Carr’s backup.
Manuel was the 16th pick by Buffalo in the 2013 NFL draft. He went 6-11 in 17 starts with the Bills, but will get a chance to hit the reset button in Oakland.READ MORE: COVID Omicron Variant: CDC Expands Surveillance To San Francisco International Airport
The acquisition of Manuel likely means the end of quarterback Matt McGloin whose contract expired at the end of the 2016 season.READ MORE: San Francisco Bay Area Bridge Tolls To Jump By $1 On Jan. 1
Connor Cook also remains on the Raiders roster. Cook started the playoff game against the Texans and threw three interceptions in the Oakland loss.MORE NEWS: E.G. Daily On 'Rugrat's New Holiday Special "Traditions": 'We Embrace Everyone And Everything'
The Raiders also announced they signed linebacker Jelani Jenkins.