Raiders Blog and Q&A

News, observations and reader questions about the Oakland Raiders

September 27, 2012
Ihenacho signed to practice squad

ALAMEDA -- Linebacker Carl Ihenacho wasn't in the wind for long. The Raiders, who cut Ihenacho from the active roster on Tuesday to make room for linebacker Vic So'oto, signed Ihenacho to their practice squad today. They released defensive back Akwasi Owusu-Ansah from the practice squad to clear a spot.

There was no sign of receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey (concussion, neck strain), offensive tackle Khalif Barnes (groin) or cornerback Shawntae Spencer (foot) when the Raiders began their practice this morning. Defensive end Andre Carter, whom the Raiders signed yesterday, is practicing and wearing No. 97.

Defensive tackle Richard Seymour, who was held out of practice Wednesday (knee), is back on the field. So is tight end Brandon Myers (concussion), who was prohibited from contact yesterday.

-- Matt Kawahara

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About Raiders Blog and Q&A

Matt Kawahara was born in Sacramento and attended McClatchy High School and UC Berkeley, where he wrote for the independent student paper The Daily Californian. He graduated from Cal in 2010 and started at The Sacramento Bee as a summer intern. He joined The Bee's sports staff in fall 2011.

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