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Raiders' James Cowser: Moved to defensive line
Cowser is taking reps on the defensive line throughout training camp, Vic Tafur of The Athletic reports.
The Raiders had tried Cowser as a linebacker over the past few seasons, but he's slated to play defensive end throughout the preseason after primarily serving on special teams in 2017.... See More ... See Less
Raiders' James Cowser: Sticking around in Oakland
Cowser has signed a reserve/future contract with the Raiders, Matt Schneidman of The San Jose Mercury News reports.
Cowser appeared in 22 games for Oakland between the 2016 and 2017 seasons, but the 28-year-old failed to make a single game appearance throughout 2018. It appears he'll now get another chance to earn a role in Oakland's linebacking corps, though Cowser's most probable outcome -- should he make the team out of training camp -- is likely contained to work on special teams.... See More ... See Less
James Cowser: Waived by Oakland
Cowser was waived by the Raiders on Monday, Michael Gehlken of the Las Vegas Review-Journal reports.
Cowser was waived by Oakland to begin the 2018 season, briefly rejoined the team in late October, and will ultimately be set loose once more to make room for Kony Ealy on the 53-man roster. If the depth defensive end goes unclaimed on waivers, he'll be a strong candidate to sign with the Raiders' practice squad.... See More ... See Less
Raiders' James Cowser: Promoted to active roster
Cowser was promoted from the practice squad to Oakland's active roster Tuesday.
Cowser appeared in all 16 games for the Raiders in 2017, compiling 23 tackles and a forced fumble. He's spent most of the season on their practice squad.... See More ... See Less
James Cowser: Waived by Raiders
Cowser was waived by the Raiders on Saturday, Michael Gehlken of the Las Vegas Review-Journal reports.
Cowser cleared waivers Sunday and will be eligible for practice squad consideration, having played in all 16 games for the Raiders in 2017.... See More ... See Less
Raiders' James Cowser: Re-signs with Oakland
Cowser, an exclusive-rights free agent, signed a contract with the Raiders on Monday.
Cowser signed with the Raiders as an undrafted free agent ahead of the 2016 season and has since racked up 32 tackles, one sack and one forced fumble in 22 games. The product of Southern Utah should remain a key special-teams player and depth linebacker for Oakland in 2018.... See More ... See Less
Raiders' James Cowser: Signs with Raiders
Cowser has been signed to the Raiders' active roster, Adam Caplan of ESPN reports.
Cowser's signing will add depth to the Raiders' pass-rushing depth.... See More ... See Less
|HT/WT: 6-3, 231 lbs
|Birthplace: Kaysville, UT, USA
|School: Southern Utah